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Reaching ‘new heights’

West Hempstead rabbi named executive V.P. of Religious Zionists of America

Rabbi Ari Rockoff, of West Hempstead, says that no matter what job he holds, his main focus is to remain committed to a life of service. Rockoff said that this tradition runs deep in his family, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Giving thanks in 2020

In a year when so much has gone awry — so many lives lost, businesses battered, jobs vanished — it strains the imagination to think what we might be thankful for, particularly as the nation enters its second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.


County does right by small businesses

We are pleased that Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is once again promoting small businesses ahead of the holiday season — which is vital this pandemic year.


Give thanks the election is over, and put the knives away

Besides the sad deaths of a quarter-million Americans, the pandemic claimed another victim this month: the re-election of President Trump. Had the election been held in February . . .