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.

Echo Park site to honor 1962 Little League champions

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'

Former Malverne Mules star Jayden Seraphin preps for basketball season at Queens College

Malverne High School’s former All-County basketball star, Jayden Seraphin, is getting ready to suit up for the Queens College Knights this winter. …

'Recognize and pay tribute'

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.


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!