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Taste of West Hempstead to highlight local eateries

As NYC Restaurant Week kicked off in New York City on Monday, the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce plans to hold a similar event of its own, Taste of West Hempstead, July 25-31. It will highlight a …

Neighbors

Gotham Barbershop opens in West Hempstead

The Dark Knight made his way to West Hempstead as the Gotham Barbershop held a block party for its grand opening last Saturday. Gotham owners Danny Torres and his wife Melanie Caloger-Torres opened …

Man riding electric scooter dies in West Hempstead car accident

Nassau County police reported a  fatal car accident that occurred on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead on July 15. At about 12 p.m., a 31-year-old  man was operating a 2021 Mazda …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead teen honored for volunteerism

The West Hempstead Community Support Association honored Jamie Murphy, a recent West Hempstead High School graduate, with this year’s community service award on June 10. The group visited …

West Hempstead Library to hold Letterboxing event

As coronavirus restrictions continue to loosen throughout Nassau County, the West Hempstead Public Library hopes to enhance community engagement through numerous programs this summer, including a new …

Editorial

The time is right for offshore wind

Plans to construct a wind farm in the ocean 15 miles south of Jones Beach will undoubtedly be met with opposition. The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has already weighed in against the project . . .

Op-Ed

Let’s keep our eyes on the skies

Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.