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West Hempstead bowler Arthur O’Connor named Coach of the Year

Bowling runs deep in the O’Connor family, according to West Hempstead bowler Arthur O’Connor III. His grandfather and father, both named Arthur, were well-known bowlers in New York, and …

Malverne, West Hempstead residents react to state legalization of recreational marijuana

On March 31, New York state legalized recreational marijuana use — an effort years in the making — while setting regulations for a new industry and its taxation. Spanning 128 pages, …

Attorney, volunteer will vie to replace Vincent Muscarella

The race to represent Nassau County’s 8th Legislative District is heating up, as both Republicans and Democrats have selected their nominees to succeed Legislator Vincent Muscarella in …

Lakeview Fire Department faces lawsuit

Former Lakeview Fire Department volunteer firefighter Yonatan Klein filed a lawsuit against the Lakeview Fire District, in which he alleged harassment, among other issues. Klein, of West …

Neighbors in the News

West Hempstead High School senior earns math scholarship

West Hempstead High School senior Michael Sheehan was presented with a certificate of achievement for winning the Long Island Mathematics Conference Board Scholarship last month. The scholarship …

Editorial

L.I. is making strides on the environmental front

April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.