As thousands of police and civilians stood waiting on Fifth Avenue, and more than 100 SUVs, police cars, ambulances and motorcycles lined the street on a Friday morning in the heart of bustling midtown Manhattan, only one thing was missing. Noise.
NYPD Det. Steven McDonald, a Malverne resident who became known nationwide for his messages of forgiveness and peace after being shot in Central Park in 1986, died at North Shore University Hospital on Jan. 10. He was 59.
March 1, 1957: Steven McDonald is born in Queens Village. 1964: The McDonald family moves to Rockville Centre. July 16, 1984: Steven is appointed to the New York City Police Department.
The Malverne Little League did not have a team that won a district championship since the 1980s. Then, in 2013, things began to change. The kids playing in the senior division — those ages 15 and 16, broke the league’s 30-year dry spell and captured the district flag. And then they won again in 2014. And 2015. And again last year.
A fatal heroin overdose in Malverne on Dec. 22, and a non-fatal overdose in Valley Stream the next day, led Nassau police to the arrest of four people for the sale and possession of heroin on Monday, Dec. 26 in Port Washington, Valley Stream and Woodside, Queens.
Josh Zeman and Rachel Mills, film producers of A&E’s “The Killing Season” were interested in information about the remains of an unidentified woman found at Hempstead Lake State Park in 1997. …
Although fake news is a big issue for today’s media, particularly in the aftermath of the presidential campaign, it has been a problem in the journalism world for more than 100 years. “There are records of fake news going back as far as Lincoln that were used to [try to] derail his election,” said Dr. Cliff Jernigan, an associate professor and chairman of Hofstra University’s Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations.
It’s often said that the most precious gift you can give is your time, because it can never be replaced.
Malverne girls’ basketball coach Lorenzo Jenkins has plenty of reasons to be optimistic this season and is looking for the Lady Mules to carry over a strong fourth quarter in a recent defeat at Carle Place into the New Year.