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Veterans and other community members came together at Mill River Complex Park on Dec. 7 to remember those who died in the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and honor brave heroes. more
“Somehow, when they should have been sunk in 15 minutes, this group managed to hold off the Japanese for two and a half hours,” said George Wells, gazing at a group of American ships sailing on a shelf on the second floor of Rockville Centre’s American Legion Post 303. more
Dozens of students sat in the Hofstra University Lawrence Herbert School of Communication NewsHub. Sounds of chatter and typing filled the air. more
Friday will mark 25 years since gunman Colin Ferguson stepped onto the Long Island Rail Road 5:33 p.m. train and began randomly firing with a 9mm pistol, killing six passengers in Garden City. … more
Despite being soaking wet on a chilly day in late October, Olukemi Anazodo, a 21-year-old student from Hofstra University, could barely contain her excitement after her baptism. “I feel like … more
“I had a good run,” said Luca Miceli, standing behind the counter of his pizzeria, which was set to close the following day. “Lots of good times, friends that I meet. . . . Now it comes to an end.” more
The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre is still recovering financially after a total of $2,600 was taken from a locked cabinet in the organization’s office on two separate occasions in October, employees said. “It’s been very traumatic,” said Marguerite Keller, co-director of the Brotherhood. more
Evelyn McAteer, born and raised in Rockville Centre, celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 27 at Maple Pointe Assisted Living. more
History was made at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, and it didn’t involve Billy Joel or the Islanders. About a dozen Molloy students emerged from the Uniondale arena’s tunnel, walking single file to half-court, where six of them settled in front of computer screens to get ready for battle against counterparts from New York Institute of Technology. more
The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce has launched its “Main Street” and “Shop Local” initiatives to encourage Long Islanders to consider their own downtowns when deciding where to shop for the holidays. more
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