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A Different Kind Of Doctor’s Office

Dr. Betty Luna has known that she wanted to be a pediatrician since she was 15 years old. Now, she’s opening up her own practice within the very heart of her hometown of Westbury. “My brothers always had chronic illnesses, and traveling back and forth to the hospital with them I would constantly see the whole process and … [Read More...]


Locals Take On Novel Writing Challenge

November is marked by many things—Thanksgiving, Veterans Day, Black Friday. But for more than 3,700 people in Nassau County, this November is known for something else—National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). NaNoWriMo challenges aspiring writers to write a novel of at least 50,000 words in 30 days. Structured like a … [Read More...]


Books About The Arts Come Alive

By Cathleen Towey Merenda  There has recently been an uptick in publishing of illustrated art books and fiction with an art theme. The Westbury Library has been adding well-written and beautiful volumes to our collection. The community has also expressed their commitment the arts with the inauguration of the Greater … [Read More...]


Country Comes To The City

When you think country musician, a city lawyer that was born in Brooklyn probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However, Sondra Toscano is breaking those stereotypes, as she represents the changing face of country music. The Carle Place resident recently released her debut country music EP, City Zipcode, … [Read More...]


Singas Aces DA Election

It was one of the most closely watched races in Nassau County but at the end, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas dominated Republican challenger Kate Murray in the highly contested battle for district attorney. Though polls showed the candidates were neck and neck in the days leading up to Election Day, when Nov. 3 … [Read More...]


Mixed Feelings At Forum

Tensions, emotions run high as Westbury presents bond details The first community forum to discuss the Westbury School District’s proposed $172.6 million bond ended on a contentious note, as the meeting gave way to bickering and escalated tensions. A presentation of the bond details on Nov. 7 was followed by an … [Read More...]


County Holds Vets Parade

Veterans marched throughout the Village of Westbury this past Saturday, Nov. 7, for the Nassau County Veterans Day Parade. The event included a special tribute to all veterans who served during the Korean War and posthumously honored former Nassau County Veterans Agency Director Joseph Pascarella, who served in the United … [Read More...]

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