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Schools

Malverne's Downing School students write letters to Atria pen pals

Maurice W. Downing Primary School’s first-grade students in Kim Piccola, Katie Smyth, and Amanda Correia and Jennifer Eisenberg’s class wrote festive letters to their pen pals in the …

Spreading love with tie-dye

Davison Avenue PTA goes digital for annual school clothing drive in Malverne

Davison Avenue Intermediate School PTA Co-president Camille Emeagwali described 2020 as the year of innovation. The PTA followed that motto, making adjustments to its fundraisers throughout the year, …

Supporting the ‘underserved’

Mothers of Malverne partner with the Malverne Library

For more than 40 years, the Mothers of Malverne have helped connect local mothers in the village to share the experiences of motherhood. As the coronavirus pandemic has persisted, the MOMs sought to …

She has a ‘new lease on life’

Malverne resident gets a healthy heart in successful transplant

Malvernite Lenore Greenberg said that whether she is exercising, cooking or walking around her neighborhood, she always seems to be on her feet. In 2018, …

Going above and beyond

Linda Baldacchino is the Malverne/West Hempstead Herald's 2020 Person of the Year

Many people who have gotten to know Linda Baldacchino, youth ministry director at Our Lady of Lourdes, in Malverne, would agree that she finds joy in working behind the scenes. Linda and her …

Editorial

President Biden has his work cut out for him

We will need years, if not decades, to unravel and repair the damage that President Trump has done to the nation with his politics and policies.

Jerry Kremer

What we do right now will echo in history

America is in a state of shock in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, a second impeachment of President Trump and months of denial of the validity of November’s election. We have a new president . . .

Randi Kreiss

Fear hovered over Biden inauguration week

As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe.