An after-school dilemma

“How would you feel if you had a child who lost his mother and he had no way of getting home?” 50-year Valley Stream resident Karin Longo asked the Central High School District Board of …

‘Difficult shoes to fill’

Malverne superintendent plans to retire at end of school year

When Malverne School District Superintendent Dr. James Hunderfund arrived in 2007, he took the position in an interim role. Superintendent Mary Ellen Freeley had just retired, and Hunderfund filled …

Neighbors in the News

Malverne High School teen wins horse show contest

Lakeview resident Isaiah Forte, a tenth grader at Malverne High School, won the grand championship for the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities championship finals on Aug. …


Food and wine fundraiser at Crossroads Farm in Malverne

Several adults filled Crossroads Farm in Malverne as they hosted the L.I. Food & Drink Sampling Event on Aug. 23. The fundraiser featured craft beer, food, Long Island wines, and more. Crossroads …


Malverne readers perform ‘The Little Mermaid’

Camp Read-a-Lot’s Camp Challenge is celebrating another year for first- through fifth-graders in the Malverne School District. The program, which strives to keep students engaged in reading …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

West Hempstead’s annual Street Fair Bring your family and friends out for West Hempstead’s annual Street Fair on Nassau Boulevard near Hall’s Pond Park on Sunday, Sept. 22. Hosted by the …

Randi Kreiss

My favorite novel, tossed in translation

"It’s for the birds.” That was how The New York Times summed up the new movie version of Donna Tartt’s novel “The Goldfinch.” I’m heartbroken.

Randi Kreiss

Aunt Ada’s notes from Paris, August 1945

I never knew why my husband’s Aunt Ada went into the Army during World War II, but my hunch is that the family thought it might tame her wild ways.