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Schools

Students demonstrate MLK’s qualities at Downing School in Malverne

Malverne’s Maurice W. Downing School first graders in Bridget Jelovcic’s class learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how he earned the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. As a …

Malverne, West Hempstead district leaders discuss potential return of high-risk high school sports

Talks about the return of high-risk high school sports have already taken place in both the Malverne and West Hempstead school districts. Nassau County health officials approved guidance put in place …

Malverne High School alumnus earns Humanitarian Award

Malverne High School alumnus Kyle Richard was revered by the Malverne School District as this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient during the …

Spreading ‘a little extra love'

Drive Out Hunger to hold food drive in West Hempstead

With the hope of spreading some Valentine’s Day love, Molly Miskiewicz, of West Hempstead, will host a food drive called “Long Island-tines Day” on Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. The …

Malverne Mel predicts an early spring in 2021

Between the nor’easter on Monday and social distancing guidelines, the Village of Malverne’s annual Groundhog Day with Malverne Mel looked a bit different this year. The event was held in front …

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.

Randi Kreiss

A governor bruised by a pandemic mistake

I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.