In Commack: Save The Farm

The Commack School Board proposes the quick sale of a historic farm, the 1860 Marion Carll property, for $750,000 to a developer. A Community association says that the one week notice to the community is too short, and says the June 24 vote should be delayed.

Slave Burial Site in Wantaugh, Nassau County, NY

For Black History Month, reflections on the struggle of the Jackson family in the Town of Hempstead, New York, to make sure a pre-Civil War, slave burial ground, where members of their family are buried, is preserved. The plot is called the Herald Avenue Cemetery in Wantaugh. As of 2007, a recommendation was made to […]