Malverne, West Hempstead schools receive state aid support from local elected officials

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin recently announced that they secured a combined $23.5 million in state school aid for Malverne and West Hempstead schools. The funding is …

Neighbors

Alaskan husky, Iditarod athlete meet with children at the West Hempstead Public Library

Children of all ages sat down in the community room at the West Hempstead Public Library for a special, informative presentation on Alaskan huskies last Sunday. Instructor Karen Land and her Alaskan …

Residents speak out on New York’s bail reform bill

Before the state’s $175.5 billion budget deal was completed last Sunday, constituents of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky held a demonstration outside his Rockville Centre office on March 26. Among the …

Schools

Reading across Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead

To celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ birthday, special guest readers visited classrooms at the West Hempstead Union Free School District’s Chestnut Street School on March …

Annual Parent University holds interactive workshops for students in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead Union Free School District hosted its annual Parent University at the Chestnut Street School on March 19. Principal Faith Tripp welcomed community parents and their children to …

West Hempstead resident advocates for people with Alzheimer’s

Several Alzheimer’s and dementia care advocates visited Albany with the Alzheimer’s Association on March 5 to lobby for more support in treating the disease. The trip, on what the organization …

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead

Slowly the Turtle Bracelet Create your own bracelet at the West Hempstead Public Library on Thursday, April 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Katherine Haas will be there representing the turtle …

Passover

Passover message from Rabbi Susan Elkodsi

One of my favorite parts of the Passover Seder is the part about the “Four Sons/Children.” It’s a beautifully crafted narrative based on four verses from the Torah; three from Exodus and one …