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East Meadow School District lays out guidelines for high-risk sports

Last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave student athletes the long-awaited green light to start playing high-risk sports and, shortly after, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran followed suit by permitting …

A tribute to Dr. Rev. Eugene Purvis

Our country recently lost another hero from our greatest generation, Reverend Dr. Eugene Purvis. Reverend Purvis served our country during World War II, stationed in Saipan, after being drafted at …

Black history month in focus at W.T. Clarke Middle School

In honor of Black History Month, W.T. Clarke Middle School held a Living Legends Competition throughout February to highlight Black individuals who have made impactful contributions to the country …

South Shore residents support potential NYAW takeover

South Shore residents spoke forcefully at a public hearing on Feb. 26 that reviewed the state’s study to examine a potential public takeover of New York American Water’s private …

Mulcahy’s and Carroll’s Kitchen partner for Feed the Frontline dinner

Dozens of guests looked forward to a three-course meal at Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall in Wantagh last Sunday, while three chefs were busy in its kitchen, preparing the food for what was …

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.

Editorial

Vaccine distribution needs improvement

The rollout of New York state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been, at times, disorganized, even chaotic, but in fairness, the state has received a mere 300,000 doses per week, while the need is significantly greater than that . . .

Stop, look, and think

Because cyber security is so critical these days, large organizations are reminding each and every associate to keep vigilant when it comes to handling our access to data among our computers, tablets …

A Look Back

Kleindeutschland to Levittown

William Levitt and Sons built more houses in East Meadow than any other single developer. Eleven sections were planned in 1950 in a German-American farming community with heavy marriage ties, …

Knights of Columbus navigates the pandemic

Like every Knights of Columbus council in the world, East Meadow’s Pope Pius XII council has been trying to find its’ way amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Beginning last March, we were …