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Nassau Coliseum may see concert surge later this year

Nassau Coliseum may see a surge in the number of concerts that it hosts late this year and early next year, according to a report from the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency. The IDA …

JAM Dance organizes flash mob proposal in Wantagh

Evan Styron said he defied the odds when planning to propose to his girlfriend, Lisa Friedrich, of East Meadow. Between the Covid-19 pandemic, a last-minute location change and inclement weather the …

Cops: Two men attempt to rob car occupied by county detectives

Two men were arrested around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 11, for attempting to rob a car that they didn’t know was occupied by two on-duty detectives, according to police. The detectives, who …

Protesters clash at Black Lives Matter march in Wantagh

Two political groups faced off at the Wantagh Long Island Rail Road station on Saturday during a Black Lives Matter protest in response to the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Protesters …

Five ways to combat weekend overeating

You’ve been “good” all week – getting your salads in and making sure not to eat after 8:00 p.m. and then Friday sets in. After a long grueling week at work it’s time to …

Editorial

Resolve to monitor your mental health in 2021

Let’s say it like it was: 2020 was miserable. It was a horrid year for us all. Everyone — everyone — was affected to one degree or another by . . .

Editorial

We must remain vigilant about the virus

The Food and Drug Administration last Saturday issued an emergency-use authorization for the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine . . .

Shot in the arm, anyone?

Like so many, I and my family have joined millions of Americans in trying to secure appointments to get the Covid-19 vaccine over the last few days. While the many healthcare workers and nursing …

A Look Back

Kleindeutschland to Levittown

William Levitt and Sons built more houses in East Meadow than any other single developer. Eleven sections were planned in 1950 in a German-American farming community with heavy marriage ties, …

Knights of Columbus navigates the pandemic

Like every Knights of Columbus council in the world, East Meadow’s Pope Pius XII council has been trying to find its’ way amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning last March, we were …