West Hempstead stretches unbeaten streak

When the boys soccer season got underway in September, West Hempstead coach Chris Van Kovics was cautiously optimistic. He expected the Rams to be strong on the back line, but wasn’t sure if his team would be able to find the back of net often enough.

West Hempstead synagogue houses Temple B’Nai Israel of Elmont

After years of dwindling membership, Temple B’Nai Israel of Elmont sold its building on Elmont Road last year and moved into the Congregation Shaaray Shalom synagogue in West Hempstead a few months …

Schools

Rams win caps West Hempstead High School's homecoming

A thrilling homecoming game at West Hempstead High School on Sept. 21 ended with a Rams victory as they defeated the Oyster Bay Baymen 38-36. Homecoming festivities began with a parade from …

Neighbors in the News

Central Nassau County Rotary Club features special guest

The Central Nassau County Rotary Club featured former Rotary District Governor Kathy Gibson at their weekly meeting on Sept. 19. Gibson spoke to the club about the General Needs organization, which …

Anti-Racism Project to return next month

The discussion of racism is continuing in Lakeview and Rockville Centre, with the Anti-Racism Project returning next month. Formed as a way to start a conversation about the topic and to combat …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Great Give Back Spend the weekend making a difference at the West Hempstead Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. The library will host a session of making beaded bracelets to …

Randi Kreiss

Coming to America, from Ukraine

My grandfather Morris Brownstein fled the Russian Ukraine in 1912, and made the long crossing of the Atlantic from Antwerp, Belgium, to the U.S. He was 15 years old and he was alone.