Honoring a legacy of inspiration

Remembered for his 40-plus years as a coach and teacher, the late longtime Malvernite Colbert Britt will be honored at this year’s Homecoming on Oct. 14. On July 11, the Board of Education …

Students, faculty members march together at homecoming parade

School spirit was on full display at West Hempstead High School’s Homecoming parade on Sept. 16. From members of the Board of Education to high school students from each grade, the school community …

Attack in Las Vegas

Rockville Centre native ‘grateful’ to survive America’s deadliest shooting

The death toll was climbing steadily on Monday, less than 24 hours after a lone gunman opened fire with an assault weapon from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during country music star Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the crowd at the Aldean concert was Peter Meehan, 24, of Rockville Centre, who flew to Las Vegas last Thursday to attend the three-day music festival with his girlfriend.

W.H. entrepreneur to scale Mt. Kilimanjaro

“Yeah, we’ve done a lot of crap,” said John Fellin, a 40-year Oceanside resident, who is also the owner of Wayback Burgers in West Hempstead.

Charlottesville prompts area peace rallies

Following a peace demonstration on the steps of Hempstead Village Hall on Aug. 22, West Hempstead Rabbi Art Vernon spoke of the racially-charged events in Charlottesville and categorized them as a watershed moment in American history. “No one knew what the impact of Charlottesville was going to be,” said Vernon, who is co-chair of the Black-Jewish Coalition for Justice. “When a moment like that occurs, it's an opportunity to say we have to do something.”