Proposal for Allocation of Funds From the Build Back Better Initiative

Use funds to assist homeowners in removing underground oil tanks Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to state Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D–Glen Cove) and submitted for publication. Dear Assemblyman Lavine, My name is Chester McGibbon, and I am a constituent in the...

Blakeman Opens Warming Centers 24 Hours With Arctic Cold Front On Way

Today, Jan. 14, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced county warming centers will be open around the clock, 24 hours a day as temperatures plummet below freezing. “These centers and services are open for anyone who needs them, at all hours of...

Biden-Harris Administration Extends Student Loan Pause

The U.S. Department of Education has announced a 90-day extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest and collections through May 1, 2022. The extension will allow the administration to assess the impacts of the Omicron variant on student borrowers...

Rita Moreno Goes For It

In New American Masters Documentary You would think in an entertainment career spanning 70-plus years, someone would have had the bright idea of shooting a documentary about the indefatigable Rita Moreno. After all, she is in the rarefied EGOT class of having...

Blakeman Announces Nassau Warming Centers

With snow and frigid temperatures impacting the region, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman has announced the following Warming Centers will be open on Monday, 1/3: Cantiague Park Administration Office - 480 W John St, Hicksville, NY Open 8am - 6pm Conference Room Wantagh Administration Building - 1...

Melissa Etheridge Returns To the Scene Of The Crime

Rocker’s new album resurrects early unreleased songs Novelist Thomas Wolfe once famously quipped that you can never go home. Clearly, he’s never met Melissa Etheridge, whose new album One Way Out, consists of seven songs she penned in the late 1980s and...

Melissa Etheridge’s Favorite Chiefs

Midwest to the core, Melissa Etheridge is someone whose love for music is almost equaled by her devotion to football. In the case of the National Football League, her ride-or-die is the Kansas City Chiefs. Her fanaticism led her to create...

Creativity Finds A Different Outlet

Hicksville-raised filmmakers try their hand at children's books Anthony and James Gaudioso of West Los Angeles, by way of Hicksville, have fashioned a solid career in independent filmmaking. They have secured distribution and financing for their movies, which have made money for their...

Proposal for Allocation of Funds From the Build Back Better Initiative

Use funds to assist homeowners in removing underground oil tanks Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to state Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D–Glen Cove) and submitted...

What Will It Take To Confront Climate Change?

National security expert weighs in on January 16 at 3 p.m. On Sunday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m., Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Temple Emanuel in...

Biden-Harris Administration Extends Student Loan Pause

The U.S. Department of Education has announced a 90-day extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest and collections through May 1, 2022. The extension...

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Events At The Long Island Children’s Museum Aug. 22 To Sept. 1

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Calendar of Events From January 8 to January 20

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What Will It Take To Confront Climate Change?

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Good Sam’s Davi Santos Talks About CBS’ New Medical Drama

Born in Rio De Janeiro and raised in the outskirts of New York City in Astoria, Queens, actor Davi Santos has channeled his diversity...

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  Longboat Key, Florida February 12, 2014   The morning of my birding class’s field trip to a local 32-acre refuge dawns sunny and comfortable. Nervous before the group arrives, I check out a pond which is empty, a...

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Ben’s Kosher Deli Celebrates Pastrami Day: January 14

Ben’s Kosher Deli will celebrate Pastrami Day today, Jan. 14, with several dine and take out pastrami specials. At all of the Ben’s locations diners...

Biden-Harris Administration Extends Student Loan Pause

The U.S. Department of Education has announced a 90-day extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest and collections through May 1, 2022....

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