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Long Island, Let’s Lead on Climate

BY Laura Curran, Nassau County Executive As I write this, the skies above Long Island are filled with smoke blown east from the wildfires raging across the western United States. Meanwhile, the first day of school...

Local School Adds Holocaust Memoir By Syosset Resident To Curriculum

Holocaust education is mandatory in New York State, but one local writer wants Nassau County schools to use his father’s incredible story from World War II in their curricula. Sherwin Gluck published Private Good Luck last...

Andrea Bolender Outlines Goals Of The Holocaust Memorial And Tolerance Center

Andrea Bolender’s wrist says a lot. The bracelet on that wrist is powerful, a constant reminder of what her father went through 75 years ago. Bolender’s father survived the Auschwitz death camp in Poland, where more...

Impassioned Appeal For Muslim-Jewish Unity

Islamic Center and Jewish congregation host authors The Muslim and Jewish co-authors of a book promoting Muslim-Jewish friendship and trust appealed directly to members of their respective communities to “stand together to protect democracy, pluralism and...

Synagogues Prepare For Unusual High Holy Day Season

The High Holy Days are rapidly approaching. The sound of the shofar—a ram’s horn—will return once again. However, the long, still sound might be a tad different. The echo created by the shofar might last even...

Swan Rescued In Merrick

SwanRescue (Click to download) The Nassau County Police Department Public Information Office reported that a swan was rescued on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 10:25 a.m. in Merrick. According to police, a 5-year-old girl who was near her residence...
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