Schools

Long Island Science Congress winners in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead School District was well represented by students from both the middle and high school during the Long Island Science Congress on April 9 and 10. Fourteen West Hempstead students …

Neighbors in the News

Scholar from West Hempstead receives highest rank at Yeshiva University

West Hempstead resident Alexander Selesny was among the hundreds of students from Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools to will receive a degree during its 88th Commencement Exercises on May …

West Hempstead native’s long journey from group home to Hot 97 DJ

Former West Hempstead resident Mike Turkowitz, a.k.a. “Hip-Hop Mike,” remembers sitting in a group home in the mid-2000s as a teenager and turning to music to help him stay optimistic. It was …

Neighbors

West Hempstead teens honored at annual scholarship dinner

The West Hempstead Community Scholarship Fund held its annual dinner on May 14 at Pompeii Restaurant in West Hempstead. Several scholars were recognized for their academics. Town Supervisor Laura …

Annual West Hempstead’s Got Talent to return in July

Performers of all ages showed off their talents in front of family and friends at Hall’s Pond Park last summer in the West Hempstead Community Support Association’s inaugural “West …

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead

Learn more about your roots Learn tips on finding your ancestors at the West Hempstead Public Library on Monday, June 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The library’s genealogy databases Ancestry.com, …

Randi Kreiss

If only we knew now what we’ll know then

I saw a guy in town waiting under the portico of a medical practice that specializes in lung disease, and damn if he wasn’t puffing away on a cigarette.