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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, …

Bringing nature home

West Hempstead gardener sparks interest in native planting

From colorful prairie plants to flowing water, West Hempstead gardener Anthony Marinello turned his parents’ garden into a native plant oasis. On most days, Marinello can hear the sounds of …

Local activists call for change on Long Island

More than a month after the George Floyd killing, his death continues to have a profound impact on communities thousands of miles away from Minneapolis. Activists everywhere have mobilized in an …

West Hempstead siblings expand food donation pickup service

As a social work graduate intern at the Baldwin Public Library, Molly Miskiewicz noticed that many residents were struggling to get food during the coronavirus pandemic, and decided to …

Brothers from West Hempstead hope for change

Protesters, led by West Hempstead brothers Terrel and Tiandre Tuosto, were back in East Meadow on June 16. The protest was held in the same place …

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.