Curran, Democrats reach budget deal

After weeks of battling with both sides of the Republican-majority legislature over the 2019 Nassau County budget, County Executive Laura Curran on Monday announced that she had reached a deal with minority Democrats finalize her budget, with a number of bipartisan legislative amendments that she initially vetoed last week.

Calhoun tops Mepham in OT thriller

Calhoun couldn’t have picked a better time to finally beat its neighborhood rival. Quarterback Nick Turrini rushed for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Jonathan Ieraci booted a 19-yard field goal in overtime as the sixth-seeded Colts advanced in the Nassau Conference II playoffs with a thrilling 24-21 quarterfinal win at No. 3 Mepham last Saturday.

North Merrick school pilots Google technology

The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …

North Merrick thanks its Board of Education

The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.

Op-Ed

Making the case for Hempstead’s budget

I was elected Town of Hempstead supervisor in 2017 to make our local government more accessible and accountable to residents. Since the first day of my administration . . .

John C. O'Connell

‘No day shall erase you from the memory of time’

Next week is the 17th Sept. 11 since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashing in a Pennsylvania field. Schools and villages will, I hope . . .