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 …

EMFD: Congrats Class of 2019

To all of our graduates of the East Meadow High School and W. T. Clarke High School classes of 2019 . . . The chiefs, officers, and members of the East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department hereby extend …

Culinary arts student is a state champion

Maverick Kandel, an East Meadow student studying culinary arts at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, took third place in the Commercial Banking category of the New York State SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills …

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

Backyard Wilderness film screening Those in third through fifth grade are welcome to a film screening of Backyard Wilderness, hosted by the East Meadow Public Library at the Cradle of Aviation on …

The Perks of Suburban Living

Born in the boroughs, both my husband and I came to East Meadow as our first taste of suburbia in the middle 1990s. From the start, we understood the obvious — we'd be gaining more space and …

A Look Back

Phoenix Lodge and Jacques the First, Emperor of All the Saharas

Henri Jacques Lebaudy of Salisbury, how important you must have been!What does one do when he has too much money and too much time on his hands? How about start a new country, crown yourself emperor, …