Scoring buckets for a good cause

West Hempstead basketball to hold annual Hoops for Hope game

“How could you not be inspired by what these schools do?” SIBSPlace Director Suzanne Kornblatt said. “It shows how impactful an act of kindness can be.” The West Hempstead High School …

Celebrity chef holds premiere party in West Hempstead

Celebrity chef Jonathan Scinto — better known as Chef Jonathan — is putting Long Island families on television worldwide. Scinto held a premiere party for the first season of “Family …

Making a new best friend

West Hempstead resident is paired with service dog for the second time

For the past 44 years, national nonprofit Canine Companions for Independence has worked to find the right match between its service dogs and people with special needs. Some program participants, such …

Schools

Autumn fun at Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead

Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead had some fall fun last month with its fourth annual Fall Festival. Sponsored by the PTA, the fall festival included a pumpkin patch and classic games with a …

West Hempstead synagogue holds annual Veterans Shabbat

U.S. Army veterans Gary Glick and Jack Holtzman, both Jewish-Americans, travel locally and nationally to speak other veterans about the benefits they are entitled to. Through their educational …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Mario Kart Tournament Rev up your engines to race at the Malverne Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 12 to 3 p.m. Play as Bowser, Mario, Yoshi, and more as the library will host a Mario …

Editorial

Shop locally to preserve our downtowns

The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities.

Jerry Kremer

Show us the money

When government officials promote their programs, they attach a cost to them, and in many cases the numbers and the claims don’t add up. We call it fuzzy math.