Hanukkah message from Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

There’s a saying that “The short explanation of every Jewish holiday is: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat!” The festival of Hanukkah is certainly no exception, as it celebrates the …

The ‘epitome of Malverne’

Longtime Malvernite Denis O’Brien, a man known for his charitable nature who wore many hats in the village, died of complications of a heart attack on Nov. 18. He was 57. Prior to his …

Scammers continue to strike

“My father hasn’t willingly answered the phone at his house in 20 years,” said T.J. Hatter, Long Island director of intergovernmental affairs. “Ever since he got an answering machine, he …

‘Rigorous’ yet rewarding

In an effort to develop a curriculum based on the College Board’s standards, the Malverne Union Free School District has introduced Springboard, a Math and ELA instructional program that is …