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Fifth-graders in Bethpage build Lego flood gates in new STEM lab

On Tuesday, fifth-grade students from Central Boulevard Elementary School in Bethpage learned how to build flood gates with Legos in their newly created STEM lab. The unit revolving around LEGO WeDo 2.0 will teach the students to build a gate that can be programmed to open and close when the water level becomes too high.


Santa and Nassau County Police Department officers on Santa and Nassau police distribute toys and gifts at hospital On Tuesday, A state panel recommended new drinking New drinking water standards may set the norm Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Tuesday New sex harassment protections for Nassau employees New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on De Blasio talks about his meeting with Ben Carson On Tuesday, Dr. Mark Mittler, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Cohen Siblings born with spina bifida enjoy their first pain-free Christmas Brentwood High School students stood before state Supreme Court Brentwood students give legal education a trial run Suffolk County Sheriff's new program, New program to help jailed women Siblings Matthew Grogan, 28, a Nassau County police Hero brothers honored in Mineola On Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Cuomo calls for legalizing recreational marijuana in 2019 Google announced Monday that it will spend more Google plans $1B expansion in New York Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) called for an additional $17.5 Pests may have hitched rides on Christmas trees Tim Mare, director of Islip's Youth Bureau, talked Islip Town offers free drug-testing kits to parents A Hauppauge law firm's annual toy giveaway on LI law firm turns into toy shop for holiday giveaways Rick Sorrentino, superintendent of the Lindenhurst Department of Lindenhurst looks for new flooding approach Sondra Toscano of Nassau County on Friday explained Adoption binds girl and her pooch Gilda Gricka, at her 1882 Victorian house on Preserving Babylon's history Baking Memories 4 Kids, with an assist from 4-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy given a Disney vacation Remember when President Donald Trump visited Long Island Relive key moments of 2018 State environmental conservation policemen patrol Long Island's shores DEC officers patrol LI shores, ensure fishermen are properly licensed Physicians, parents and educators rallied outside the Suffolk Rally backs Suffolk bill to limit flavored e-cigarettes Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen called on the town Town supervisor calls for curb on official mailings Nassau Community College was the first New York Nassau CC women's wrestling needs more members to qualify for nationals Outrage boiled over Wednesday night as hundreds of Outrage at hearing on property reassessment Bronx-born actress Lea Michele, of "Glee" fame, performed Bronx actress Lea Michele sings holiday classics in Bryant Park Five years after he was left paralyzed from Charity surprises paralyzed Selden vet with new home President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen was Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison Wrestler and internationally recognized powerlifter Rohan Murphy, a Star wrestler shares story at LI school Suffolk police are investigating a fatal house fire Police probe fatal house fire in Medford Officials are studying plans to revitalize downtown Holbrook, Holbrook studies plans to revamp downtown