What 13-year-old would give up the chance to invite friends and family to celebrate their Bar or Bat Mitzvah, one of the biggest events in a young Jewish boy or girl's life? Devora Fein of West Hempstead did.
The Town of Hempstead has many citizens who dedicate their lives to helping others. Whether it's donating food to a family in need or accompanying a neighbor to the doctor, these residents are willing to volunteer their time. This year, the town is recognizing 12 of these citizens at its 6th Annual Make a Difference Awards.