Woman attacked in Hempstead Lake State Park

A 21-year-old woman said she was attacked by a man in Hempstead Lake State Park in West Hempstead on April 12, New York State police said.

Dagger DogVinci brings smiles to the West Hempstead Public Library

Easels lined the room with blank canvases ready to be covered in bright colors of paint on the tables. Children peeked through the door, eagerly awaiting the start of the event they had come for- to …

Schools

Award-winning athletic training at the West Hempstead School District

The West Hempstead Union Free School District Board of Education shared plenty of news and developments on March 19. The high school’s athletic department was recognized for receiving the …

Neighbors

Alaskan husky, Iditarod athlete meet with children at the West Hempstead Public Library

Children of all ages sat down in the community room at the West Hempstead Public Library for a special, informative presentation on Alaskan huskies last Sunday. Instructor Karen Land and her Alaskan …

Residents speak out on New York’s bail reform bill

Before the state’s $175.5 billion budget deal was completed last Sunday, constituents of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky held a demonstration outside his Rockville Centre office on March 26. Among the …

West Hempstead resident advocates for people with Alzheimer’s

Several Alzheimer’s and dementia care advocates visited Albany with the Alzheimer’s Association on March 5 to lobby for more support in treating the disease. The trip, on what the organization …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Pack 24 open house and carnival Malverne Cub Scouts Pack 24 invites families to visit their carnival and open house on Saturday, April 27 at Our Lady of Lourdes School hall, from 1 to 3 p.m. …

Passover

Passover message from Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

One of my favorite parts of the Passover Seder is the part about the “Four Sons/Children.” It’s a beautifully crafted narrative based on four verses from the Torah; three from Exodus and one …