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East Meadow library gears up for Halloween with virtual events

The spookiest time of the year is in full swing at the East Meadow Public Library, which has a number of Halloween-themed programs scheduled throughout October. Guests could learn how to create their …

It’s heating season — are you prepared?

As the cooler temperatures migrate across our region, as does the concern for home heating safety. As soon as the temperature falls, your East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department will beginning a season …

EMFD remembers its own

As the cool crisp air of an October Sunday morning began to warm into a beautiful sunny day, members of the East Meadow Volunteer Fire Department assembled seven companies strong, in full dress …

Three candidates vie for New York State Senate District 6

Kevin Thomas, a Democrat from Levittown, is up against Dennis Dunne Sr., a Republican from Levittown, in the race to see who will represent the constituents of the New York State Senate’s Sixth …

Signs of fall at Bowling Green Elementary School

October has begun painting the leaves on the trees shades of red, orange and yellow, turning East Meadow into a lush, autumn landscape. Third grade students at Bowling Green Elementary School in the …

East Meadow students selected for All State festival

Two students in the East Meadow School District have been selected as perform in the virtual 2020 All-State Festival. An additional two students were selected as alternatives in the festival, hosted …

Re-elect Kevin Thomas in 6th Senate District

Kevin Thomas hit the ground running when he took office in the 6th Senate District, and has proven himself to be a worthy asset to his constituents and the State Senate.  He has tackled …

Re-elect Mikulin in Assembly District 17

Though he is completing only his first full term, State Assemblyman John Mikulin boasts significant accomplishments and has been a strong advocate for his constituents in the 17th District. The …

Herald Endorsement

Re-elect Kathleen Rice in the 4th Congressional District

For 15 years, Kathleen Rice has worked hard to serve the public, first as the Nassau County District attorney and then as a member of Congress, and she deserves another term representing the 4th Congressional District. Though her opponent, Douglas Tuman, showed a commendable desire to serve in Congress, Rice is the more well-rounded, experienced candidate.

Early voting

It is a few minutes before midnight and I am filling out my absentee ballot. I am kneeling on the floor, writing out the ballot on top of my bed — positioned in such a way that it resembles how …

A Look Back

Central Homes and the Fish Family Farm

The original planned development in the Woodland area was Section 3 of O.L. Schwencke's Hempstead Lawns at Lenox Avenue, Noble Street, and Irving Place, carved out of Anna W. Willis's lands. As was …