The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved a bill on December 13 that will deny minors easy access to cigarettes in stores, and prohibit merchants from displaying cigarette advertisements near children's products. The bill was originally proposed by local legislator Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) in December 1998, but only recently did the measure receive the support of Republicans.
The Project Care Committee of Jericho High School kicked off the holiday season with an afternoon of delicious treats, music and merriment. The festivities included a very special group of guests. Students shared their holiday party with senior citizen companions on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at Oyster Bay Manor in the Town of Oyster Bay.