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West Hempstead man among narcotics arrests in Roosevelt

Nassau County police reported the arrests of seven individuals, including one from West Hempstead, during a narcotics investigation that occurred on May 21 in Roosevelt. According to the …

Making ‘Blood Alley’ safer

Bill would improve infrastructure, technology on Southern State Parkway

With a 10-mile stretch of highway referred to as “Blood Alley,” between Exit 17 in Malverne and Exit 32 in Farmingdale, the Southern State Parkway is known as one of the most dangerous …


Reading as a superpower in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead Middle School Comic Book and Graphic Novel Club recently held its first Read-A-Thon. In one month, students read 95 comics, two graphic novels and three additional books. English …

Hundreds gather for West Hempstead's Memorial Day Parade

Residents filled the streets on Hempstead Avenue and Woodlawn Road in West Hempstead as the West Hempstead Community Support Association held its annual Memorial Day Parade on May 31.  The …

A ‘new wave into the future’

Malverne, West Hempstead educators adapt to new pandemic normal

From late March 2020 through the end of June, schools worked remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a new school year began in September, schools combined in-person and distance learning …


Fix SALT first, then infrastructure

The Biden administration has rightly proposed a massive $1.7 trillion infrastructure bill, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, to repair and restore . . .

Randi Kreiss

Are we immune to Texas-style xenophobia?

There is a trifecta of trouble deep in the heart of Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas legislature and the state Board of Education.