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Sid Krimsky, a retired engineer and a West Hempstead resident, doesn’t want to complain about aircraft noise — he really doesn’t. He understands that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has much bigger fish to fry, and just wants to focus on solutions that will help mitigate the noise. more
Next month, after a five-month hiatus from airplane noise, Runway 4L-22R at John F. Kennedy International Airport will reopen after undergoing an expansion to accommodate more and bigger planes — and, highly likely, bring more airplane noise to the area. more
For as long as Henry Stampfel and his wife, Anne, have owned the Malverne Cinema and Art Center — 25 years — neighboring movie theaters in Rockville Centre and Lynbrook have always had “clearance rights,” which gave them first choice of the movies they could screen exclusively within three miles of their location. more
Newport and Philadelphia folk festivals — move over. Malverne has its own folk music celebration going on, and it will be held at the Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s this Sunday, August 16. more
Henry Boitel wasn’t asking for anything complicated. He just wanted to know what’s going on at the Town of Hempstead board meetings when he wasn’t able to attend. “The public doesn’t have any idea of what’s going on at those meetings,” said Boitel, “unless they read something in the newspaper.” more
The Town of Hempstead has awarded a contract to Westbury-based Roadwork Ahead Inc. to do extensive streetscaping on the north side of Hempstead Avenue, from Westminster Avenue to Woodview Road, in West Hempstead. The work is anticipated to start in mid-September and to be completed by the end of October. more
Long Island soccer fans rejoiced as World Cup champion and all-time leading goal scorer for the United States Women’s National Team Abby Wambach arrived in Garden City for a meet and greet with fans at Roosevelt Field Mall last week. more
The vote to elect a new commissioner to Sanitary District 6 is coming up August 14, but those interested in running for the position have until 3 p.m. on August 4 to gather the required 25 signatures and submit their petition. more
The Bellmore Movies once again hosted the Long Island International Film Expo, which presented a wide array of movies, from horror to comedy and mystery, by a variety of filmmakers, some local and some international. For the 18th year, the expo gave filmmakers an intimate opportunity to share their work with industry executives and movie-goers alike. more
Last month, the West Hempstead Board of Education unanimously voted in support of a resolution to present a $46 million capital project bond referendum to the community that would renovate the district’s computer and science labs, expand the middle school gymnasium, renovate the high school auditorium and athletic fields, make necessary roofing and masonry repairs, and a host of other efforts. The district’s specific plans would be presented to the community on November 17 for a district vote. more
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