Schools

West Hempstead Superintendent's Student Advisory Council shares ideas with district officials

Members of the West Hempstead Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council had the opportunity to meet with district officials and architects to exchange ideas during their meeting on Dec. …

Neighbors

Former ‘Snapple Lady’ shared her story with the Long Island Breakfast Club

Roughly 40 residents attended the Long Island Breakfast Club’s meeting last month at the Bristal Assisted Living in Garden City. The club was able to book former Snapple spokeswoman Wendy Kaufman, …

Water commissioners from West Hempstead, Cathedral Gardens re-elected to Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association

West Hempstead Water District commissioner Joseph Marando and Cathedral Gardens Water District commissioner Glenn Barnett were recently re-elected to the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ …

West Hempstead man sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison for fatal hit-and-run crash

West Hempstead resident Roy Gomez was charged with 5 to 15 years in prison on Friday for a fatal hit-and-run last March. Gomez, 39, plead guilty before Acting Supreme Court Justice Meryl Berkowitz on …

Malverne, West Hempstead residents support recreational use of marijuana in New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 17 that he supported New York state’s efforts to legalize the use of recreational marijuana this year. On social media, residents from both Malverne and West …

Editorial

Challenges ahead for Democratic Senate

As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead

Blood drive at the library January marks National Blood Donor Month. Stop by the Lakeview Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 1 to 6 p.m. for its blood drive. Donors will receive a $5 …

Randi Kreiss

How well do you think you know your kids?

The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.