Kiwanis holds a successful Holiday Food Drive

The East Meadow Kiwanis Club held its annual food drive on Nov. 10 and 11 at Shop Rite in Uniondale and Super Stop and Shop in East Meadow. Kiwanis Club members staffed Shop Rite and the Key Club …

EMFD’s response to house fire saves property

At 9:28am, pagers activated for all East Meadow firefighters for a report of a house fire on Friends Lane in Westbury, an area protected under the boundaries of the East Meadow Fire District. Also …

EMFD responds to devastating car crash

At 11:43 am, pagers alerted for Engine 1, Ladder 617, and Rescues 4, and 5 for a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of East Meadow Avenue and Nostrand Avenue. Four minutes later, Third …

AAA Northeast opens in East Meadow

The American Automobile Association Northeast celebrated the opening of its East Meadow location with a ribbon cutting presented by the East Meadow Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 6. During the …

Island Harvest Food Bank receives $1 million state grant

Island Harvest Food Bank has secured a $1 million New York State grant through the 2018-2019 State and Municipal Facilities Program. The funding will go toward purchasing a permanent building to …

Vets, Gillen plant poppies for 100th anniversary of World War I

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I, Town of Hempstead leaders and veterans planted Flanders Poppy seeds in a flowerbed at Hempstead Town Hall and …

Stew Leonard’s, community leaders lend a hand to those in need

Local needy families won’t go hungry this Thanksgiving season thanks to the efforts of community leaders who joined at Stew Leonard’s on Nov. 8 to giveaway over 500 turkeys to hundreds of Nassau …