Election 2019

Donald Clavin declares victory over Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race.

Madeline Singas wins big in Nassau County D.A.'s race

With 54 percent of voting precincts reporting, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory over her challenger, Francis McQuade. At press time, Singas had collected nearly 73,000 …

Bill may help over-assessed homeowners

A new bill in the State Legislature would grant homeowners whose properties were over-assessed a tax credit for the five years during which Nassau County plans to phase in its new …

Chestnut Street School students learn how to prevent fires

In conjunction with Fire Prevention Month, students at Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead explored the importance of fire safety on Oct. 11. Members of the West Hempstead Fire Department …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead resident makes strides against breast cancer

PSEG Long Island employee Donato Barrucco, of West Hempstead, joined more than 1,000 coworkers along with their family members and friends on the morning of Oct. 20 to fight breast cancer in the …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Malverne’s Afternoon Book Group Malverne’s Afternoon Book Club will discuss Patti Callahan’s novel, “Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis”, at …


Shop locally to preserve our downtowns

The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities.

Jerry Kremer

Show us the money

When government officials promote their programs, they attach a cost to them, and in many cases the numbers and the claims don’t add up. We call it fuzzy math.