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Long Island to begin Phase One reopening Wednesday: Cuomo

Governor Cuomo rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday morning, the first day the physical building has been open for trading in months. The symbolic gesture came on the same day …

Reopen Long Island protest draws nearly 300 in East Meadow

A crowd of nearly 300 assembled in a vacant lot on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow on May 17 to call for the end of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s business shutdowns on Long Island. The protest had …

Nassau to reinstate elective surgeries: county executive

Governor Cuomo has granted Nassau's request to reinstate elective surgeries, County Executive Laura Curran tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Curran had made the request in a letter to the governor …

F.D. responds to blaze on Manchester Road

At 10:40 a.m. on May 14, the Wantagh Fire Department arrived on the scene of a house fire at 2445 Manchester Road in Wantagh. Chief of Department Ken Kelly was first on the scene two minutes after …

Nassau C.E. details tennis guidelines, announces Memorial Day car parade

Residents were already swinging their rackets on the tennis courts at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Friday morning when Nassau County Executive Laura Curran detailed the guidelines by which …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

Virtual Timing

Because of the lead-time required by the East Meadow Herald, I am writing this on Saturday, May 16, which is exactly two months since my workplace sent us home to shelter in place. There were, as …

A Look Back

Turn-of-the-Century East Meadow Hotels

In the last two articles, I outlined the history of some of the people who lived and worked at the corner of what is now Prospect Avenue and East Meadow Avenue. Here are a few photographs showing the …