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Art Show Blooms At Hicks

Surrounded by the beauty and aroma of flora, the Greater Westbury Art Council’s Art Show at Hicks Nursery hosted a variety of guests and artists last week. Each visitor, along with the council’s members and recognized artists, was joined in common bond at the show’s opening reception on Thursday, April 16. Located at the … [Read More...]


Opt-Out Rates Soar

State assessments are in full swing and so is the opt-out movement. Thousands of parents across Long Island have chosen to have their students not take the tests in an effort to protest the teacher evaluation system and what they believe is a test-driven curriculum. In Carle Place, 634 students were eligible to take the … [Read More...]


Veteran’s Advocate Coming To Library

Alyse Zwick, an actress, television host, and commercial print model in New York City, will be speaking at the Westbury Memorial Library on Sunday, April 19 about her affiliation with veterans and her special relationship with her grandfather, a World War II vet. At the age of 1, Zwick booked her first national … [Read More...]


Parents Fight Testing

Discussions of Common Core, teacher evaluations and opting out of state tests have been prevalent the last few months. For several Carle Place residents, those conversations moved into action last week with a rally outside Sen. Jack Martins’ Mineola office. Parents, educators and local residents gathered outside his office … [Read More...]


Legislation Seeks To Stop Illegal Drivers

New legislation could result in stiffer penalties for individuals who kill or injure someone while driving with a suspended or revoked license. Sen. Jack Martins is working with Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas on the new legislation, which would create felony charges for individuals who drive with … [Read More...]


Town Honors Bishop Harvey

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Viviana Russell, Town Clerk Wayne Wink and Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman honored Bishop Lionel Harvey of the First Baptist Cathedral Church and the Unified New Cassel Community Revitalization Corporation (UNCCRC) at an event celebrating his 16th Pastoring … [Read More...]


Bridge Repairs Set To Begin

After years of waiting, the Ellison Avenue bridge is finally set to get the renovation it deserves. The year-long repairs start April 15, meaning residents should be prepared for several area road closures. Detour signage will be placed along Jericho Turnpike, Old Country Road, Maple Avenue and Westbury Avenue —directing … [Read More...]

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