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Buses will replace train service between West Hempstead and Valley Stream from 9:21 a.m. until 3:50 p.m. on 15 consecutive weekdays beginning Monday, December 1 through Friday, December 19 while … more
Several years ago, Brendan Callahan, 17, a West Hempstead resident and senior at Kellenberg Memorial High School had a brainstorm: to help raise money for Camp ANCHOR, the year-round recreation program for citizens with mental and physical handicaps. Because Callahan has a brother Thomas, who struggles with autism and attends the camp, and his older brother had been a volunteer there for many years, it seemed like a good fit. “Camp ANCHOR has always been a very big part of my life and my family’s life,” said Callahan. “Organizing the walk-a-thons just seemed like a good thing to do,” he added. more
On the eve of Veterans Day, a bill was introduced in the County Legislature that would direct more county contracts to veterans and active-duty service members who own local businesses. more
After a four-year hiatus, weekend service on the Long Island Railroad returns to the West Hempstead branch this Saturday, Nov. 22. The train will run every two hours between West Hempstead and the Penn Station and/or Atlantic Terminal stations, with connecting service at Valley Stream and Jamaica. more
On the eve of Veteran’s Day, Nassau County Community College officially opened the doors of the Veterans Resource Facility, its newest asset for members of the United States’ Armed Forces … more
On Aug. 5, 2012, Christine Simmons and her husband Sean Simmons gave birth to beautiful twins Peter William and Sabrina Marie-Claire. Sadly, they were delivered 16 weeks prematurely and Peter did not … more
To spur his creative process, Malverne artist Arthur Raymond will hold one of his semi-completed watercolors up to a mirror and examine it in reverse. “I have no idea why that works,” he said, “but it makes me look at the painting again and wonder why I did this or that.” more
A company’s plans to build “Port Ambrose,” a liquefied natural gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean 19 miles southeast of Jones Beach, have stalled for months in a federal review process, but that is likely to change next month. A U.S. Coast Guard official estimated that the government will release a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Port Ambrose in December. more
Herald Community Newspapers had a strong showing in the Local Media Association’s 2014 advertising and promotions contest. The Herald picked up four awards from among hundreds … more
When Patricia Cooper of West Hempstead started volunteering for the March of Dimes — a leading nonprofit for pregnancy and baby health — little did she realize the impact it would have on her own life. more
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