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Small Business Saturday, created five years ago to encourage residents’ interest in shopping at local businesses, is set for Nov. 28. Each year, on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, participating shoppers forgo the malls and big-box stores to patronize the businesses in their own neighborhoods. more
Since the early 1960s, the New York American Water Company has owned a three-quarter-acre property in Malverne that abuts the backyards of homes on Cornwell Avenue, Linden Street, Legion Place and Maple Street. The property, which has no street address, contains wells that have delivered water to Malverne homes for more than 30 years. more
Before the New York Equestrian Center opened its Horse Gym, Spa & Rehabilitation Center in West Hempstead a few months ago, the nearest facility offering physical therapy for horses was three hours away, in southern New Jersey. “Horses would have to ride in trailers for three hours to get treatment,” said Alex Jacobson, who has owned the equestrian center for nearly 10 years. more
Malverne residents are invited to attend a New York American Water meeting tomorrow at 11:00 am to discuss the temporary — and eventually permanent — construction of another water filtration plant in Malverne. more
Despite the fact that Crossroads Farm has been an integral part of life in Malverne for the past several years, a big red tractor making its way along Ocean Avenue on Oct. 27 was still a unique sight for drivers, who craned their necks to catch a glimpse as the slow-moving vehicle was escorted down the road by Malverne police. more
Nine-year-old Oleg Karmanov had been in the U.S. less than two weeks before he visited Michelle Malone’s classroom at the Davison Avenue school in Lynbrook last week. A Russian citizen from Ulyanovsk — about 500 miles east of Moscow — Oleg speaks no English, and just six days earlier he had undergone a surgical procedure at St. Francis Hospital to close a hole in his heart. more
According to a report by the New York State Cancer Registry, which is maintained by the Department of Health, the occurrence of female breast cancer in many Nassau County areas is much higher than the state expectancy rate. In fact, of Nassau County’s 65 zip codes, 35 had at least a 15 percent increase in the number of breast cancer cases anticipated in those areas, the report said. more
Two weeks ago, the Herald published a story addressing the prevalence of political signs in the Town of Hempstead, the regulations surrounding them, and their potential influence over voter behavior. Our article was met with additional reader questions and comments concerning the legalities of political signs placed on county and state roads, hung on utility poles, and the public’s right to remove them. more
Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced today that a West Hempstead attorney was arrested this morning for stealing more than $5.7 million from clients between September 2012 and February 2014. more
Be afraid. Be very afraid. A four-acre journey through the days of Old Halloween is being orchestrated at Crossroads Farm, and organizers are looking to scare you out of your wits. more
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