There were other tables full of food, but somehow people couldn’t help lingering around the Malverne Fire Department’s table full of freshly barbecued ribs and chicken. “This is ‘Nonna’s [expletive] Kicking Ribs,’ and over here we have ‘Not Your Grandpa’s Jerk Chicken,’” said Jeff Sattali, a Malverne firefighter who was debriefing the crowd while fellow firefighter Tim Engleke chopped up the meat.
Last December, Malverne’s beloved football coach, Colbert Britt, an educator and an inspiration to thousands of Malverne High School students for four decades, died. Last week, initial steps were taken to recognize his contribution by naming the high school football field in his honor.
Lately, it seems, the plane noise in Malverne has been even more bothersome than usual. When Malverne held its 9/11 candlelight vigil last week, it was in the middle of a six-hour period in which dozens of planes roared overhead, making it almost impossible to hear Deputy Mayor Patricia Fitzpatrick during the ceremony. Malvernite Elaine Miller, who keeps track of planes flying over the village, said that from Sept. 1-8, 270 to 300 planes had flown over her house each day. “On Sept. 8, they sent us another 60 planes on top of that,” she said. “It was a solid 14 to 17 hours per day of plane noise.”
The Rev. John David McCarthy, previously a priest-in-residence at Our Lady of Victory Parish in Floral Park and the chaplain at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville since 2013, has been appointed administrator of Our Lady of Lourdes church in Malverne.
School District 12 residents will be asked to vote on a $19.7 million bond proposition that would fund new facilities to accommodate its growing arts program and provide new resources for its expanding science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, curriculum. An official presentation will be made to the community at the district’s Sept. 13 board meeting, and a community vote is scheduled for Nov. 16.
Malverne village intends to spend $1.8 million on a roadway project that will resurface of approximately six Malverne streets.
A cloudy, wet morning gave way to one of the most beautiful Saturdays — just in time for the kick off of Malverne High School’s Homecoming parade, game and festivities.
If you're creative, interested in acting and love scaring the bejesus out of people, you might be want to volunteer for The Demon Trail at Crossroads Farm in Malverne in late October.
Malverne took its hat off to a new clothier last week, when the La Benes women’s boutique held its grand opening at its location on 122 Broadway in the village. After hosting 10 successful preview days in late August and early September, the shop held kicked off its opening with a ribbon cutting, village and town politicians, residents, family and friends last Saturday.
Sandra Ingraffia, a talented bowler and a co-owner of Malverne’s San-Dee Lanes bowling center, died August 23 of liver cancer. She was 79.
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 …
As a first-generation Italian-American child, a tomato milling machine was as ordinary to me as a skate key. At the same time, the very sight of it triggered my flight instinct: I knew the minute that machine appeared on my kitchen table that 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.
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Film Examining the Vast Ice Wilderness of the Arctic Will Screen in 3D Digital and 2D Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival …