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Nominate An Amazing Senior Citizen

The county is now seeking nominations for the county’s 2016 senior citizen of the year. This annual award recognizes two individuals who have demonstrated outstanding concern and action for human services and community involvement relating to any age group. “There are so many seniors who have dedicated themselves to … [Read More...]

County Warns Of IRS Phone Scams

Ed Mangano, county executive, and Thomas C. Krumpter, acting police commissioner, are urging citizens to be vigilant when receiving telephone solicitations or emails from people identifying themselves as employees of the Internal Revenue Service. The Nassau County Police Department says that individuals are receiving … [Read More...]

A Season To Cheer About

In its first year as a recognized sport by New York State, the Carle Place varsity cheerleaders performed at three competitions this year and placed in each of them. The team placed fourth in a competition held at Valley Stream North, second in one at MacArthur High School and third in one at Eastport-South Manor. The … [Read More...]

Local Joins Board Of Directors

Dr. Larry Boone of Westbury, was recently appointed to the board of the Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI), the leading service provider for children and adults with autism on Long Island. The agency helps support nearly 5,000 children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. … [Read More...]

Pit Bulls Bite Boy In Westbury

Two pit bulls attacked a Drexel Avenue fourth-grader on the corner of Sylvan Lane and Wilson Avenue in Westbury, last Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 3:20 p.m. The nine-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. According to the Town of North Hempstead, the incident, which occurred just … [Read More...]

Black History Month Event

February is Black History Month and the Westbury Memorial Public Library and Historical Society of the Westburys is celebrating with a theatrical presentation titled "Running Scared, Running Free: Escape to the Promised Land." This theatrical drama depicts the role Long Island's Native Americans played in the Underground … [Read More...]

Buy Into The Rose Hip Hype

Due to the unusually warm November that we had on Long Island, many of us had roses in our gardens almost into December. But eventually our plants decided to call a halt to sending out blooms and began to offer us yet another dimension of botanical beauty in the garden—rose hips. Wildlife is attracted to our gardens, if we … [Read More...]

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