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  1. West Hempstead native remains hopeful for a new, healthy heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | South Shore Record

    Jessica Venditto, bottom right, said she attributes her positive outlook to her family's support. Clockwise from top left were her brother-in-law, Mike Barbagallo; her father, Mike; her sister Jenna; her mother, Debbie; and her sister Jackie Barbagallo.


  2. West Hempstead native shares story of serving othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | South Shore Record

    Olinda's CafA owner Roberto Ramirez had a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Long Island Breakfast Club on Wednesday to celebrate his first six months of business in West Hempstead. The cafA , Ramirez said, which was formerly named Usulutan - the name of his home country in El Salvador - was renamed after his mother, who motivated him to work hard at anything he pursues in life.


  3. Brooklyn teen arrested for robbing Chinese restaurants, assaulting deliverersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | South Shore Record

    A 16-year-old from Brooklyn was arrested on Oct. 25 for robbing multiple Chinese restaurants and assaulting the food deliverers, according to Nassau County police. 1. Aug. 19 in West Hempstead, where an unknown individual called in an order of Chinese food to be delivered to Laurel Drive.


  4. NCPD: West Hempstead man arrested in Lynbrook, charged with endangering physically disabled personRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | South Shore Record

    A West Hempstead man was arrested in Lynbrook on Wednesday for driving a "special needs" victim while he was carrying marijuana. According to a release by the Nassau County Police Department, Akiva Goldstein, 47, of West Hempstead, was seen driving a Hyundai northbound on Broadway with a defective brake light.


  5. West Hempstead Walkers hope to battle breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | South Shore Record

    West Hempstead Walkers team Phyllis Marks, top left, Eli Nenner, Rebecca Nenner, Adina Nenner, Aliza Rosenblum, Sherman Gould, bottom left, and Joseph Varon at last year's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Varon said that his sister-in-law, Elaine Lowenstein - who died from breast cancer in 1996 - loved to spend time with her family, including one of her nephews, Joshua.


  6. Malverne, West Hempstead residents say no to county executive's speed-camera planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | South Shore Record

    On social media, Malverne and West Hempstead residents reacted negatively to a plan that could return speed cameras to Nassau County school districts that request them. In August, County Executive Laura Curran proposed an opt-in program for the cameras, shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order restoring New York City's school speed camera program, which had expired because of inaction by state lawmakers.


  7. Rhythmic music at Hall's Pond Park in West HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Residents enjoyed a cool summer evening at Hall's Pond Park as The House Band performed at the gazebo on Aug. 26. As part of the West Hempstead Community Support Association's Music in the Park series, The House Band played a diverse selection of musical genres that included fusion, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. The group, which formed in April, is a five-piece band that consists of musicians who play a variety of instruments such as keyboards, saxophone, trumpet and guitar.


  8. Sean Murray appointed West Hempstead Middle School principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | South Shore Record

    "Eagerness" and "excitement" are the words Sean Murray used to describe his feelings about becoming the new principal of West Hempstead Middle School. Murray, who was appointed on Aug. 24, had previously served as an administrator in the Long Beach School District for seven years.


  9. Mosque holds blood drive, preps for HajjRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | South Shore Record

    More than 100 people gathered on Aug. 11 to donate blood at Masjid Hamza in Valley Stream, as members of the community prepared to depart for the annual pilgrimage, or Hajj. "We didn't plan the blood drive originally as part of the Hajj," said community spokesman Nayyer Zubair, who helped coordinate the drive.


  10. Kids from Malverne, West Hempstead meet with assistance dogs at Canine Companions for IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Declan Cunningham, of Malverne, and Cameron Bica, of West Hempstead, both 7-year-olds on the autism spectrum, were matched with highly trained assistance dogs at no cost on Aug. 1 by CCI, which trains service dogs for those with a variety of special needs. Both of the boys' mothers agreed that it was a moment their children would never forget.


  11. Island Park to stop sending kids to West Hempstead High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Island Park school officials announced in a July 11 letter to parents that starting with the 2019-20 school year, they will stop offering Island Park's middle school graduates the option of attending West Hempstead High School, ending a nearly 50-year tradition. The decision came as enrollment by freshmen in the high school had declined to the single digits in the 10 years since parents were given another choice for their children: Long Beach High School.


  12. Missing Westbury teen found safe in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | South Shore Record

    The search for missing Westbury teenager Louis Germosen is officially over after his stepmother posted on Facebook last Saturday that he was found in Manhattan, where he was working on his music. "After [an] awesome tip, and hours driving around NYC, Luis & I have Louis," Germosen's stepmother, Suzy Bayer, wrote on Facebook.


  13. Libraries run the gamut: Study reveals wide range of tax ratesRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | South Shore Record

    A recent study by Levinson's office revealed that library property tax rates imposed on homeowners in 2005-06 vary from an average in Long Beach of $166.73 to Lakeview, where residents pay an average of more than $600. West Hempstead falls somewhere in the middle with residents paying an average of more than $275.


  14. Mt. Carmel Fest lights up Franklin SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Katie Dora Silkes, 6, came all the way from Memphis to attend the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Festival in Franklin Square and visit her grandparents, Sandi and George Silkes of West Hempstead.


  15. Malverne, West Hempstead residents share thoughts on social media report of increase in anti-SemitismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | South Shore Record

    The Anti-Defamation League gave Twitter an advance copy of the report "Quantifying Hate: A Year of Anti-Semitism on Twitter," and the social media platform issued the following statement: "In the last 16 months, Twitter has made more than 30 individual changes to its product, policies and operations, all with the goal of making Twitter safer and improving information quality. These include: Making hateful imagery harder to find by labeling it as sensitive content and banning it from profile and header pictures.


  16. School to be built at New York Equestrian Center in West HempsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | South Shore Record

    The horses at the New York Equestrian Center may not talk, like the fictional television equine Mr. Ed, but the connection between autistic children and horses can build the children's communications skills, improve their social engagement and regulate their behavior - which is why the Gersh Academy , a West Hempstead school for children on the autistic spectrum, and the New York Equestrian Center are building a school for students with autism. The program is an outgrowth of the Gersh Academy's and NYEC's Equine Assisted Therapy program, which was launched five years ago and allows students to work with and care for horses.


  17. Brokers talk buying and selling in MalverneRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | South Shore Record

    As the temperatures rise, so does interest in buying and selling homes, which - according to local experts - means that the Malverne real estate market should be busier in the coming months. "The market has been heating up steadily," said Phillip Greenblatt, a real estate broker for Village Plaza Realty in Malverne.


  18. Vote - yes' on West Hempstead spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | South Shore Record

    Voting will take place on Tuesday at West Hempstead Middle School, 450 Nassau Blvd., from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. In West Hempstead, residents should show their support for the proposed $61 million school budget. It calls for 1.97 percent more spending and a 2.3 percent tax-levy increase - well below the district's tax cap - and would maintain all academic programs, athletics and co-curricular activities.


  19. New retailers in West Hempstead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | South Shore Record

    The New York Real Estate Journal, a trade magazine, reported last week that NYCOM Cellular Corp, a Verizon retailer, signed a 10-year lease with a five-year option for 1,339 square feet of space in Nassau Plaza. The property sits at the corner of Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard.


  20. Celebrating the contributions of women to Malverne and West Hempstead historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | South Shore Record

    Cathy Hunt, the first female mayor of Malverne, left, was a founding member of numerous village organizations. Rosalie Norton is currently president of the West Hempstead Community Support Association and has been instrumental in securing many grants for the beautification of West Hempstead.


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