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‘The Wanderers,’ two virtual performances Feb. 26, 27

Congregation Tifereth Israel at 40 Hill Street in Glen Cove will present two performances of "The Wanderers" in a special

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The Back Road: A Tweet on depression in less than 280 characters

By Andrew Malekoff Twitter is more than a political battlefield. It is a quick and easy source for trending news,

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Local students overcome hurdle to bring home the win at Model UN Boston

On Friday morning, four high school students and their chaperone departed for Boston, Massachusetts to compete in Boston University’s Model

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From the Desk of Richard Nicolello: Hidden provision in New York State budget would override local zoning and destroy L.I. suburbs

Deep within the thousands of pages of the governor’s budget is a proposed law that will essentially end single-family zoning

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SCW Cultural Arts at Emanuel presents virtual concert featuring — ‘The Four C Notes’ recreating the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

On Sunday, Feb. 20 at 3:00 p.m., Stephen C. Widom Cultural Arts at Emanuel will present a virtual concert, featuring

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Readers Write: We need leadership to fight crime

The recent obsession with crime is a textbook example of our political and social dysfunction. It’s time to speak some

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Changing of the guard at Baxter’s Pond Foundation

Baxter’s Pond Foundation, the nonprofit environmental steward of Baxter’s Pond and the surrounding Barbara Johnson Park & Preserve in Port

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Long Island property tax – Where are we and how did we get here?

By Douglas Atkins Long Islanders pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation, and most of that goes

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Matthew Nartowicz, Chief Retail Officer/Senior Vice President of American Community Bank

Matthew Nartowicz is the Senior Vice President/Chief Retail Officer of American Community Bank. Starting his career in retail banking nearly

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Readers Write: Dr. William A. Shine: A Mentor and A Role Model

I was devastated when I heard the news of the passing of Dr. William A. Shine, the legendary educational leader

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Jason and Jason Friedman, The Friedman Team

Jason Friedman has been involved in relatively every newsworthy high-end/record-breaking sale on Long Island over the past few years. This

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Wayne N. Grossé, President & Chief Executive Officer, Bethpage Federal Credit Union

Wayne N. Grossé was named President & Chief Executive Officer of Bethpage Federal Credit Union in 2015. Under Wayne’s leadership,

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Jovia Financial Credit Union and Northwell Health Ice Center solidify partnership to support youth sports

In an ongoing effort to support the youth of our communities, Jovia Financial Credit Union, one of the leading credit

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Readers Write: The Coyotes

  To begin, I came to watch the pair of them. Wild creatures. Moving effortlessly on quiet ground under an

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Council Member Zuckerman recognizes local Albertson author Paula Groothuis

Town Council Member Peter Zuckerman recently welcomed local author Paula Groothuis to Town Hall on February 4. Council Member Zuckerman

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