Pacific Daily News
Deadline for service academies extended
Guam Delegate Madeleine Bordallo is extending the deadline for nominations to various service academies, according to a press release.
Local Historian's 'Grave Situation'
Howard Kroplick was just settling in to his new position as North Hempstead's town historian in April of 2012 when a phone call from a resident who found an old headstone led him into a comprehensive study of all 28 cemeteries within Kroplick, an East Hills resident for 29 years, serves in the unpaid role as an advisor to the North Hempstead board, ... (more)
Five Towns Firefighters Assist at North Shore Brush Fire
Five Towns firefighters assisted North Shore first responders this past weekend as they battled a brush fire that erupted in Kings Point.
TV continues John F. Kennedy 50th anniversary shows; readers share memories
As echoes of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's death continue to reverberate, and television programs marking the event reach their peak, we've been asking readers to share their memories.
Stubborn bog fire mostly contained at Kings Point Park
Firefighters from the Baldwin Fire Department dig up and extinguish hot spots as fire departments from around the Island contain a fire in Kings Point Park, in Kings Point.
Firefighters battle Kings Point Park brush fire
No injuries were reported, and homes in the area were not at risk, according to James Hickman, head of the investigations division at the Nassau County fire marshal's office.