Hempstead salutes 9/11 heroes in moving ceremony

Sept. 11, 2021, dawned as a stunningly beautiful late summer morning, the sky an azure blue and the sunshine a bright yellow — just as it was on the same day 20 years ago. At the Hempstead …

Rotary leads effort to replace Rescuing Families’ tools

Gina and Vinny Centauro, co-founders of the Franklin Square-based charity Rescuing Families, which rebuilds houses for families in need, aren’t used to being on the receiving end of help. But …

National Compassion Fund to aid West Hempstead's Stop & Shop victims

Four and a half months after a deadly shooting at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop, there is renewed support for the victims. Several store employees sat in on a town hall meeting hosted by the …

Goal is a safe return to school

Malverne, West Hempstead districts prepare for a new academic year

After a year of virtual learning combined with periods of in-person instruction, school district leaders in Malverne and West Hempstead are eager to see all …

Hoping to find a donor

West Hempstead mail carrier needs kidney transplant

Lifelong West Hempstead resident Eric Peluso has earned a reputation as a friendly neighborhood mail carrier in just eight months on the job with the U.S. Postal Service in West Hempstead. Peluso, …

Editorial

Reflecting on the Sept. 11 attacks 20 years later

The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .

Editorial

Get your teenagers vaccinated ASAP . . .

Some 87 percent of Nassau County’s adult population, ages 18 and up, has received at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Bravo, Nassau!