Last year, when Marilyn Cranin of the Nassau Land Trust — the non-profit operator of Crossroads Farm — saw the renovations Joseph DeVito did to his tableware shop, White House Home in Malverne, Cranin knew she had found the perfect person for a specific undertaking. “She got me involved in the farm’s advisory council,” DeVito said. “My focus became beautification and enhancement.”
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25.
The Central High School District adopted a $113.4 million budget on April 4 for next year — a 1.37 percent increase in the tax levy over the current year, which translates to an average increase per household of $53 in District 13, $24 in District 24 and $42 in District 30.
A treasure trove of original survey maps of the Long Island Motor Parkway — the country’s first road built exclusively for automobiles, in 1908 — have been in the basement of a Malverne business, the Learning Circle, for decades. “I saw them about 20 years ago and I didn’t pay much attention to them,” said Roy Knoernschild, an on-call custodian for the building.
Rachel Gross, the Malverne School District’s Common Core Chairperson for grades kindergarten through 6th, was appointed principal of the Davison Avenue Intermediate School during the district’s April 20 board meeting.
The Hempstead Town Industrial Development Agency will decide on Thursday whether to revoke Green Acres Mall tax breaks that took effect in October, according to a meeting agenda on its website.
When Joseph Lentini was hired as coordinator of Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach in 1970, the Town of Hempstead’s recreation program for children and adults with special needs, it had 80 campers and a few paid staff and volunteers.
The Herald Community Newspapers came up big in the New York Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, taking 15 honors in the statewide competition, for which 184 newspapers submitted …
Malvernite Peter Zullo — a village attorney, past commander of the American Legion Post #44 in Malverne and an active community volunteer — passed away March 21 of leukemia. He was 75 years old.
Malverne High School is one of the schools profiled in a recently published book showcasing institutions that are thriving with large populations of students of color.