Tag: Long Island

Hamptons surfers join ‘National Paddle Out’ to honor George Floyd

Surfers gathered in the Hamptons Friday for a totally rad, on-the-water memorial for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man whose police custody death has galvanized protests around the country.

Garden City Park native runs against incumbent Ferrara for town council

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Island Now on Oct. 17, 2017 Jerry Vattamala, a civil rights lawyer with the Tribeca-based Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, is running against a longtime incumbent for a spot on the North Hempstead Town Board. “I’ve been to one city council meeting, the

Herricks students record love song aboard John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

By ADAM SCHRADER Published by The Island Now on Oct. 17, 2017 Select Herricks High School students spent last Thursday aboard the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a mobile audio and video recording production facility, recording an original song written over the course of the day. Herricks won the visit

Sais to step down as fire chief and run for village board seat

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Island Now on Oct. 20, 2017 Richard Sais will end his two-year term as chief of the Williston Park Fire Department in April and retire from the Suffolk County police department in the next year, he said. But Sais said he hopes to continue

Ferrara runs for 6th term on North Hempstead Town Board

By ADAM SCHRADER Published in The Island Now on Oct. 17, 2017 Angelo Ferrara, a 72-year-old Republican from New Hyde Park who is running for re-election to the North Hempstead Town Board, says partisanship is the most significant issue plaguing the town. The situation is similar to what is going on

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