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County: drop in major crime

Major crime is down by 10.5 percent in areas monitored by county police, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said at a news conference in Eisenhower Park on …

Hats off to the East Meadow High School class of 2021

Sunday as a day of celebration for seniors attending East Meadow High School. Graduating at the Mitchel Field Athletic Center, the Class of 2021 appeared happy and proud. Valedictorian Hafsa …

Salisbury's Clarke High School graduates ready to move forward

Clarke High School seniors gathered at Mitchell Field on the morning of June 27 to celebrate their accomplishments and receive their much anticipated diplomas. As the graduates were taking in …

Calvary Lutheran Church hosts forum on handling anxiety

Dealing with anxiety was the subject of a seminar at East Meadow’s Calvary Lutheran Church last Saturday. “Surviving and Thriving in Anxious Times” featured speaker Claudine …

Borrelli’s still the place for Islanders fans

Borrelli’s restaurant in East Meadow, a relative stone’s throw from the Nassau Coliseum, is a hot spot for New York Islanders fans. The restaurant, open since 1955, is packed with fans …

E.M. Fire Department buys cutting-edge CPR devices

The next time East Meadow firefighters respond to someone who needs cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or  CPR, they will be able to use more than their hands. On June 13, the East Meadow Fire …

Learning about different cultures and ‘kindeology’

It’s easy to find the “culture hallway” at McVey Elementary School. Just enter the building and turn right at Integrity Boulevard. Culture hallway begins at the framed picture of a …


We’re in the thick of summer — safety first!

Summer should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however, summer turns tragic when it needn’t.

Scott Brinton

A writer enlightens us on ‘antiracism’

Until recently, I had never thought deeply how radical my parents were when I was a child. I’m not sure they realized it at the time.

Randi Kreiss

Searching the heavens for common ground

I just booked a reservation to see the next full solar eclipse. Call me an optimist; I expect to be there.


Affordable homeownership for all must be a priority

June was National Homeownership Month. For many, homeownership is a part of the American dream that is proving to be increasingly difficult to attain. Long Island home prices . . .


Four milestones on the road to racial equity

Four milestones were reached in June on the road to racial equity. They recognize progress while underscoring the distance yet to be traveled.