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Schools

West Hempstead High School holds Virtual Family STEAM Night

The West Hempstead School District held a Virtual Family STEAM Night on June 11, which included more than 40 projects demonstrated by Advanced Placement STEM students and teachers. Being unable …

Boy Scouts’ food drive brings hope to West Hemsptead

With activities limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, West Hempstead Boy Scout Troop 240 had sought ways to give back to people in need. Aware of the growing need for nonperishable food, the …

Crime watch

Police search for shooter in Lakeview

Fifth Precinct police responded to the vicinity of Eagle Avenue and Hempstead Gardens Drive for gunshots fired. When police officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man lying on Eagle Avenue with a …

'Student standout' honored at West Hempstead High School

A high school student from West Hempstead was among the 14 honorees for State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin’s annual Student Standout Awards. West Hempstead High School senior Leah Rubin was …

Peaceful protest at Hall’s Pond Park in West Hempstead

Hall’s Pond Park in West Hempstead was filled with Black Lives Matter demonstrators for a peaceful protest on Tuesday. Protesters marched down to Nassau Boulevard to Echo Park, and back up to …

Editorial

Why we must commemorate Juneteenth

On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia, ending the Civil War . . .