Conference crown for West Hempstead

West Hempstead’s softball season could not have gotten off to a more inauspicious start when the team took the field for the first time back in March.

Democratic clubs in Lakeview, Rockville Centre open up the dialogue on racism

The Lakeview and Rockville Centre Democratic clubs addressed racism at an inaugural joint meeting on May 9. The guest speaker, civil rights attorney Fred Brewington, a Lakeview native, spoke about …

West Hempstead synagogue holds Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

Anti-Semitic assaults in the United States more than doubled last year, according to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League. Incidents such as the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh …

Combating a housing crisis in Nassau County

The Long Island State Senate majority and Town Supervisor Laura Gillen have announced a $215,000 grant to study and address the Island’s shortage of affordable housing. The funding will explore how …

West Hempstead teen leads St. Mary’s Gaels on the ice

St. Mary’s High School junior Shane Ahlers, of West Hempstead, was one of the key players on their hockey team who helped them find success on the ice. St. Mary’s Gaels finished their 2018 season …

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 …

Endorsement

Vote ‘yes’ on West Hempstead spending plan

In West Hempstead, residents should show their support for the proposed $63.6 million school budget. It calls for 4.01 percent more spending and a 2.64 percent tax-levy increase — below the …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Malverne’s Memorial Day Parade Join the Village of Malverne for its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The parade will start at Church Street, and a memorial ceremony will …

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.