Free flu shots for seniors

The Town of Oyster Bay, in partnership with NuHealth (Nassau University Medical Center) will provide free flu shots to residents aged 60+.  The Town of Oyster Bay’s Free Flu Vaccination Program will take place on Monday, November 2nd at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue in Bethpage. The program will run from 10 […]

Outdoor class in Plainview - Old Bethpage.

Plainview elementary school utilizes outdoor learning to help students

Since the beginning of the school year in September, the Stratford Road Elementary School in Plainview, has been using outdoor learning spaces to teach its students. This unique approach to learning has helped students in a multitude of ways with their learning experience   and emotional and social well-being. “When we were preparing to open up our school this year, […]

Water district to host virtual meetings on contaminants

The Hicksville Water District is hosting a series of virtual community meetings to help bring residents up to speed on the progress made to treat the local water supply for 1,4-dioxane. Two digital meeting opportunities have been scheduled–October 28th at 7pm and October 29th at 1pm–where residents will get a detailed presentation about the significant infrastructure improvements already made, as […]

Taxi company offers free rides to polls

All Island Transportation, a local taxi service, will be offering free transportation to and from the polls for senior citizens and physically challenged individuals during the early voting period of October 24th through November 1st between the hours of 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. “As a family owned and operated business here in Nassau County we know first-hand the effects […]

Senators Gaughran and Kaplan present the NYS Commendation Award to Captain Moskos II and Lt. Niemczyk in the presence of the Hicksville hometown heroes families.

Two Hicksville firefighters honored for saving 90 year-old

On October 18th Senators Jim Gaughran and Anna Kaplan honored firefighters from the Hicksville Fire Department who saved a 90-year-old woman from her burning home in September. The Senators presented New York State Commendation Awards to Captain Christopher Moskos II and Lt. Andrew Niemczyk in the presence of their families and members from the Hicksville Fire Department. The Hicksville hometown […]

Water district plans Pharmaceutical Take Back Day

For the third year in a row, the Plainview Water District (PWD), in partnership with the Nassau County Police Department, is hosting its Pharmaceutical Take Back Day on October 24th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the District’s headquarters located at 10 Manetto Hill Road. This event allows Plainview-Old Bethpage community members to easily and safely dispose of their […]

Hicksville High School senior named National Hispanic Scholar

Hicksville High School senior Alejandro Gonzalez was recently named one of the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars. As such, Alejandro has distinguished himself as one of the top academic test-takers on the PSAT/NMSQT exam. The College Board acknowledged his achievement with a certificate and congratulatory letter: “Colleges know that students who have earned this recognition are some of […]

Town of Hempstead offers e-cycling programs

The Town of Hempstead will be offering two e-cycling programs for residents, on Saturday, October 25th and Saturday, November 1st. “We frequently upgrade our electronic devices to take advantage of new technology,” said Town Supervisor Donald Clavin. “As a result, people are always looking to get rid of their old products, and Hempstead Town’s E-Cycle event is the solution to […]

High school students from Levittown and Hicksville show the braccelets they made for local pediatric hospitals.

Five high School students craft bracelets for pediatric patients

  Five creative high school students from Levittown and Hicksville recently formed a nonprofit organization called Patterns for Patients. The small non-profit that was initiated earlier this school year, sends care packages filled with handmade bracelets, toys, stickers and masks to local pediatric hospitals. The four students, Tarangini Arunachalam, Mahek Mody, Rhythm Osan and Vicky Zhang from Division Avenue High School and Jason Jiang […]

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