West Hempstead man arraigned in Woodmere fatal

Arlin Aguilera, of West Hempstead, was arraigned June 23 on several charges including aggravated vehicular homicide from the two-vehicle crash on Dec. 11 of last year in Woodmere.

Malverne hosts annual Juneteenth Jubilee

Malverne High School was abuzz on the afternoon of Friday, June 17 as the school celebrated its second annual Juneteenth Jubilee. The day was a mix of fun and recreation, but also reflection through …

Editorial

Fight school violence with a unified voice

There is seemingly no place safer than home, but schools are supposed to be the next best thing.

West Hempstead school board gives budget another try

The West Hempstead school board warned residents that significant program cuts are looming if the board’s revised budget is voted down. During a May 31 meeting, assistant superintendent Joel …

Op-Ed

Why must we risk our lives to go to school?

Our country mourned the tragic events of a school massacre — again. But the day after the shooting in Uvalde . . .

It’s time to nominate a Long Island Red Cross hero

Do you know a hero? Someone who took extraordinary action to save a life or perform an unselfish and extraordinary act for a family member, friend, co-worker or a stranger? An act that changed a person’s destiny, or made a community impact.

Pearsall Project stirs up Cedarhurst neighbors

Nearly every resident who spoke in opposition to the proposed Pearsall Project in Cedarhurst at a public hearing on June 8 reflected the anger that community members expressed as far back as a meeting last August.

Safety

PSEG asks for caution while using balloons

Shiny, metallic Mylar balloons are a mainstay of celebrations such as graduations, weddings, Father’s Day and religious occasions that happen during the next few months. While they are festive, …

Cantor Galina Makaveyev honored by Temple Israel of Lawrence

Overcoming a dearth of Jewish education in her native Ukraine, Hewlett resident Galina Makaveyev became a cantor, and celebrated her 20th anniversary in that role at Temple Israel of Lawrence after the synagogue’s June 3 Shabbos service.

Rockville Centre foundation off to the races with latest fundraiser

The Ken Pribil Jr. Foundation raised $10,000 to support angiosarcoma research at its Cocktails & Belmont III event on Saturday at RJ Daniel’s.