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Schools

Promoting positivity at West Hempstead Middle School

The Dignity and Tolerance Club at West Hempstead Middle School created a Walk of Positivity leading into the school building on Oct. 21. Students and faculty wrote uplifting phrases in chalk by the …

Schools

Halloween festivities in West Hempstead

Kindergarteners in Daniel Ianniello’s class at Chestnut Street School in West Hempstead virtually met with students in Sheila Dempsey’s class at West Hempstead High School to take part in …

Crime Watch

Teen charged for violent robbery in West Hempstead

Nassau County police reported the arrest of a Roosevelt man for robbing another man in West Hempstead on Oct. 27. According to police, 19-year-old Rahmarv McNeil approached a male victim, 62, from …

Schools

West Hempstead celebrates dedicated school board members

The West Hempstead School District celebrated School Board Recognition Week during their monthly meeting on Oct. 21. Dr. Nichelle Rivers, the district’s director of performing, fine and …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead High School senior selected to NYSSMA choir

West Hempstead High School senior Jonathan Douglas was selected as a member of the 2020 NYSSMA All-State choral ensemble. Although the 2020 Winter Conference has been canceled, NYSSMA plans to …

Editorial

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .

Editorial

Next week, limit your Thanksgiving gatherings

With the Covid-19 infection rate creeping up above 3 percent in parts of New York state, including Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week issued two executive orders. The first . . .