Nearby: Teachers 'Coordinate' in Demonstration

Stories making headlines near Mineola this week.

Teachers 'Coordinate' to Demonstrate Lack of Contract

Students returning to Hewlett-Woodmere schools on Tuesday may have noticed something about their teachers — many of them were wearing red.

The teachers wore the color to “symbolize solidarity” as their contract expired on June 30 without a new one set, according to Ric Stark, president of Hewlett-Woodmere Faculty Association. The most recent teacher contract was signed five years ago. All provisions signed under the previous contract remain in effect.

Suit Alleges Racism at Mineola Apartment Complex

A lawsuit is alleging acts of racial discrimination against an apartment complex in Mineola.

The suit, filed by Syosset-based ERASE Racism, the Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC), and three African American testers in Federal court, is seeking unspecified damages after the groups conducted investigations into the 74-unit Town House Apartments at 225 First St. 

Police Continue Hunt for Lynbrook Burglary Suspect

A burglary suspect in Lynbrook may be connected to an assault and a rape nearby, according to Nassau County detectives.

"At this time Fourth Squad detectives are investigating and have been in contact with State Park Police to see if there may be a connection with the three incidents," NCPD released in a statement Thursday.

The History Behind the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt

The last P-47 Thunderbolt ever made currently lives in Nassau County.

The Cradle of Aviation Museum, located in Garden City's Museum Row, offers a variety of aircrafts and memorabilia that capture moments from history.

Neighborhood Revels in New Restaurant

Combining Manhattan style and a menu sampling the globe, Garden City's newest restaurant is already serving happy customers.

The much-anticipated Revel Restaurant & Bar opened their doors Wednesday and welcomed their first enthusiastic diners.


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