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Schools

West Hempstead teen recognized for stellar artwork

West Hempstead High School senior Godlee Sainvilus was recently selected for the Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum exhibit. As the only juried exhibition on Long Island, …

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 …

Schools

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 …

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Editorial

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 . . .