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It has been nine years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and ground zero still sits fallow, like a scarred-over knife wound in the heart of downtown Manhattan. more
Among the many temporary casualties of Hurricane Sandy was Long Island’s educational system, with most schools shutting down for a week or longer. more
It’s been a month since Team USA claimed the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands. The squad’s dominance throughout the tournament reignited the national conversation on the gender pay gap. more
We had never seen a tempest the likes of Hurricane Sandy before, one so mammoth, so fierce, that it wiped out whole shoreline communities while leaving much of the rest of the Northeast in tatters, … more
The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge. more
Nearly seven years after Superstorm Sandy struck on a late-October night, Long Island communities are still rebuilding. Homes are up in the air . . . more
The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities. more
People hate to dwell on the idea that their home might catch fire and burn to the ground, but they really should take a minute, or three, to consider the possibility. more
In the wake of the country’s three most recent mass shootings, one of which has been classified as a hate crime, a conversation about white supremacy has entered the national narrative. more
In the chaotic weeks after Hurricane Sandy rolled across Nassau County, residents, desperate for the gasoline that was in such short supply, learned a new routine: get up before dawn and get to an open gas station before your friends and neighbors did. more
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