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Civil Rights Commission Chairman Martin R. Castro criticizes schools not enrolling undocumented children

A top federal civil rights official criticized school districts Saturday who have been slow to enroll recent waves of undocumented refugee children from Central and South America.

Sylvester 'Les' Kane dies; former Uniondale school bus driver, firefighter was 69

Sylvester "Les" Kane, a former Uniondale school bus driver and firefighter, and Vietnam Army veteran, died from heart failure at his home in Richmond, Maine, on April 14. He was 69.

Freeport fire department to honor 50-year volunteers at annual dinner

In Don Cetin's half century and counting of fighting Freeport fires, the basics are the same but the equipment has gotten better.

American, Soviet veterans mark 70th anniversary of Elbe River meeting during WWII

American and Soviet veterans came together on Saturday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the two sides' meeting at the Elbe River in Germany in the final days of World War II.

Long Island's fentanyl-related deaths peak with painkiller-laced heroin use

The powerful opioid fentanyl has been linked to at least 42 overdose deaths on Long Island during the past 15 months, as local heroin dealers increasingly lace their product with the dangerous additive, records show.

Golf revenue at LI's municipal courses falls short due to wet weather, fewer players

Municipal golf courses around Long Island failed to meet revenue projections last year -- in some cases by hundreds of thousands of dollars -- amid years of waning popularity for the sport and a record wet winter and spring.
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If you know SOMETHING, please
DO something! He or She may never save themselves!

The National Domenstic Violence Hotline warns, "Computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely clear. If you are afraid your internet usage might be monitored, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or TTY 1−800−787−3224".

Domestic Violence is NOT a private matter, It's a crime against the SOCIETY!


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Today, we are talking to people about sustainable economic development, because we think it's important to show support for key issues that affect our community - like places in the Elmont for young professionals to live, shop and be entertained; like keeping families closer together and rebuilding the economic and social pillars of the community.

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Barbara Reynolds is a Long Island Regional PTA Board Member and recently installed SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association) Board Member.  She sent the quoted email to a list of residents and parents shortly after being installed as SEPTA board member.
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