Hofstra University wins bid to host 2012 presidential debate

Monday, October 31, 2011
Hofstra students gear up for the 2008 Presidential Debate (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Conway)

Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., will host the second presidential debate of the 2012 election season, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday, Oct. 31. Hofstra hosted the…

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Death becomes her: The changing face of funeral directors

Monday, October 31, 2011
Beatrice Lewanduski is the manager of D'Andrea Brothers Funeral Home in Copiague (LIR photo by Christal Roberts)

Beatrice Lewanduski was 7 years old in 1963 when her father died of lung cancer. It was a devastating loss for the family, made slightly more bearable by…

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A history of Nazi influence on Long Island at Camp Siegfried

Monday, October 31, 2011
Members of the German-American Federation parade through Madison Square Garden in February 1939 (Photo courtesy of University of Southern California Regional History Center)

Suffolk County Community College’s (SCCC) Selden campus recently displayed a month-long exhibit that relived the influence of Nazis on Long Island. “Goose Stepping on Long Island: Camp Siegfried”…

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