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.

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.

Retirement celebration upcoming for religious education director

A retirement celebration for Mary Ann Pellegrino, who has served as the director of the religious education program at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in West Hempstead for 22 years, will be held on Oct. 24.


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!