Schools

Rams win caps West Hempstead High School's homecoming

A thrilling homecoming game at West Hempstead High School on Sept. 21 ended with a Rams victory as they defeated the Oyster Bay Baymen 38-36. Homecoming festivities began with a parade from …

Neighbors in the News

Central Nassau County Rotary Club features special guest

The Central Nassau County Rotary Club featured former Rotary District Governor Kathy Gibson at their weekly meeting on Sept. 19. Gibson spoke to the club about the General Needs organization, which …

Anti-Racism Project to return next month

The discussion of racism is continuing in Lakeview and Rockville Centre, with the Anti-Racism Project returning next month. Formed as a way to start a conversation about the topic and to combat …

Traffic safety improvements at West Hempstead High School

The West Hempstead School District’s PTSA has brought up safety concerns over the past several months for students at the intersection of Nassau Boulevard and Johnson Lane, near the parking lot of …

West Hempstead Fire Department to celebrate 100th anniversary on Saturday

A decade after the Lakeview Fire Department was founded in 1909, many of the farmers who lived along Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead launched the Victory Chemical and Hose Co. No. 1 in 1919. …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Jewelry workshop Enjoy an afternoon of creativity with paper, crystal, and fabric at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. Instructed by Mickey Gonzalez, the library …

Randi Kreiss

Coming to America, from Ukraine

My grandfather Morris Brownstein fled the Russian Ukraine in 1912, and made the long crossing of the Atlantic from Antwerp, Belgium, to the U.S. He was 15 years old and he was alone.