With nine wins in its first 10 games, Clarke has continued its momentum from 2019 on the girls’ soccer pitch when it captured a dozen victories and finished conference runner-up to Valley Stream Central.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislative leaders came to an agreement on March 28 to allow people over the age of 21 to possess, display, purchase, obtain or transport up to three ounces of cannabis and up to 24 grams of concentrated cannabis. New York is the 15th state to legalize recreational marijuana. The legislation comes almost two years after marijuana was decriminalized in New York.
Jim Mendonis, the East Meadow School District’s director of social studies and 21st century learning, and Frank Lukasik, the director of literacy and funded programs, stood before the Board of Education on April 7 to stress the importance of having more books with diverse characters and storylines available in classrooms and school libraries.
For years, the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency’s more than 90 volunteers drove veterans to facilities like the Veterans Affairs hospital in Northport to receive specialized care, because services for veterans are limited in Nassau County. But agency officials hope that President Biden’s proposed $2.7 trillion American Jobs Plan will allow veterans to access expanded services in their own county.
It has been a difficult year, said Dr. Patrick Pizzo, the superintendent of business and finance for the East Meadow School District on Jan. 13, as the district drafted its 2021-2022 budget. The …
Cynthia Manuel, wearing a Release Aging People in Prison T-shirt, stood outside the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow, where a member of her family is currently being held. A coronavirus policy is preventing her from going inside to visit her relative.
Island Harvest Food Bank, the largest hunger-relief organization on Long Island, purchased an industrial property in Melville in March for $8.1 million. The 43,560-square-foot building, on three acres of property, is twice the size of its former headquarters in Hauppauge.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on March 19 that the maximum capacity for indoor dining could increase to 75 percent in Nassau County and 50 percent in Manhattan. The announcement was good news for the restaurant owners and managers across East Meadow because they will no longer have to turn away as many potential diners because of capacity guidelines.
When the Covid-19 vaccine first became available, Salisbury residents, like so many people everywhere, had a tough time booking appointments. Tom Vassel, who owns Carman Drugs with Robert Galli, said he wanted to help his customers who called often, inquiring about whether his pharmacy would offer the vaccine.
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …
East Meadow athletic trainer Dan DeSimone and Farmingdale trainer Phil Fandale were at the right place at the right time at a varsity football game at Farmingdale High School on March 20 when Nassau County football official Phil LoNigro suddenly collapsed.
Daryle Abeshouse, Joanna Silberman, Jennifer Melnick and Christine Mooney, who live or work in East Meadow, were among the recipients of the virtual District 6 Women of Distinction Awards, which was hosted and presented by State Sen. Kevin Thomas.
With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .
I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.
Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.
We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .