Over 10 years, three superintendents and countless public meetings later, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has selected the final remedy for the lead contamination issue in the basement of Island Trees High School.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Councilman Gary Hudes recently criticized a NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to extend the Wantagh Parkway Bike Path, also known as the Ellen Ferrant Bicycle Path, while unsafe conditions along the area remain unresolved.
In 2001, then-Governor George Pataki signed into law a measure that required all New York State schools to install new safety devices on all moving partition walls used in school gymnasiums and auditoriums. The legislation was designed to prevent accidental deaths and serious physical injuries.
The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in East Meadow on Aug. 23 at 4:15 a.m.
In its second year at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, the Farmers’ Market is still growing in popularity. With the ‘go green’ initiative in full swing, more and more consumers are interested in knowing exactly where their food comes from and what’s in it.
On Aug. 12 the Levittown Public School District’s Board of Education held one of its regular meetings at the Levittown Memorial Education Center.
Levittown’s Town & Country Jeep Chrysler Dodge in Levittown was among the nearly 40 auto dealers across the state to be issued a “cease-and-desist” letter from Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo’s office for running misleading and deceptive advertisements for the new federal Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS or Cash for Clunkers).
In conjunction with National Stop on Red Week (Aug. 2–8), Nassau County recently launched Phase I of its red light camera program. In April, Governor David Paterson signed the state legislature’s red light camera bill into law and authorized the installation of up to 50 cameras at various intersections. On Aug. 6 at 12:01 a.m. the first of three were activated.
Longtime Levittowners Ashu Tambar and Justin Vegh formed their band, Existence Factor, over two years ago with two guys, two guitars and high hopes.
When the Long Island Center for Independent Living in Levittown opened their Living Library last year, staff members read scenes from plays as part of the celebration.
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