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Carmen Tierno, a senior director of New Jersey American Water’s southwest district operations was named president of New York American Water effective March 1. Tierno replaces Brian Bruce, who has been named president of West Virginia American Water. He is the third president the water company has had in the past three years. more
The streets of West Hempstead seem like an unlikely birthplace of a sports team that was in first place in the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association’s Division II last week. But it was just part of growing up for Jesse Gordon, Avi Marguiles and Moshe Genuth — West Hempstead residents who attend Yeshiva University and play on its squad, the Maccabees — the only all-Jewish team in their collegiate roller hockey league. more
The Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” on Wednesday, March 15, … more
A West Hempstead man was arrested for assault on Feb. 17 when he inappropriately touched a woman in his home, then proceeded to punch and kick her after she pushed him away. more
Lakeview resident, Rev. Lillian Frier Webb, who blazed pathways for women in the African Methodist Episcopal church and elsewhere, died peacefully in the company of her family on Jan. 25. She was 94 years old. more
It is a massive, towering brick structure, set in the heart of downtown Rockville Centre. St. Agnes Cathedral — Long Island’s only Roman Catholic Cathedral — was constructed in … more
Because of icy driving conditions and extreme cold, school districts across the South Shore delayed or canceled classes on Feb. 10. According to their websites, as of 5:30 a.m., they … more
Because of a major snowstorm, the Malverne and West Hempstead school districts, as well as Our Lady of Lourdes, Grace Lutheran and St. Thomas the Apostle schools, all canceled classes and activities on Thursday. more
With a snowstorm that could dump up to a foot or more of the white stuff across Nassau County predicted for Thursday, school officials across the South Shore were canceling classes on Wednesday … more
When Sydney Perry was a college student, baking was her passion — so much so that she needed to give away most of what she made. Little did she know she was launching a marketing campaign for what ultimately became Sydney’s Sweets — a custom bakery in West Hempstead specializing in elaborate cakes and baked goods that have been seen on the “Bridezilla” reality show, in wedding magazines and elsewhere. more
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