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NCC trustees approve new president

Nassau Community College officials completed the final step in selecting a permanent president Wednesday after the school’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved outgoing Farmingdale State College president W. Hubert Keen as its leader.

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Thursday 06/23/2016
Students awarded for academic work
Posted: June 23, 2016

The Ed. Foundation awarded $500 scholarships to two seniors at Paul D. Schreiber High School based on academic excellence and academic goals, officials said.  

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Finn MacCool’s closed for repairs after fire
Posted: June 23, 2016

After a fire broke out it in its kitchen,  Finn MacCool’s restaurant on Main Street is temporarily closed while repairs are made, officials said. 

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Avena elected mayor, change comes to Manorhaven board
Posted: June 23, 2016

After a highly contested race in Manorhaven, residents elected Trustee Jim Avena as mayor and incumbent Priscilla von Roeschlaub and newcomer Ken Kraft as trustees.

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Lead traces found in 5 Port schools
Posted: June 23, 2016

Elevated lead levels that exceed EPA standards  were found in five schools in the Port Washington School District, but officials said no students or staff members were exposed to high levels of lead. 

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$1.5M expansion on Bay Walk Park to begin
Posted: June 23, 2016

Port Washington North officials announced Friday that construction is set to begin on phase two of the Bay Walk waterfront, which will include a kayak dock, parking access, new benches and lighting.

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Website ranks Flower Hill as 3rd best N.Y. town
Posted: June 23, 2016

The Village of Flower Hill was named the third best place to raise a family in New York State, according to Niche.com.

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Sands Point increases zoning violation fees
Posted: June 23, 2016

Sands Point village officials approved a law on Tuesday to increase fines for building code and zoning violations.

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