Michael Del Gatto was going about his business running the KookaBurra Coffee Company in Rockville Centre, when Malverne Mayor Patti McDonald stopped in for coffee and muffins — and made a request. “She asked, ‘Why don’t you come to Malverne?’” Del Gatto recalled, “but I was actually thinking about opening another location in Long Beach.”
Though restrained twice by a federal district court, President Trump’s executive order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. has had at least one unexpected effect: a rise in the awareness and advocacy efforts of interfaith organizations on Long Island.
In one of her first public appearances since the death of her husband, New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald, Malverne Mayor Patti Ann McDonald presented a letter on a plaque to the …
Roughly 350 people gathered at The Bridge Church on Feb. 10 to take part in “Night to Shine,” a prom experience for people with special needs that was made possible through donations by The Bridge Church, private donations, 200 volunteers and some guidance from the Tim Tebow Foundation.
The night before Bishop John Barres was to be installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, hundreds of men, women and children from across Long Island lined up around St. Agnes …
In most places, January marks the beginning of several long winter months. In Malverne, however, it’s the prep period for a signature village event: Groundhog Day with Malverne Mel.
Last week, state Sen. Todd Kaminsky filed legislation requiring the commissioner of the New York State Department of Health to study and regulate 1,4-dioxane, a chemical likely to be carcinogenic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Last year, the EPA released a report, citing dioxane was found in many water supply systems on Long Island.
After witnessing the Women’s March in Washington, I’ve decided to start a new resistance.
Nearly 300 people gathered at Reese Park in Malverne on Groundhog Day to await their meteorological fate: would Malverne Mel predict an early spring?
Because of a major snowstorm, the Malverne and West Hempstead school districts, as well as Our Lady of Lourdes, Grace Lutheran and St. Thomas the Apostle schools, all canceled classes and activities on Thursday.