Zadroga Act renamed to honor Pfeifer, Alvarez

Ray Pfeifer and Luiz Alvarez, both long advocates of the 9/11 James Zadroga Act, will be joining his legacy by having their names added to the legislation. Lawmakers from across the aisle …

Residents put pressure on Hub developers at Uniondale forum

As plans for the $1.5 billion Nassau Hub project take shape, developers Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Global and RXR Realty are seeking input from members of the surrounding communities in order …

Another signal 98 for EMFD

EMFD pagers for Station 1, 2, 3, and 4, activated for an "Unknown Type Fire" at a home on Erma Drive at 1:05 p.m. Two minutes later, First Assistant Chief James Walsh radioed his response, followed …

South Nassau Communities Hospital administrator joins Home Care Association board

The Home Care Association of New York has appointed Nurse Nancy Helenek, the administrative director of care continuum at South Nassau Communities Hospital, to its board of directors.

Medical marijuana expert inducted into EMHS Hall of Distinction

Stephen Corn, who graduated East Meadow High School in 1978, is now a member of its Hall of Distinction for his success in the field of medical marijuana education. The East Meadow School …

E.M. resident, professor earns SUNY’s highest honor

East Meadow’s Dr. Jill O'Sullivan, an associate professor and chair of the Computer Systems Department at Farmingdale State College, was awarded the State University of New York Chancellor’s …

Central Nassau Little League celebrates new field

The Central Nassau Little League celebrated the ribbon cutting of a new synthetic turf field and drainage system recently installed at Salisbury Ball Field in East Meadow. Central Nassau Little …

Gallucci Garden recognizes retiring assistant principle

Staff and students at Meadowbrook Elementary School, in the East Meadow School District, surprised Gail Gallucci, who is retiring as assistant principal, with a celebratory tribute during the …

The Week Ahead

Countertop and Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Save the day for a hands-on workshop at Home Depot in East Meadow on July 13 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bring your dream kitchen to life with this …

Boys to Men

By the time this article is printed I will have finished witnessing two young men on two very different journeys. There's not a drop of blood between us, but they have always felt like family and as …

A Look Back

A Yellow Journalist in East Meadow

Remember the Spanish-American War of 1898? No? Surely you "Remember the Maine!" The battle cry you might remember from junior high was the work of "yellow journalists" of the 1890s. Without them, …