A look back on West Hempstead’s first National Bank

The West Hempstead National Bank opened its doors in 1927 on Hempstead Avenue on the corner of Harborough Road. It was owned by Stephen Alfred Bedell, stepson of Edwin C. Duryea and son of Lydia Van …

Malverne, West Hempstead schools receive state aid boost

Malverne and West Hempstead schools are among the districts that will reap the rewards of a nearly $1 billion increase to school aid seen in the final 2018-19 New York state budget. After a deal …

West Hempstead students spread love and kindness

Love and kindness traveled across the West Hempstead School District as students in grades K through 12 participated in P.S. I Love You Day. According to its website, P.S. I Love You Day was named …

West Hempstead projects slight increase in new budget

Superintendent Patricia Sullivan-Kriss proposed a 2018-19 budget that contained a slight increase over the current spending plan at the West Hempstead Union Free School District Board of Education …

Crime Victims Center shares insight at the Lakeview library on hate crimes in the U.S.

To raise awareness about hate crimes, the Crime Victims Center held a public forum at the Lakeview Public Library last Saturday. During the forum, CVC advocate Diana Shuffler shared insight into the …

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

Under the hoodEmpower yourself with basic car maintenance skills at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, April 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. The goal of this program is to improve your safety through …

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Let’s stop shooting from the fringes and aim for the middle

Washington saw another remarkable session of apparent bipartisan accommodation last week, as senators from both parties met with President Trump to discuss measures aimed at containing mounting gun violence.