‘Difficult shoes to fill’

Malverne superintendent plans to retire at end of school year

When Malverne School District Superintendent Dr. James Hunderfund arrived in 2007, he took the position in an interim role. Superintendent Mary Ellen Freeley had just retired, and Hunderfund filled …

Neighbors in the News

Malverne High School teen wins horse show contest

Lakeview resident Isaiah Forte, a tenth grader at Malverne High School, won the grand championship for the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities championship finals on Aug. …


Food and wine fundraiser at Crossroads Farm in Malverne

Several adults filled Crossroads Farm in Malverne as they hosted the L.I. Food & Drink Sampling Event on Aug. 23. The fundraiser featured craft beer, food, Long Island wines, and more. Crossroads …


Malverne readers perform ‘The Little Mermaid’

Camp Read-a-Lot’s Camp Challenge is celebrating another year for first- through fifth-graders in the Malverne School District. The program, which strives to keep students engaged in reading …

Malverne High School alumnus dies in car crash

Malverne High School alumnus Isaiah Polite died in a car crash on the Wantagh State Parkway on Monday morning. According to police, state troopers responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

West Hempstead’s annual Street Fair Bring your family and friends out for West Hempstead’s annual Street Fair on Nassau Boulevard near Hall’s Pond Park on Sunday, Sept. 22. Hosted by the …


We need to respect law enforcement

Imagine going to work and attempting to do your job while a group of loudmouths scream at you and douse you with buckets of water. For some police officers in New York City over the past month, that was their reality.

Randi Kreiss

Aunt Ada’s notes from Paris, August 1945

I never knew why my husband’s Aunt Ada went into the Army during World War II, but my hunch is that the family thought it might tame her wild ways.