Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead marked its 109th anniversary by ringing the Meneely Bell, created for the school’s centennial, at dismissal on Jan. 14, and students rang a replica bell on display near the school’s entrance to celebrate the occasion.
Elliot Speiser, a lifelong resident of West Hempstead, was recently named Volunteer of the Year by Long Island Orchestrating for Nature (LION), an animal advocacy organization that was founded in Malverne, after Speiser recovered the body of a dead domestic duckling found next to a trash bin at Halls Pond Park in West Hempstead.
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman, who took office Monday, signed executive orders Thursday morning directing local boards of education to vote in January on whether their districts should mandate mask use, while also lifting the mask mandate for all county agencies and the state's temporary mask mandate in public places.
When Eric Peluso, a lifelong resident of West Hempstead who has lived with kidney disease for nearly two decades, began dialysis treatment on Dec. 8, he and his wife, Michele, took the same approach that has guided them through Eric’s 20-year journey: “We take it day by day.”
The Fourth Battalion Fire District raised $16,500 for the Burn Center Foundation, a nonprofit organization that aims to advance burn care and treatment, research, prevention and education for New York firefighters.
Employees at Bee’s Arts and Crafts Studio in Malverne were greeted by local elected officials on Nov. 27, which is recognized as Small Business Saturday. The mayor of Malverne, Keith …
Describing his decade-long tenure at document management and imaging company Seery Systems Group in Garden City as a “wonderful experience,” Richard Muller, of West Hempstead, emphasized that he has enjoyed his success: “It’s been a fun 10 years,” he said.
The Malverne Community Theater is holding a viewing of its first ever cinematic short film on Monday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Malverne Movie Theater.
Two students from West Hempstead, James Faulds and Naimah Goode, were awarded by Nassau BOCES for outstanding achievement with the Career Technical Education Award. Fauls, an Auto Skills student, and …
Stores and apartments located at the corner of Woodfield Road and Eagle Avenue in Lakeview were devastated in a building fire on Sept. 19 that displaced 30 people. “The business owners and those who lived there experienced a huge loss. So have the many inhabitants of the community who have treasured memories of operating stores, bars, upholsterers and butcher shops along that storefront as well as inhabiting the apartments above them,” said Lesly McAvoy, vice president of the West Hempstead Historical Society.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .
I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.
When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.