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Neighbors in the News

Town honors outgoing West Hempstead Lions Club member

West Hempstead Lions Club outgoing District Governor Terri Oster was recognized during the organization’s Installation Officers Ceremony at Jericho Terrace in Mineola last month. Oster was …

Eitz Chayim of Dogwood Park earns grant from Orthodox Union

Finding ways to get congregants re-engaged with a synagogue as coronavirus-related safety restrictions have loosened in recent months has been a challenge for Eitz Chayim of Dogwood Park, in West …

Taste of West Hempstead to highlight local eateries

As NYC Restaurant Week kicked off in New York City on Monday, the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce plans to hold a similar event of its own, Taste of West Hempstead, July 25-31. It will highlight a …

Neighbors

Gotham Barbershop opens in West Hempstead

The Dark Knight made his way to West Hempstead as the Gotham Barbershop held a block party for its grand opening last Saturday. Gotham owners Danny Torres and his wife Melanie Caloger-Torres opened …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead teen honored for volunteerism

The West Hempstead Community Support Association honored Jamie Murphy, a recent West Hempstead High School graduate, with this year’s community service award on June 10. The group visited …

Editorial

Taking a shot at reducing gun violence

How to go about reducing the number of shootings, injuries and fatalities caused by guns is proving to be a question whose answers are hard to decide on.

Op-Ed

Let’s keep our eyes on the skies

Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.