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West Hempstead Jewish educators take part in summit on distance learning

As teachers face the possibility of beginning a new school year in virtual classrooms and once again dealing with the challenges of distance learning, nearly 100 teachers from Jewish schools in New …

Power outages, downed trees in Malverne, West Hempstead amid Isaias

Thirty county crews were out throughtout the night and into the morning removing fallen trees and storm debris from county roads, which, she said, were mostly passable. Nassau was reporting …

Empowering girls of color

Black educators promote literacy through five-week book club

When the coronavirus lockdown went into effect in March, Moms Who Care, a Nassau County nonprofit, sought to find new ways to carry out its mission, to promote and empower minority communities in …

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, …

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.