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Governor Cuomo talks Phase One reopening for Long Island

Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, …

Big Chief persists through the pandemic

A row of about 25 cars sat idle in the parking lot of St. Raphael’s Roman Catholic Church in East Meadow on May 7. One child stuck his head out of the sunroof of one van and other children …

Nassau to reinstate elective surgeries: county executive

Governor Cuomo has granted Nassau's request to reinstate elective surgeries, County Executive Laura Curran tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Curran had made the request in a letter to the governor …

Nassau C.E. details tennis guidelines, announces Memorial Day car parade

Residents were already swinging their rackets on the tennis courts at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on Friday morning when Nassau County Executive Laura Curran detailed the guidelines by which …

Salisbury raises over $8,000 for a variety of causes through Bingo games

Some families in Salisbury are battling pandemic isolation by raising money for charity. On Mother’s Day they spent their third Sunday playing a community-wide game of Bingo on Zoom. This week …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

Virtual Timing

Because of the lead-time required by the East Meadow Herald, I am writing this on Saturday, May 16, which is exactly two months since my workplace sent us home to shelter in place. There were, as …

A Look Back

Turn-of-the-Century East Meadow Hotels

In the last two articles, I outlined the history of some of the people who lived and worked at the corner of what is now Prospect Avenue and East Meadow Avenue. Here are a few photographs showing the …