Multi chambers network at Crossroads Farm

Five area chambers of commerce came together at Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s last week for the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce’s 4th annual multi-chamber event. “We had the West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, Hempstead and Malverne chambers of commerce there,” said Patti Locurcio, the West Hempstead chamber’s secretary. About 120 people attended the event, which was held in one of the farm’s hoop houses.

Rallying for a dog park at Hempstead Lake State Park

Sen. Todd Kaminsky and Rockville Centre Mayor Francis Murray are behind an effort to get a dog park created at Hempstead Lake State Park.

Malverne plans upgrades despite below-cap tax levy

Malverne school district residents will vote on a 2017-18 school budget on Tuesday that is under the New York state tax cap and has the lowest budget-to-budget spending increase in the district’s history.

Malverne’s Tyson lands off-Broadway lead

Jordan Tyson, a graduate of Malverne High School, has landed the lead role in the off-Broadway musical, Sweetee, which opens for previews on May 21 and will run through June 18.

Taking Crossroads Farm to the next level

Last year, when Marilyn Cranin of the Nassau Land Trust — the non-profit operator of Crossroads Farm — saw the renovations Joseph DeVito did to his tableware shop, White House Home in Malverne, Cranin knew she had found the perfect person for a specific undertaking. “She got me involved in the farm’s advisory council,” DeVito said. “My focus became beautification and enhancement.”