Baldwin school district reacts to proposed changes in graduation requirements

The State Education Department presented a new plan at a June 10 Board of Regents meeting under which students would no longer need to pass Regents exams in order to graduate.

Sit back and relax at 'Music in the Park'

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mule launched her second annual “Music in the Park” series on June 13 at Silver Lake Park in Baldwin. The concert series is in sponsorship with Ridgewood Savings Bank and in partnership with the Baldwin Civic Association and Baldwin Historical Society.

Baldwin's Ellen Pickus takes the stage in 'Iolanthe'

Baldwin’s Ellen Pickus is featured in Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Iolanthe,” a new production of the classic comic opera, presented by Light Opera Company of Long Island in several of locations across Long Island.

These nurses were honored by Congressman Anthony D' Esposito

Nurses from Long Island received special recognition from Congressman Anthony D’Esposito for there dedication to the community on June 17.

Check out these photos of Relay for Life in Baldwin

Led by Abby and Miguel Melendez of Baldwin, the two brought back Relay for Life to their community on June 8 at Baldwin Harbor Park.

Legislator Debra Mulé to host mobile office hours in Baldwin

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé is proactively reaching out to the community by extending the accessibility of her district office resources through a series of mobile office hours.

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Only our police officers should be doing police work

Although I have been involved with many aspects of the criminal justice system during my legal career as a Queens County assistant district attorney and as a private practitioner, the academy was an eye-opening and enlightening experience that I believe would give any Nassau resident vital insights into the daily activities of our law enforcement professionals.

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NUMC is on the road to financial recovery

The treatment is working. For the past year, the leadership of Long Island’s largest safety-net hospital has buckled down to demonstrate that this beacon of hope for so many residents can survive, and thrive.

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Cars, vintage and new, test the young and old

No one, young or old, should get behind the wheel of an automobile unless they know how to start, stop, turn on the lights, and put it in park. Also, if the car is older than 10, mind the handbrake. And never, ever get your emergency driving tips from Instagram.