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Eco-Friendly Fashionista Needs A Kick Start

When Julia and Laura Ahrens set out to create Miakoda, an eco-friendly clothing company, they had one mission in mind: compassion. The Herricks High School graduates have laid the groundwork for the vegan fashion website...

Great Eight: Ivy Leagues Accept Elmont Teen

Elmont Memorial High School salutatorian Harold Ekeh has been accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. The high school senior, who has earned a 100.51 grade point average, applied and was accepted to 13 colleges. Ekeh...

Long Island HS Graduate Still Held Captive In Iran

Susan Boothe was so exasperated by the cute nickname her father gave her as a child, that even now, decades later, she won’t repeat it. But since her father, Robert Levinson, disappeared in Iran eight...

Artificial Turf: Real Danger?

The synthetic turf field boom, from the NFL to local schoolyards and playgrounds, has experts arguing if it's a safer alternative to natural grass or suggesting serious health risks. The crux of the turf field...

Super Bowl Party Spectaculars

Super Bowl XLIX is on Sunday, Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ, but being in New York, you’ll need to find sanctuary elsewhere if you plan on tuning in outside of your...

Man Shot In Mineola Driveway

Nassau County police confirmed the area’s first homicide of 2015 after an attempted robbery last night at 9:36 p.m. in Mineola. According to police, Oscar Granados, 43, of Mineola, was shot and killed on Roslyn Road...

Crash Snarls Traffic In Franklin Square

  A two car crash snarled traffic at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Franklin Gate in Franklin Square on Friday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m., Nassau County Police confirmed to Long Island Weekly. One mini-van and...

Mineola Man Pushes For Purpose

Michael Kalberer doesn’t let his condition keep him down. The lifelong Mineola resident uses his battle with cerebral palsy and retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a degenerative disease which is slowly ridding him of his eyesight, to inspire...

Fire Department Goes Back To School

Once a year, for four weeks in September, local Fire Departments go back to school. But this educational institution is not what you would classify as "ordinary." The Nassau County Fire Service Academy in Bethpage...

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Book Reviews: Celebrating The Caesars And Charlie Hustle, Too

In Ten Caesars, classicist Barry Strauss takes the reader through the high tide of the Roman Empire: the 350-plus year reign, from Augustus to...

From The Main Stage To Hollywood, Lauren Ash Talks Superstore

Confident, aggressive and loyal. Those are the words that best describe actress Lauren Ash’s hilarious character Dina Fox, the assistant manager of the Cloud...

Beer Essentials

Everyone loves an ice cold, frosty brew. Or if you’re European, a warm ale or stout. Whatever your prefer, beer drinking has become an...

Where Fine Art And Music Meet

Museum and philharmonic enter cultural partnership Massapequa Philharmonic music director David Bernard is of the firm belief that his organization is a leader in contributing...

Town Of Oyster Bay Seeks Workforce Reductions

Will offer early retirement incentives One way or another, The Town of Oyster Bay will continue to trim its workforce.   At the November 14 Town Board...
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