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Hempstead man indicted for Stop & Shop shooting in West Hempstead

A 31-year-old Hempstead man, Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, was indicted on murder, attempted murder and weapons charges on Friday for a shooting at a Stop & Shop in West Hempstead on April …

Health

It’s teens’ turn for Covid-19 vaccines in New York

This month, Governor Cuomo issued legislation allowing for twelve- to fourteen-year-olds to be eligible to receive Covid-19 vaccinations. On Thursday, May 13, a vaccination site was set up at …

Crime watch

West Hempstead man among narcotics arrests in Roosevelt

Nassau County police reported the arrests of seven individuals, including one from West Hempstead, during a narcotics investigation that occurred on May 21 in Roosevelt. According to the …

Making ‘Blood Alley’ safer

Bill would improve infrastructure, technology on Southern State Parkway

With a 10-mile stretch of highway referred to as “Blood Alley,” between Exit 17 in Malverne and Exit 32 in Farmingdale, the Southern State Parkway is known as one of the most dangerous …

Schools

Reading as a superpower in West Hempstead

The West Hempstead Middle School Comic Book and Graphic Novel Club recently held its first Read-A-Thon. In one month, students read 95 comics, two graphic novels and three additional books. English …

Editorial

Juneteenth comes to Nassau County

Gov. Andrew Cuomo last June signed an executive order proclaiming Juneteenth an official New York holiday, on which state employees now receive a paid day off. It was the right move.

Editorial

A year of progress on police reform

"Justice for George Floyd came swiftly in New York." So began our June 18-24 editorial last year.