Value and respect for all

West Hempstead School District’s Pupil Personnel Services shares progress of new programs

The West Hempstead School District’s Pupil Personnel Services department has worked over the past two years to provide special education students with …

Faith-filled education

Malverne, West Hempstead schools prep for Catholic Schools Week

From Spirit Day to a Latin food festival, Catholic schools in Malverne and West Hempstead are preparing to observe Catholic Schools Week — an annual celebration of Catholic education in the …

Proposed legislation to educate children on hate symbols

With the hopes of taking action against anti-Semitism, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky recently proposed legislation that would require New York state schools to incorporate education on symbols of hate …

Opening up the dialogue

Suicide prevention workshop held for parents in West Hempstead

Instructors from the Lutheran Counseling Center in Mineola and parents at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in West Hempstead agreed that the hardest part of addressing suicide is speaking to their …

‘I’m a student at heart’

Longtime West Hempstead teacher earns national certification

A teacher at Cornwell Avenue Elementary School in West Hempstead for 33 years, Desiree Karroll still hungers for knowledge. Karroll recently became one of 97 teachers in the state to earn national …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Friday game days for adults The Malverne Public Library invites residents to play board games such as Scrabble, chess and more on Friday, Feb. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Bring a group of friends for …

Randi Kreiss

Read this book: ‘The Great Believers’

What were you doing in the 1980s? If you weren’t born yet or are too young to remember . . .