West Hempstead street fair is set for Oct. 17

The West Hempstead Community Support Association is hosting its annual West Hempstead Street Fair on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nassau Boulevard.

Elementary student spread awareness during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Students at Maurice W. Downing School in Malverne spread awareness last month to commemorate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

'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.

PSEG reintroduces ‘personal connections’ reps

PSEG Long Island announced in a statement on Sept. 20 the return of the electrical utility company’s Business Consumer Advocate program and named a BCA for the communities of Elmont, Malverne, Valley Stream and other areas across Nassau County.

Riesterer’s Bakery celebrates 90th anniversary

Riesterer's Bakery in West Hempstead is set to hold a celebration on Oct. 5 to mark its 90th anniversary, which will feature live music, free coffee, cake, cupcakes and drinks, as well as bouncy houses and slides for children.

Editorial

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 . . .

Editorial

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!