Monthly Archives: July 2012

Editorial: Keeping Cool At The Pool

According to LIPA, conservation is the operative word when dealing with the scorching temperatures and withering humidity that’s continued to make perspiring feel like...

Letter: For Fair And Transparent Redistricting

In response to Susan Lerner’s opinion piece in Newsday on July 3, entitled “Voters Are The Losers In Nassau Fight,” The League of Women Voters...

Letter: MTA Chairman Maligns LIRR Third Track Megaproject Opponents

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota is once again trying to unfairly malign the communities from Queens Village to Hicksville for their successful campaign to derail...

Letter: A Midsummer Classic

On Saturday, July 14, the “Senator Jack M. Martins Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament” took place at Elmont’s Dutch Broadway School. Once again, the tournament...

3-on-3 Basketball Tourney A Smash In Elmont Once Again

Thousands converge on Dutch Broadway for 9th annual tournament, featuring players of all ages and abilitiesIt’s Elmont’s finest hour, and it takes the efforts...

NBA Star Hosts Basketball Camp At Floral Park High School

San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green teaches basketball basicsThe aspiring young basketball players of Floral Park recently got the opportunity to learn from one...

Nassau County Firemen’s Parade Held July 14

Fire departments from all over the area participate in annual eventThis year, the Port Washington Fire Department was honored to host the 2012 Nassau...

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Volksfest German-American Festival Saturday, July 14North Shore Concert BandSunday, July 15PinkaliciousWednesday, August 1 Saturday, July 14Volksfest German-American FestivalJuly 14 and 15 at Plattduetsche...

Editorial: Basketball Benefactor

It seems as if every other day there’s mention on WFAN or ESPN of some athlete ending up getting their mugshot taken for a...

Phil-osophically Speaking: July 12, 2012

The God ParticleIt’s a concept so abstruse and mind-boggling that it has become material for comedians generating lines such as this: So they’ve announced...