West Hempstead School District's restructuring plan approved

After months of public discussion, the West Hempstead Union Free School District Board of Education unanimously approved a restructuring plan at its Jan. 30 meeting. In response to student enrollment …

West Hempstead students give up some of their favorite things

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 89,503 people were homeless in New York in 2017. Students at Cornwell Avenue Elementary School, in West Hempstead, learned firsthand …

Town re-opens Echo Park Pool Complex in West Hempstead after $200K refurbishment

Closed for about three weeks, the Echo Park Pool Complex in West Hempstead re-opened on Jan. 22. In addition to the general maintenance that takes place annually at this time of year, several major …

Hundreds from Nassau take part in NYC Women's March

An estimated 200,000 men, women and children took to the streets of Manhattan for the second Women’s March, held on the first anniversary of President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration on …

Table tennis teen from West Hempstead hopes to make U.S. history

West Hempstead teen Estee Ackerman was only 7 when she first picked up a table-tennis paddle. She played the game with her older brother Akiva in the basement of her home. Now 16, Estee is competing …

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Culinary journey through black historyJoin the Lakeview Public Library for a historical journey through tasty cuisines on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Host Sean Edwards takes you on a …

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The State of the Union: improving

The president’s State of the Union address gave a good picture of the nation’s economy and the positive direction America is heading. And it offered hope that some of the more contentious issues we face might finally be addressed.