First of two parts.The Belmont Park Long Island Rail Road station has certainly seen better days. Wind-blown platforms and rusting tracks mask the station’s history, when it carried tens of …
Part two of a two-part story Can Arena Development Partners build an 18,000-seat hockey stadium in time for the opening puck of the 2021 season? Yes.All the players on the build side of the equation …
Some activists arrive at meetings in a flurry of nervous energy, cell phones glued to their ears, with a gaggle of followers and a sense of such manic urgency that it is tempting to believe the fate of humanity depends on what happens in the next five minutes. No one can say that longtime community activist Tammie Williams lacks urgency or energy. But those qualities are tempered by a sense of depth, of human bedrock that transcends the news cycle
The New York Islanders have been awarded the right to develop Belmont Park, according to people close to the negotiations. A formal announcement will take place at a news conference on Wednesday, to be held at the Belmont racetrack. Gov. Mario Cuomo is slated to attend. The Islanders were selected in a two-way contest with the New York City Football Club, a soccer franchise owned by Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees.
A Nassau County justice on Monday adjourned Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages’ domestic abuse case until Jan. 11. At the hearing, attorneys for Solages’s ex-girlfriend, Marie Angeline …
Educating the 21st Century Child
Students still read textbooks and jot notes in paper binders today, but technology reigns supreme in most all Long Island schools and in most all grades, from kindergarten through high school. How teachers apply that technology and how students learn to use the high-tech devices at their disposal will, no doubt, have a profound effect on education — and the work world of the future.
Elmont expected to have its hands full on the gridiron when South Side came to town for Homecoming last Saturday afternoon, and its presumption was correct. The Cyclones were riding high after a 37-7 drubbing of Manhasset and were looking to make some noise against one of the top teams in Nassau Conference II.
Elmont Memorial High School was the place to be on a warm and sunny Sept. 9, as families and friends celebrated their community at the second annual Elmont Family Fun Day.
Children in the Franklin Square Elementary School district started back to school on Sept. 5.
After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.