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Restaurants are up and running in Malverne, West Hempstead

Residents in Malverne and West Hempstead were out and about during the weeks since restaurants reopened last month. Residents were allowed to dine outdoors at restaurants since Long Island entered …

Flags stand tall at Hall’s Pond Park in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead Community Support Association usually places American flags throughout the Hall’s Pond Park in time for the community’s annual Memorial Day parade. However, this …

Black business owners gain new support in West Hempstead

Several Black Lives Matter protests have occurred on Long Island in the weeks since the George Floyd killing on May 25. However, since New York state is still coping with the coronavirus pandemic, …

Schools

West Hempstead High School holds Virtual Family STEAM Night

The West Hempstead School District held a Virtual Family STEAM Night on June 11, which included more than 40 projects demonstrated by Advanced Placement STEM students and teachers. Being unable …

Boy Scouts’ food drive brings hope to West Hemsptead

With activities limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, West Hempstead Boy Scout Troop 240 had sought ways to give back to people in need. Aware of the growing need for nonperishable food, the …

Editorial

Be prepared for hurricanes — now, not later

With all the news of the coronavirus crisis, it would be easy to forget that we are more than a month into the Atlantic hurricane season — and now is the time to prepare for the possibility of a major storm.