Plandome board OKs moratorium on cellular ‘nodes’

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Village of Plandome Mayor M. Lloyd Williams and Trustee Katie Saville are seen at Monday’s meeting. Photo by Amanda Copkov.

The Village of Plandome Board of Trustees voted Monday to impose a six-month moratorium on the installation of telecommunication facilities throughout the village. Continue reading “Plandome board OKs moratorium on cellular ‘nodes’”

Shi, Sassouni sworn in to Great Neck school board

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Rebecca Sassouni (left) and Jeffrey Shi pose after Thursday’s Great Neck school board meeting. Photo by Amanda Copkov.

Janelle Clausen contributed reporting to this story.

The Great Neck school board swore in Jeffrey Shi and Rebecca Sassouni as its two newest members on Wednesday night after their victories in May’s contested election. Continue reading “Shi, Sassouni sworn in to Great Neck school board”

Williston Park plans to approve Verizon antenna plan

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Verizon Wireless plans to install a new communications facility on the roof of this building on Hillside Avenue in Williston Park. Photo from Google Maps.

The Village of Williston Park Board of Trustees decided Monday to permit Verizon Wireless to construct a wireless communication facility and backup power generator in the village. Continue reading “Williston Park plans to approve Verizon antenna plan”

New York City’s Chocolate Paradise

Prepare your tastebuds for a chocolatey experience for the books, located right in the Big Apple.

New York State’s first-ever chocolate museum arrived in Manhattan on March 6 to feed the curiosity of any chocolate lover, along with their sweet tooth. Continue reading “New York City’s Chocolate Paradise”

Walking Out of the Darkness

Hoping to comfort those personally affected by mental illness, SUNY New Paltz held its eighth annual Out of the Darkness walk — a fundraising event in support of suicide prevention and awareness. Continue reading “Walking Out of the Darkness”

SUNY New Paltz Builds a Wall of Its Own

Meg Tohill contributed reporting to this story.

Students, alumni and faculty of SUNY New Paltz decided to take things into their own hands regarding President Donald Trump’s proposed wall for the border between the United States and Mexico this past Monday: by building a “better” wall of their own. Continue reading “SUNY New Paltz Builds a Wall of Its Own”