Woodmere Academy graduate Dr. David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration who was named to President-elect Joe Biden's coronavirus task force in November was now chosen to be the chief science officer for the vaccine drive to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Updated Jan. 15 at 2:45 p.m. A kosher food distribution program that provides up to 21,000 households with food every Wednesday has been shutdown by the New York State Education Department because the children receiving food through the partnership between the Lawrence School District and Lawrence-based Elite Caterers do not qualify because many of the kids don’t attend public school.
Hewlett-Woodmere School District faculty members and students from past and present shared their memories of beloved Woodmere Middle School faculty member Anthony Cardinale. The district announced …
With a new year here and vaccines for the coronavirus rolling out, Five Towns businesses are starting to feel more optimistic about their future, while at the same time remaining diligent in …
With the need to inoculate a large number of people to help ensure herd immunity from the Covid-19 virus and now a variant strain, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D-Elmont), who also represents Inwood is advocating for vaccination distribution centers at the Five Towns Community Center and Belmont Park.
Restaurants can apply for New York state grants for up to $5,000 from the state economic development agency for help to survive through the coronavirus pandemic.
The Village of Cedarhurst, at the request of many merchants, shoppers and residents, is offering a limited number of prepaid meter parking permits that will allow motorists to park at a parking meter in any of the village’s parking fields without the need to make a payment at the meter.
The fallout from the Jan. 6 assault on Capitol Hill is having a local impact.
From the flat screen to the big screen, Jewish Education Program/Nageela took social distancing to a whole new level at Malverne Cinema on Dec. 27. The group met for a private screening of Disney’s 2019 film “Togo” and let’s just say people were excited to be out of their homes.
Battling an autoimmune disease, not being able to use the school laboratory and worrying about contacting enough people to complete a survey were the individual obstacles that a trio of Five Towns students faced in completing the projects that led them to be named semifinalists in the prestigious 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Hewlett-Woodmere School District began winter break after school on Dec. 18. Students and faculty eagerly awaited their well-deserved rest from virtual learning, but for Hewlett High School students, …
All Round Foods, a Westbury-based food marketer and distributor, and the Atlantic Beach-headquartered Richard M. Brodsky Foundation donated 60 boxes of challahs, empanadas, bagels, wraps and pastries to Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on Jan. 8.
One day after New Year’s Day, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway welcomed its first baby of 2021. Rockaway residents Taniqua Dicy Bradley and fiancée, Thomas Franklin Witcher, said hello to their baby girl, Treasure Storm Witcher, at 6:35 a.m. She was born at 6 lbs., 12 oz, and 19.5 inches long.
On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .
Hewlett High School is one of few in Nassau with teams in five sports permitted to start. Director of Physical Education, Health, & Athletics David Viegas said no spectators will be allowed at home events, but the district is in the process of trying to develop a livestream platform.
Congregation Sons of Israel in Woodmere was given a grant for more than $30,000 and the Five Towns Early Learning Center in Inwood was awarded roughly $14,500 through the CARES Act with the assistance of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat that represents the Five Towns.
Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …
I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .