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Malverne, West Hempstead district leaders discuss potential return of high-risk high school sports

Talks about the return of high-risk high school sports have already taken place in both the Malverne and West Hempstead school districts. Nassau County health officials approved guidance put in place …

Spreading ‘a little extra love'

Drive Out Hunger to hold food drive in West Hempstead

With the hope of spreading some Valentine’s Day love, Molly Miskiewicz, of West Hempstead, will host a food drive called “Long Island-tines Day” on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The …

Pompei, a ‘cornerstone’ of West Hempstead, closes

When restaurateurs Nadir and Jenny Rago purchased Pete’s Cuisine, at 401 Hempstead Ave. in West Hempstead, and opened Pompei restaurant in 1971, they had big visions for the business. They …

Schools

West Hempstead students crack the code

Oscar Aguilar and Yosef Lalehzari, two sixth-grade students from the George Washington School in West Hempstead, have excelled in coding and recently mastered a platform typically aimed toward middle …

Practicing confidence and kindness in West Hempstead

Young women from West Hempstead Middle School recently took part in Beautiful Me, Self-Esteem Rising, a program presented by The Hance Family Foundation. The program covers topics such as …

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.

Randi Kreiss

A governor bruised by a pandemic mistake

I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.