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Helping local families grieve

West Hempstead’s Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home is honored in HSBC’s Small Business Spotlight

Barnes-Sorrentino Funeral Home owner Frederic Sorrentino said that in the business’s 58-year history in West Hempstead, nothing was quite as “treacherous” as the months of March, …


Giving back to heroes in West Hempstead

West Hempstead High School donated $920 raised through their Field of Honor to Homes for Heroes on Dec. 8. The Field of Honor was made up of American flags, which were sponsored by members of the …

From caregiver to Covid patient

West Hempstead nurse, brother-in-law recall nightmarish bouts with coronavirus

For the past nine months, West Hempstead resident Narda Martin-Haye says, she and her family have been living a nightmare. A registered nurse in Nassau County for 16 years, Martin-Haye, 38, said she …

Going above and beyond

Linda Baldacchino is the Malverne/West Hempstead Herald's 2020 Person of the Year

Many people who have gotten to know Linda Baldacchino, youth ministry director at Our Lady of Lourdes, in Malverne, would agree that she finds joy in working behind the scenes. Linda and her …


President Biden has his work cut out for him

We will need years, if not decades, to unravel and repair the damage that President Trump has done to the nation with his politics and policies.

Jerry Kremer

What we do right now will echo in history

America is in a state of shock in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, a second impeachment of President Trump and months of denial of the validity of November’s election. We have a new president . . .

Randi Kreiss

Fear hovered over Biden inauguration week

As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe.