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.

West Hempstead nets 14 wins

West Hempstead’s girls’ volleyball team put the finishing touches on what was a very fruitful regular season last week. The team finished with a 14-3 record, which was the second-best mark in conference AA/B3.

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.

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!