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West Hempstead parents reflect on child’s lifesaving liver transplant

When the Herald asked 9-year-old West Hempstead resident Aiden Simms to describe himself, he giggled. “That’s what he does a lot,” said his mother, Nicole McNair. “He has a …

Developers discuss plans for National Wholesale Liquidators site in West Hempstead

Many West Hempstead residents would agree that restoration of the community’s downtown area is long overdue. One of the locations where residents would like to see residential development is …

Gary Port challenges Ed Ra for Assembly District 19 seat

The race for the 19th Assembly District began mid-August when challenger Gary Port announced his candidacy to run against incumbent Edward Ra, who is running for a sixth term. The Herald asked Ra …

Schools

West Hempstead kicks off 2020-21 school year

The West Hempstead School District welcomed students back to all five of their schools for the 2020-21 school year on Sept. 3. District Superintendent Dan Rehman and Assistant Superintendents Dina …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead Schools receives food donation

The West Hempstead School District received hundreds of food items and a $1,000 donation for its food pantry last month from PinkTie.org. The group coordinates networking events with local …

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .