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Black business owner from West Hempstead faces reopening hurdles

When Long Island entered the second phase of reopening its economy June 10, Dr. Talonda Thomas, director of education and CEO of New York Musician’s Center in Bellmore, readied for a return to …

West Hempstead Lions Club cleans up Hall’s Pond Park

The West Hempstead Lions Club held a clean up at Hall’s Pond Park on June 27. Volunteers in the community joined with Lions Club members to collect 15 bags of garbage, a chair, masks, gloves, …

Bringing nature home

West Hempstead gardener sparks interest in native planting

From colorful prairie plants to flowing water, West Hempstead gardener Anthony Marinello turned his parents’ garden into a native plant oasis. On most days, Marinello can hear the sounds of …

Valley Streamers charged in motel robbery

Two Valley Streamers were charged in connection to a motel gunpoint robbery early Monday morning in which one of the victims was reportedly stabbed, police said.   According to Fifth …

West Hempstead siblings expand food donation pickup service

As a social work graduate intern at the Baldwin Public Library, Molly Miskiewicz noticed that many residents were struggling to get food during the coronavirus pandemic, and decided to …

Editorial

Congress should support local news

After responding to the coronavirus pandemic with several emergency relief measures, Congress will now have the opportunity to pass one that would protect your access to trustworthy local news, help grow local businesses through ads in local news media — and reward you for subscribing to a newspaper like the Herald.