2021-12-03

Mercy League to wrap gifts for charity

The Glen Cove – Hicksville – Syosset Chapter of the Mercy League will be offering holiday gift wrapping services between December 11 and December 24 at Broadway Commons Mall. Prices will range from $2 to $10 depending on size of package and options. Oversized packages priced accordingly. All proceeds will benefit enrichment activities and equipment at Mercy Hospital. Wrapping Hours: […]

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Bethpage students partner with Knights of Columbus for Thanksgiving

Central Boulevard Elementary School in Bethpage partnered with the local Knights of Columbus on Nov. 23 to provide approximately 30 Thanksgiving baskets of food. The baskets were equipped to serve a family of four and includes a turkey as well as a cooking pan. While the event was canceled last year due to the pandemic, students were excited to lend […]

Town kicks off Small Business Saturday with business event


Small Business Saturday, this year, celebrated on November 26, was not a one-off but instead a kickoff event across Long Island.  The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce, together with invitees and civic leaders from the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, the Long Island Main Street Alliance, the Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; local business groups […]

Water District receives award for water treatment studies

The Plainview Water District (PWD) is proud to announce it has received the Gold Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) New York for their Advanced Oxidation Process (AOP) pilot studies done in conjunction with their consulting engineers from H2M architects + engineers. This award represents all of the hard work the PWD has put in […]

Police seek info in hit and run death

Nassau County Police are seeking information about a fatal hit and run crash that took place in Hicksville on Friday, November 26th at 5:18 p.m.. According to Homicide Squad detectives, police responded to Stewart Avenue, East of the Levittown Parkway, for reports of a woman lying in the roadway. Upon arrival, police discovered Naya Harsida, 43, of Westbury lying in […]

Plainview teen forms organizations to help Alzheimer’s patients


When POB/JFK high school teenager, Hailey Richman was just four years old, she tried to help guide her grandmother, Ruth, through her recent Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Fast forward the clock ten years later, and the precocious teen has started two nonprofit organizations to help people and their family members who are dealing with the effects of the debilitating disease. “At the time […]

Holiday collection drive to support veterans

The Town of Oyster Bay will host a Holiday Collection Drive in support of the Northport VA. From December 1st through December 20th, residents are invited to donate toiletries, clothing, and gift cards at Town Hall North (54 Audrey Ave, Oyster Bay), Town Hall South (977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa), or the Bethpage Ice Skating Center (1001 Stewart Ave, Bethpage). “From […]

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