West Hempstead Water District receives grant for improvements

The West Hempstead Water District is among several municipalities that will receive state aid for infrastructure projects that aim to improve water quality. West Hempstead has received more than …

An outlet through art

West Hempstead artist revisits her passion for painting

Framed pastel paintings of animals hang on the living room walls of Terry Simon’s home in West Hempstead — and she has even more pictures in boxes. In recent years, Simon’s artwork …

Schools

West Hempstead High School students paint mural at Chestnut Street School

West Hempstead High School students took their artwork beyond the classroom and created a symbolic mural in the Chestnut Street School entryway. Students collaboratively brainstormed ideas on a theme …

Tennis court repairs under way at Hempstead Lake State Park

The tennis courts at Hempstead Lake State Park have been in disrepair for many years, according to Central Nassau County Rotary Club President Rony Kessler. The courts’ surfaces are cracked, and …

Schools

West Hempstead High School pays tribute to veterans

West Hempstead High School constructed a Field of Honor to pay homage to veterans. Members of the community sponsored flags throughout the month of November in honor of Veterans Day. The flags were …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Afternoon movie in West Hempstead The West Hempstead Public Library will feature the 2019 film “Downton Abbey” on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. The film follows the continuing story of …

Editorial

Hatred has no place on L.I. in 2020

New York saw a spike in hate crimes directed at the Jewish community toward the end of 2019 — during Hanukkah, of all times. It was particularly disturbing . . .