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Over 1,000 rally for law enforcement in Eisenhower Park

More than 1,000 people gathered in East Meadow’s Eisenhower Park last Saturday for a Back the Blue demonstration hosted by the nonprofit Law Enforcement Officers Weekend. About an hour into …

East Meadow woman charged with hit and run of 11-year old boy

An East Meadow woman was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a hit and run in Massapequa two days earlier that left an 11-year old boy with serious injuries, police said.Max Selesky, 11, was …

Sen. Thomas pushes to defend small businesses amid pandemic

New York State Senator Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown and acting chairman of the Senate Committee on Consumer Protection, is advancing legislation to assist small businesses and strengthen …

Stew and Kim Leonard offer pool safety tips in East Meadow

Ahead of a weekend reported to have temperatures in the mid-90s, Stew and Kim Leonard joined with Town of Hempstead Supervisor Don Clavin at the Veteran’s Memorial Park and Pool, in East …

Students practice their writing skills

Students in Allison Brafman’s fourth and fifth grade classes at Bowling Green Elementary School, in the East Meadow School District’s Extended School Year Program, recently read “I …

East Meadow man arrested for menacing with a gun, police say

An East Meadow man is facing menacing charges after an argument with a neighbor ended with him revealing a handgun in his waistband.  According to Nassau County police, Joseph Nesto, 71, was …

Parents hold a backyard graduation ceremony

Many students in the East Meadow School District could not graduate with their class in a typical ceremony this year, with most schools having to opt for virtual presentations instead. Several …

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Caught on the North Fork

What happens when a native New Yorker heads east to Long Island to live, trading SoHo for NoFo? Or more timely, what happens when that native has to swap I-95 for I-495 in Summer 2020 – the …

A Look Back

Postwar Political Factions

As East Meadow began transforming into a modern district in April 1948, the growth of its school system provided a breeding ground for partisan interference and ideological influence. These issues …

Who really owned The Inn in East Meadow?

Sometime between 1831 and 1848 there was an inn constructed on southwest corner of Prospect Avenue (formerly Hay Carters Lane) and East Meadow Avenue (formerly, Newbridge Avenue) there stood an inn …