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Anyone who lives in Malverne and West Hempstead knows there are so many people who make the community and the world a better place. Whether they volunteer their time as a the leader of a community organization, coach a youth sports league, organize a charitable event or simply give their time or money to worthy causes, these people embody the giving spirit. more
If you were around in the 1970s, and into cool music (who wasn’t?), then you may remember the popular “Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano,” a … more
Zombie homes, a common result of Long Island’s foreclosure crisis several years ago, are becoming the focus of several efforts to rejuvenate the homes and put them in the hands of veterans in need. more
Patricia Sullivan-Kriss, a lifetime Rockville Centre resident and the current superintendent of the Hauppauge School District, was unanimously appointed West Hempstead’s new superintendent, following the retirement of Superintendent John Hogan. Her four-year appointment will begin next July 1. more
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its newest location in Levittown, - just a few miles away from East Meadow, - on Oct. 31. The new office is … more
With the swing of a sledgehammer into one of the walls of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the renovation of the 43-year-old arena officially began on Nov. 5. Nassau County Executive Ed … more
The drug addicts’ brain scans that Dr. Stephen Dewey takes appear in psychedelic shades of red, yellow, green and blue, each indicating a level of brain activity — or inactivity. Red means excited. Blue is dormant. Dewey is the laboratory director for behavioral and molecular neuro-imaging at the North Shore-LIJ Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. In that capacity, he’s put hundreds of addicts’ brains to the test — the positron emission tomography test, that is — seeking to understand precisely what happens to the mind when a pot smoker lights up or a heroin junkie shoots up. And, he has found, it isn’t pretty. more
You've heard of Spooky Fest; you've heard of the Demon Trail. Are you now ready for The Zombie Walk? more
According to a report by the New York State Cancer Registry, which is maintained by the Department of Health, the occurrence of female breast cancer in many Nassau County areas is much higher than the state expectancy rate. In fact, of Nassau County’s 65 zip codes, 35 had at least a 15 percent increase in the number of breast cancer cases anticipated in those areas, the report said. more
Two weeks ago, the Herald published a story addressing the prevalence of political signs in the Town of Hempstead, the regulations surrounding them, and their potential influence over voter behavior. Our article was met with additional reader questions and comments concerning the legalities of political signs placed on county and state roads, hung on utility poles, and the public’s right to remove them. more
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