East Meadow Kiwanis Club gives back ahead of Thanksgiving

It was a tremendous weekend of giving back for the Kiwanis Club of East Meadow. Following a successful food drive this month, the club was able to donate a record number of food baskets to families in need in the community on Saturday.

Honoring the life and legacy of beloved East Meadow elementary teacher, ‘Mr. J’

An exceptional teacher can change a child’s life. That was the case with Arthur Josephson, a former East Meadow School District teacher, who taught particularly bright students in the Experimental Acceleration Program, which began sometime in the late 1950s.

LuminoCity Festival returns to Nassau County

In a festive opening ceremony last week fit for the holiday season, Nassau County officially welcomed the LuminoCity Festival back to Eisenhower Park for its second year.

A collaboration between the East Meadow School District, the Tilles Center and the Nassau County Museum of Art helps teachers explore creative ways to broaden lesson plans

Not every child learns the same say. One child may thrive in the classroom, while another might flourish by being active. In the East Meadow School District, students are given the opportunity to …

Matthew Weingartner shares his experience of handling aphasia to spread awareness with help from Senator Steve Rhoads

April 18, 2018, started out as a normal day for Salisbury resident Matthew Weingartner. The then 30-year-old was studying to be an electrician for Local Union 3. One minute he was in class, and the …


Legislators in Albany need to tackle the migrant crisis

New York City is home to many famous landmarks and attractions, but what people associate with New York today is the migrant crisis, a growing and complex problem with statewide consequences.

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Try not to consume the horrific war news out of Israel with your family dinner.


Fighting cancer must not end in October

Nearly one in every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. This year, according to the American Cancer Society . . .

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Jerusalem Memorial Chapels is rethinking the way a funeral home is supposed to look and feel. Jewish-run, Jewish-owned, and Jewish-operated, the funeral service was founded in 2020 by David …