Describing his decade-long tenure at document management and imaging company Seery Systems Group in Garden City as a “wonderful experience,” Richard Muller, of West Hempstead, emphasized that he has enjoyed his success: “It’s been a fun 10 years,” he said.
Two students from West Hempstead, James Faulds and Naimah Goode, were awarded by Nassau BOCES for outstanding achievement with the Career Technical Education Award. Fauls, an Auto Skills student, and …
Stores and apartments located at the corner of Woodfield Road and Eagle Avenue in Lakeview were devastated in a building fire on Sept. 19 that displaced 30 people. “The business owners and those who lived there experienced a huge loss. So have the many inhabitants of the community who have treasured memories of operating stores, bars, upholsterers and butcher shops along that storefront as well as inhabiting the apartments above them,” said Lesly McAvoy, vice president of the West Hempstead Historical Society.
Student members of the Davison Avenue Intermediate School’s Special Forces collected and donated 55 boxes of cereal to the Hempstead nonproit Family and Children’s Association in honor of ‘Better Breakfast Month,’ which aims to promote eating a healthy breakfast.
Congregation Shaaray Shalom in West Hempstead will hold a virtual ceremony to remember Kristallnacht, a night of violence committed 80 years ago by German Nazis against Jewish people, on Nov. 7.
The West Hempstead Community Support Association held its annual West Hempstead Street Fair on Nassau Boulevard on Oct. 17.
Kindergarten students at Maurice W. Downing School in Malverne created pumpkins and listened to “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano.
A dedication site at Echo Park honoring the 1962 West Hempstead team that won the Little League World Series Senior Division Championship in Williamsburg, Pa., that year is being organized by a 17-year-old aspiring Eagle Scout from West Hempstead.
'He's a real leader'
Malverne High School’s former All-County basketball star, Jayden Seraphin, is getting ready to suit up for the Queens College Knights this winter. …
In 1965, Malverne became the focal point of the fight against racial segregation in schools nationwide. That was the year Martin Luther King Jr. successfully led protests at Malverne High School that paved the way for desegregation of Malverne schools. Long Island Traditions, a local organization that works to “recognize and pay tribute to Long Island’s diverse ethnic cultures,” announced the launch of its “Civil Rights Backstory Tour,” a series of self-guided cell-phone tours that will detail historical and modern sites of cultural significance across Long Island.
The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .
Some 87 percent of Nassau County’s adult population, ages 18 and up, has received at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Bravo, Nassau!