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West Hempstead attorney joins Family & Children's Association

The Family & Children’s Association, a nonprofit that supports children and families on Long Island who are homeless, recently named former Hempstead Town clerk Sylvia Cabana as their …

‘The best of Nassau County'

West Hempstead World War II veteran reflects on years of service

West Hempstead Army veteran Eddie Rosenblum was just a teenager when he watched Adolf Hitler march down the streets of his hometown, Vienna, Austria, in 1938. He also witnessed the carnage of …

Fitness kept at a distance

Malverne, West Hempstead gyms reopen at limited capacity

Gyms throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, along with the rest of the state, can reopen as soon as Aug. 24, following inspection by local authorities, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Aug. 17. …

Civic leaders in West Hempstead share community updates

The West Hempstead Community Support Association held a community forum via Zoom on July 20. During the meeting, the POP unit from the Nassau County 5th Precinct spoke about numerous issues in …

Schools

West Hempstead High School holds two-day graduation ceremony

Keeping up social-distancing protocols, West Hempstead High School held a two-day graduation ceremony at the school’s football field from Aug. 1-2. Four separate graduations were held to limit …

Learning how to ‘live our best lives’

There’s a 13th century piyyut (liturgical poem) called “Achot Ketana,” which means, “Little Sister.” Hazzan (Cantor) Abraham Girondi began, “The little sister …

Editorial

This Sept. 11, we mourn more deeply than ever

For those who lived in the New York metropolitan area when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, Sept. 11 is a day that will “live in infamy,” to quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt . . .