Monthly Archives: March 2015

SHS To State: Release The Runs

The Sewanhaka Central High School District sent a letter to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, urging him to release state aid runs for...

Letter: Another Reason to Defeat TPP

Prominent LGBT members of Congress recently assailed the Obama administration for including Brunei and Malaysia—two nations deeply hostile to gay communities—in major trade talks.In...

Board OKs Block Grant Application

The Stewart Manor Board of Trustees voted to apply for $65,000 in federal community block grant funds last week, including $40,000 to renovate a...

Maurer Foundation 20th Anniversary Pink Bowl

The Maurer Foundation kicked off the start of their 20th year with the annual Pink Bowl event raising over $21,000 for breast health education...

Letter: Ringling Brothers Animal Abuse

As a lifelong resident of Nassau County, I am very disappointed that the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus continues to perform in our...

Editorial: We’re All Irish On St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is next week and that means one thing: an abundance of green everywhere you look—green bagels, green beer, green cupcakes and...

Local Civic Honors Floral Park Students

The Jamaica Square Civic Association recently honored Floral Park Memorial High School students Lauryn Scott and Ronald Ordonez. Ordonez and Scott were selected for...

Spirit Day At Sewanhaka

Students at Sewanhaka High School showed off their artistic talents when they decorated the first floor of their school building in honor of Spirit...

In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb?

March came in like a lion, but will it be going out like a lamb? If the old proverb is true, last week’s Winter...

Student Athlete Honored

Floral Park resident Faith O’Connor has recently been honored by Kellenberg Memorial High School for her athletic accomplishments during the athletics season. O’Connor received...