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Told holds chametz burning at Echo Park in West Hempstead

Echo Park in West Hempstead and a town parking field in Woodmere both hosted the Town of Hempstead’s contactless drive-thru chametz burning event last Friday. Town Supervisor Don Clavin and …

Enrollment declining, St. Thomas the Apostle School to close in June

After 61 years in West Hempstead, St. Thomas the Apostle School will close at the end of the school year. Since 2015, nursery school through eighth-grade student enrollment had declined 35 …

Schools

Hacking Houndinis compete at West Hempstead Middle School

The Hacking Houdinis, a team of student coders at West Hempstead Middle School, take part in the middle school junior division kidOYO hackathon on March 12. A hackathon is a timed event in which …

West Hempstead's Kayo Boxing helps two with traumatic injuries

When former professional boxer Michael Corleone, of Franklin Square, opened his gym, Kayo Boxing, in West Hempstead in 2018, his goal was to help others become well-rounded individuals through …

Herald Community Newspapers seek 2021 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2021 summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach …

Editorial

High-speed rail for L.I. deserves public support

With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .