It was more than a great day. It was a grand, flourishing, fabulous day in the Village of Hempstead. The list of dignitaries who attended the Sept. 3 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Rhodes School of Humanities and the Arts reflected the profound caring and commitment across decades that resulted in a state-of-the-art building for 800 students, pre-K through grade 5.
Sept. 11, 2021, dawned as a stunningly beautiful late summer morning, the sky an azure blue and the sunshine a bright yellow — just as it was on the same day 20 years ago. At the Hempstead …
On Monday, Sept. 27, Mayor Waylyn Hobbs, Jr., Executive Assistant Dr. Sedgwick Easley, and Deputy Village Clerk Samantha Fountain accompanied a group of Hempstead students and teachers on a sunny outing at Glen Head Country Club in Glen Cove. The occasion was the Victor Green Celebrity Golf Tournament.
Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry.
A Signal 15 comes in over the radio: A stolen vehicle used in a felony — perhaps a bank robbery, maybe a kidnapping — has been pulled over. Officers must quickly assess the situation: Is the vehicle occupant armed? Hostile? Ready to run?
Kimberly Style cut a red ribbon tied to the front porch pillars of her new home, 68 Webb Avenue in Hempstead at a news conference on April 14. Seven years before, Style and her two children, …
President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan is remarkable for its ambition and breadth and for taking significant steps to address historic racial inequities. The president deserves great credit . . .
To the climate deniers, we say this: Wake up. July was the hottest month in the past 142 years, since humans started recording climate data, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
In the early morning of April 28, I tiptoed into my dew-coated backyard in Merrick to watch as an orange sun slowly migrated upward, sending its rays streaming through the hundreds of flower-covered branches . . .
If there’s one thing that is quintessentially American, it’s the all-you-can-eat, stuff-yourself-till-you-die buffet. Now, as the Delta variant spreads . . .
The Smithtown School District will restrict the use of 34 BrainPop instructional videos in classrooms because they introduce topics like Black Lives Matter and human sexuality.