‘Once Upon a Superhero’ to make Long Island debut in Malverne

Six years ago, with no budget, no permits and no rules, Oceanside native Scott Weil set out to produce the film “Once Upon a Superhero” with its writer and director, John M. Klein, in Los …

A Disney-themed surprise in Malverne

Ten-year-old Sydney Clarke always loved the idea of having long hair, like some of the princess characters from Disney movies such as “Frozen” and “Cinderella.” But Sydney, who was diagnosed …

Legislators tighten New York's gun laws

On Jan. 30, state lawmakers approved the first new gun control laws since the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act passed in 2013. Gun control advocates cheered the further tightening …

Neighbors

Malverne Mel predicts an early spring

The frigid weather didn’t stop residents from filling Crossroads Farm as they were eager to hear Malverne Mel’s annual prognostication for Groundhog Day on Feb. 3. For the last time, Malverne …

Howard T. Herber Middle School holds its first musical

Howard T. Herber Middle School in Malverne held its first musical from Jan. 11-12. Students performed, “The Wizard of Oz,” in front hundreds of people that comprised of family, friends and …

Editorial

Black history is a story of migration

February is Black History Month, and African-American history is very much a story of migration. Between 1916 and 1970, 6 million black people left behind the shackles of the rural South and its …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Tips on managing taxes Do you have questions about your taxes? Visit the West Hempstead Public Library for tips and pointers on taxes on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. Instructor Bernadette …

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.