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A ‘moo-velous’ time at the West Hempstead Library

The past two weekends have been “moo-velous” at the West Hempstead Public Library. Patrons have been treated to the third Storywalk event depicting the children’s classic, …

‘Just talk to us’

Parents rally amid impending Catholic school closures

The impending closures of three Catholic schools have sparked an outcry from a number of parents and parishioners. Due to declining enrollment and revenue, the Diocese of Rockville Centre will close …


Piecing the puzzle together at West Hempstead High School

Students in the Sheila Dempsey’s Language in the Community class and Career Exploration classes at West Hempstead High School recently celebrated Autism Awareness Month by creating puzzle piece …

'There was a piece missing'

Malverne, West Hempstead schools to receive funds for pre-K programs

For the past 15 years, Karen Brohm, president of the West Hempstead School District Board of Education, has pushed for pre-kindergarten education in the district. As part of its current budget, a …

NCPD: Hempstead man charged with murder in Stop & Shop shooting

Updated at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday A 31-year-old Hempstead man, Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, was charged with one count of second-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder Wednesday after he allegedly entered the West Hempstead Stop & Shop the day before and started shooting employees in the manager's office, according to officials.  


For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.