Despite the fact that the Long Island rock band the Legendary Murphys has been attracting crowds of over 1,500 to their Cedar Beach Hut performances this summer, band members — and Malvernites — Sandy and Tom Murphy are still blown away when strangers recognize them. “Maybe a month ago, I walked into Nordon Pharmacy and the owner said, ‘Sandy, right? From the Legendary Murphys? Oh, I love you guys!’ she recalled. “That’s happened to me twice in the pharmacy recently.”
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli published an audit on Aug. 5 that concluded that school officials in District 13 did not always get competitive quotes or adhere to bidding policies set by the Board of Education for purchasing.
In addition to being a key part of the Legendary Murphys, Sandy Murphy is also an award-winning songwriter, who has created works for Leann Rimes, a platinum-selling record for Brenda K. Starr, children’s tunes for Disney, and music for major network television shows like HBO’s “Veep,” “All My Children” and more.
Despite strong community opposition, the Town of Hempstead unanimously approved a real estate developer’s rezoning request that provides its first step in building a 12-condo development on two parcels of land that sit on Hempstead Avenue in Malverne Park. The request to rezone the properties, located at 494 and 1104 Hempstead Avenue in Malverne Park, was granted at the town’s August 2 board meeting. The properties sit just outside the boundaries of the incorporated village of Malverne.
As a first-generation Italian-American child, tomato milling machines were as ordinary to me as a skate key. At the same time, the very sight of them induced my flight instinct: I knew the minute that machine appeared on my kitchen table, hours upon hours of stewing tomatoes, running them through the mill, pouring the sauce into Mason jars and then boiling them until ready were soon to follow. It was a process that I dreaded.
Last week, 36 volunteers met at Our Lady of Lourdes in Malverne and caravanned into New York City where they distributed food, clothing, blankets and personal care items to the homeless and poor on the streets.
Anita Schmelzinger and Amanda Hughes have always wanted to open a clothing shop. Unlike many who have entrepreneurial dreams, however, the duo actually did something about it and held a preview day in their new store, La Benes, at 122 Broadway in Malverne last week. “We’ve gotten such great response from the community so far,” said Schmelzinger. “We’re really excited about it.”
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Nine-year-old Malvernite, Mario Agopian, is living proof that its never too early to get involved in politics.
Anyone venturing into the village by bike to run an errand, get a quick bite or to see a movie can now lock up their wheels on one of the 10 bicycle racks that have been installed in Malverne last week.
Exhibits and more... Africa: Sub-Saharan DiversityDrawn exclusively from the Hofstra University Museum’s collections, this exhibition explores the rich diversity of 25 ethnic cultures across …
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