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Voters, by a nearly 2-1 ratio, have approved a $10.4 million bond referendum to renovate the main branch of the Great Neck Public Library.
The referendum Tuesday was approved 940-514.
About half of the bond will be used to improve the infrastructure of the Bayview Avenue building, which hasn’t been renovated since it was built in 1970.
The other half of the bond will pay for upgrades...Read more »
The halls of the Long Beach Public Library were hardly silent on Saturday night when The Roadhouse Band took the auditorium stage.
About 75 people filled the auditorium as the band blasted Americana and country favorites like “Proud to be an American” and “Footloose.” Before The Roadhouse Band started their set, Mick Hargreaves and Mike Bifulco brought their electric slide-steel guitar duo...Read more »
The Village of Mineola will continue an October public hearing for a proposed 24-hour gas station with a convenience store.
The village will hear residents on the application from Garden City-based Bolla Management Corp., on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Mineola Village Hall, 155 Washington Ave. The proposed site is on vacant land, at 449 Jericho Tpke. in Mineola.
The Oct. 9 public hearing...Read more »
A program on understanding Alzheimer’s disease will be held Thursday at Bethpage Public Library.
The seminar, sponsored by state Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City), is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library, 47 Powell Ave.
Scheduled speakers are Dr. Alan Mazurek, a neurologist, and Tracey Kuczinski, who has worked in the field of geriatrics more than 15 years.
Their topics will...Read more »
Watching nearly 200 American flags blow in the wind on the front lawn of the Farmingdale Public Library brought a smile to John Wendel’s face.
As a retired sergeant who served in the Vietnam War for the United States Army, Wendel, 65, of Farmingdale, said he was thankful he made it back home alive.
“When I was discharged and coming back home on the plane, there was an eruption of joy,”...Read more »