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After the Long Island Council of Churches’ executive director was ousted in September, a new group, the Long Island Alliance of Churches, has formed, officials of the group say, to serve … more
Dreary skies and light drizzle didn’t deter residents from enjoying Malverne’s 25th annual Fall Festival and Classic Car Show last Sunday. It was hosted by the Malverne Chamber of Commerce, and … more
In the wake of the hurricanes that affected Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association discussed hurricane preparedness at its monthly meeting on Sept. 18. … more
The New York State Department of Transportation, acting on the recommendation of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, will reduce the speed limit on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead from 35 to 30 miles per … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. more
Remembered for his 40-plus years as a coach and teacher, the late longtime Malvernite Colbert Britt will be honored at this year’s Homecoming on Oct. 14. On July 11, the Board of Education … more
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch. more
Knowing no one goes through life untouched by personal suffering, West Hempstead resident Harriet Cabelly was inspired to write her first book, Living Well Despite Adversity: Inspiration for Finding Renewed Meaning and Joy In Your Life. The book was self-published and is available on Amazon.com. more
West Hempstead’s history as a horse town added another page to its annals earlier this month when executive management of the New York Equestrian Center announced it was for sale. more
Following a peace demonstration on the steps of Hempstead Village Hall on Aug. 22, West Hempstead Rabbi Art Vernon spoke of the racially-charged events in Charlottesville and categorized them as a watershed moment in American history. “No one knew what the impact of Charlottesville was going to be,” said Vernon, who is co-chair of the Black-Jewish Coalition for Justice. “When a moment like that occurs, it's an opportunity to say we have to do something.” more
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