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Principal goes to the wall for fundraiser

West Hempstead High School principal Dan Rehman lets

(Credit: Steve Orlando)

West Hempstead High School Principal Dan Rehman had been standing on a small stool inside the school’s lobby for more than two hours last Friday when a student kicked it out from under his feet. But he didn’t fall to the ground right away.For about three minutes, he stayed a few inches off the floor, affixed to the wall with eight rolls of duct tape.

“It was hilarious,” said Rehman, who submitted...

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West Hempstead group to host 9/11 memorial fundraiser

The West Hempstead Community Support Association is planning

The West Hempstead Community Support Association is hosting a fundraiser on March 8 to support the construction of a Sept. 11 memorial at Halls Pond Park that will include a piece of steel from the World Trade Center.

Twelve residents of West Hempstead died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the World Trade Center, making the memorial particularly meaningful to the community, WHCSA President...

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