Michael Del Gatto was going about his business running the KookaBurra Coffee Company in Rockville Centre, when Malverne Mayor Patti McDonald stopped in for coffee and muffins — and made a request. “She asked, ‘Why don’t you come to Malverne?’” Del Gatto recalled, “but I was actually thinking about opening another location in Long Beach.”
Hewlett resident and Inwood native Chris McGrath has been mentioned asa candidate to the fill the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District slot.
Carmen Tierno, a senior director of New Jersey American Water’s southwest district operations was named president of New York American Water effective March 1. Tierno replaces Brian Bruce, who has been named president of West Virginia American Water. He is the third president the water company has had in the past three years.
Though restrained twice by a federal district court, President Trump’s executive order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. has had at least one unexpected effect: a rise in the awareness and advocacy efforts of interfaith organizations on Long Island.
For years, Malverne’s business organization was known as the Malverne Merchants and Professional Association. That moniker, however, is now part of village history. The group, now called the Malverne Chamber of Commerce, has a new logo, a new look, and a soon-to-debut new website — all designed by Malvernite and chamber board member, Maria Casini through her company, Visual Fuel Design.
Malvernite John Egan was paging through the Herald two weeks ago when he inadvertently (he said), left the newspaper open to a story about a dog for adoption. “My wife said to me, ‘I guess we’re ready to get a dog,’ and I said, I don’t want any dog!” Egan recounted. He had just lost a dog last year during the Labor Day weekend, and wasn’t thinking about a replacement. “’Well, you left the paper open, so I’m calling,’” he recalled his wife saying.
Malverne High School’s boys’ junior varsity basketball team announced last week that the team had an undefeated season — the first time in school history that has ever happened.
In one of her first public appearances since the death of her husband, New York City Police Detective Steven McDonald, Malverne Mayor Patti Ann McDonald presented a letter on a plaque to the …
Last week, state Sen. Todd Kaminsky filed legislation requiring the commissioner of the New York State Department of Health to study and regulate 1,4-dioxane, a chemical likely to be carcinogenic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Last year, the EPA released a report, citing dioxane was found in many water supply systems on Long Island.
Nearly 300 people gathered at Reese Park in Malverne on Groundhog Day to await their meteorological fate: would Malverne Mel predict an early spring?