A shining star who’s still rising

West Hempstead native revisits his acting, music career

West Hempstead native Tyron Glascoe had dreamed about becoming a singer since grade school. He got a taste of that dream as a 14-year-old in 2005, when he won a singing competition by performing …

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 …


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 …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Oscar-themed jams in W. Hempstead The West Hempstead Public Library will feature a special Oscar-themed musical performance on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. With the Oscars fast …

Randi Kreiss

What’s a royal to do in the 21st century?

The queen doesn’t need a passport or a driver’s license because she’s the queen, and she gets transported anyplace she wants to go. Just a little click of those thick-heeled black shoes and off she goes, with her Corgis in tow.