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West Hempstead High School among schools to see fall sports postponed

Nassau County high school student-athletes will have to wait until the new year to compete in sports. At an emergency meeting on Aug. 26, a committee of county school superintendents voted to …

West Hempstead Lions Club holds installation dinner

The West Hempstead Lions Club held their installation dinner on July 8 at the Lantern Diner in West Hempstead. Club members took the opportunity to dine outside while practicing social distancing. …

‘The best of Nassau County'

West Hempstead World War II veteran reflects on years of service

West Hempstead Army veteran Eddie Rosenblum was just a teenager when he watched Adolf Hitler march down the streets of his hometown, Vienna, Austria, in 1938. He also witnessed the carnage of …

Fitness kept at a distance

Malverne, West Hempstead gyms reopen at limited capacity

Gyms throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties, along with the rest of the state, can reopen as soon as Aug. 24, following inspection by local authorities, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Aug. 17. …

West Hempstead remembers 9/11 victims at Hall's Pond Park

Residents, local elected officials and community groups gathered around the 9/11 memorial at Hall’s Pond Park in West Hempstead on Sept. 10 for the West Hempstead Community Support …

Learning how to ‘live our best lives’

There’s a 13th century piyyut (liturgical poem) called “Achot Ketana,” which means, “Little Sister.” Hazzan (Cantor) Abraham Girondi began, “The little sister …

Editorial

A 2020 election survival guide

The coronavirus crisis has forced us all to rethink how we carry out many of our responsibilities, including here at the Herald. Each election season . . .