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Obituary

Doris Riefler Nelson

Doris Riefler Nelson, of Port St. Lucie, Fl., and formerly of Malverne, died on Nov. 8 at the age of 80. A New York native, Nelson was the beloved wife of Oscar Lawrence Nelson, Jr., and a devoted …

Village of Malverne plans to hold holiday events in December

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Village of Malverne’s annual holiday festivities are expected to look a bit different this year. Several annual events, including Breakfast with …

Fourth Battalion Fire District plans to aid Wounded Warriors

For the past 15 years, Nassau County Firefighters Operation Wounded Warrior have supported wounded warriors. In addition, Nassau County firefighters, including members of the five fire departments in …

Schools

Malverne band marches through adversity

The coronavirus pandemic has not stopped Malverne High School’s award-winning Pride of Malverne Marching Band from sharpening their skills as they continue to thrive. Members of the band …

A young artist’s Covid diary

Kindergartener illustrates book on her experience during the pandemic

For Angela Lin, a former student at Grace Lutheran School in Malverne, pictures really are worth a thousand words. When the school went into lockdown in March, Angela, 5, was searching for ways to …

Editorial

Giving thanks in 2020

In a year when so much has gone awry — so many lives lost, businesses battered, jobs vanished — it strains the imagination to think what we might be thankful for, particularly as the nation enters its second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Editorial

County does right by small businesses

We are pleased that Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is once again promoting small businesses ahead of the holiday season — which is vital this pandemic year.

Op-Ed

Give thanks the election is over, and put the knives away

Besides the sad deaths of a quarter-million Americans, the pandemic claimed another victim this month: the re-election of President Trump. Had the election been held in February . . .