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Crime watch

West Hempstead woman assaults, spits on police officer during arrest

Nassau County police arrested a West Hempstead for allegedly assaulting a police officer on Tuesday in East Garden City, at 11:30 p.m. Police were informed about an incident that occurred on Oak …

Breakfast Club honors Operation Babylift mother

As the Vietnam War dragged on in the fall of 1974, Lana and Byron Noone were fighting a battle of their own at home in Garden City South, struggling to deal with two miscarriages and having given up …

Reaching ‘new heights’

West Hempstead rabbi named executive V.P. of Religious Zionists of America

Rabbi Ari Rockoff, of West Hempstead, says that no matter what job he holds, his main focus is to remain committed to a life of service. Rockoff said that this tradition runs deep in his family, …

Schools

Promoting positivity at West Hempstead Middle School

The Dignity and Tolerance Club at West Hempstead Middle School created a Walk of Positivity leading into the school building on Oct. 21. Students and faculty wrote uplifting phrases in chalk by the …

Crime Watch

Teen charged for violent robbery in West Hempstead

Nassau County police reported the arrest of a Roosevelt man for robbing another man in West Hempstead on Oct. 27. According to police, 19-year-old Rahmarv McNeil approached a male victim, 62, from …

Editorial

Celebrating our Hometown Heroes

In mid-May, as the coronavirus pandemic raged in New York, the Heralds undertook what became a monumental project to feature each week the front-line heroes . . .

Editorial

Why returning to the Paris accord is good for L.I.

President-elect Joseph Biden recently committed to re-entering the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, which President Trump pulled the U.S. out of in June 2017.

Randi Kreiss

We’re on Trump time for another seven weeks

Half of me never wants to write or speak the name Trump again. Half of me wants to finish the work I started nearly four years ago . . .