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Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both. more
The Ocean Parkway Coastal Greenway Shared Use Path, a path for walkers, runners and bicyclists that extends east of Jones Beach, is expected to get a 10-mile, $16.2 million extension by 2021, … more
Twelve years ago, Nick Coacci sat in the middle of the Seaford Middle School band, bass clarinet at the ready, waiting expectantly for the conductor’s down beat. These days, it’s the fresh-faced … more
With the increased popularity of third-party vendors like Amazon and Audible, large publishing companies have started to alter their eBook licensing models to limit public libraries’ access to the … more
St. Matthias Church — a small building with brown shingles and white clapboard on the border of Bellmore and Wantagh — was granted landmark status at the Oct. 2 Hempstead Town Council meeting. The site will now be protected against demolition, preserving a 100-year-plus legacy of the area’s African-American history. more
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Ninety-two percent of Long Island public-school teachers are white. In nearly two-thirds of Long Island schools, there are no black teachers. In more than two-fifths of them, there are no Latino teachers. And most children grow up in segregated communities that divide along school district lines. more
The deadline to begin “excluding students” from attending school if they have not received their mandatory vaccinations has passed, Nassau County Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein … more
An Amityville woman was arrested for DWI – Leandra’s Law on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:23 p.m. in Wantagh, according to Nassau County police. Margareth Mendoza, 36, of Offaly Street, was arrested … more
Part one in a series.     When Sharelle Allen gave birth to her first child in 2014, the now 31-year-old wanted a natural experience — no monitors, no pain medication, no … more
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