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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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Getting Rootsy With Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby is an artist who never ceases to surprise music lovers. Casual fans may know him for his mellifluous piano playing via early...

Local FIRST Tech Challenge Teams Head To SBPLI Long Island Championship

The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge season—dubbed FIRST Rover Ruckus (presented by Qualcomm)—will culminate with the SBPLI Long Island...

Tax Reform Advances, Deduction Still Imperiled

Tax reform legislation—and with it, the deduction of state and local taxes on federal tax forms—took another step forward last week, when the U.S....

Man Arrested for Driving Thru House in Central Islip

Detectives report the arrest of a man on June 12 at 6:30 pm for driving his car into a house in Central Islip on...

DEC Announces Statewide Asian Longhorned Beetle Outreach And Survey

DEC and partners conduct annual swimming pool survey and tree tagging flag to raise awareness of invasive pest The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation...
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