A man of faith and family

Former West Hempstead resident, World War II veteran, dies at 94

Longtime West Hempstead resident Raymond LaCasse was just 18 years old when Japanese fighter planes attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The airstrike, which drew the United …

Looking back at Apollo 11

Fifty years later, Malverne, West Hempstead residents recall moon landing

The first words that astronaut Neil Armstrong spoke on the moon are ingrained in the minds of most Americans, whether they remember the historic moment or not: “That’s one small step for [a] man, …

Addressing mental health

Wolfpack program to aid adolescents in West Hempstead

Behavioral health disorders have become more prevalent in the United States over the past decade, according to a recent study by FAIR Health, a nonprofit organization that collects data for health …

Second annual talent show in West Hempstead

Performers of all ages showed off their talents in front of family and friends at Hall’s Pond Park on Sunday in the West Hempstead Community Support Association’s second annual “West …

Crime watch

Man arrested for weapon possession in West Hempstead

Nassau County police arrested Raymond Ingram, of Roosevelt, for criminal possession of a weapon on July 10 in West Hempstead. According to police, officers responded to a disturbance at the Roslyn …


We need to respect law enforcement

Imagine going to work and attempting to do your job while a group of loudmouths scream at you and douse you with buckets of water. For some police officers in New York City over the past month, that was their reality.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Woodstock festival in West Hempstead Creative Corner will host a Woodstock festival in West Hempstead on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be live music throughout the day, arts …