September fire alters Lakeview history

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.

Malverne students make donation for 'Better Breakfast Month'

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.

Remembering Kristallnacht

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.

Community enjoys West Hempstead street fair

The West Hempstead Community Support Association held its annual West Hempstead Street Fair on Nassau Boulevard on Oct. 17.

Pumpkin activity teaches students to embrace uniqueness

Kindergarten students at Maurice W. Downing School in Malverne created pumpkins and listened to “The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin” by Joe Troiano.


Reflecting on the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years later

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 . . .


Get your teenagers vaccinated ASAP . . .

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!