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Malverne, West Hempstead residents react to state legalization of recreational marijuana

On March 31, New York state legalized recreational marijuana use — an effort years in the making — while setting regulations for a new industry and its taxation. Spanning 128 pages, …

Lakeview Fire Department faces lawsuit

Former Lakeview Fire Department volunteer firefighter Yonatan Klein filed a lawsuit against the Lakeview Fire District, in which he alleged harassment, among other issues. Klein, of West …

Candlelight vigil held for Georgia massage parlor victims

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and the Nassau County Office of Asian American Affairs hosted an interfaith candlelight vigil on April 1. The vigil, which took place at the Theodore Roosevelt …

Residents team up for a ‘souper’ collection in Malverne

Residents roamed the streets of Malverne last Saturday, going door to door with carts and wagons to collect nonperishable food for Our Lady of Lourdes Church’s annual Souper Scavenger Hunt. …

Getting back to normal?

Restaurants allowed to increase capacity to 75 percent

Restaurants outside New York City were allowed to operate at 75 percent capacity starting last Friday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. A year into the coronavirus pandemic, business owners are …

Editorial

L.I. is making strides on the environmental front

April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.