The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC is partnering with UJA-Federation of New York and the Yonkers-based AFYA Foundation to collect humanitarian supplies for the victims of Hurricane Dorian that struck the Bahamas on Aug. 24.
Woodmere resident and Stony Brook University associate professor Geoffrey Girnun allegedly stole more than $200,000 in federal and state money, according to a seven-count indictment that was unsealed on Sept. 12. Girnun, 48, was arrested on that Thursday.
The 14-person jury — 12 jurors, two alternates — heard opening statements on Tuesday in the Nassau County Courthouse for the trial involving a fatal car crash that killed two people in Lawrence in April 2018.
Despite the wealth and prosperity that a majority of Five Towns residents enjoy, there are people who because of health issues, loss of a job or another such problem have trouble feeding or buying supplies for their families.
Parents in the Lawrence School District “blew up” the Lawrence District 15 Residents Facebook page with comments and complaints on the transportation issues surrounding the first several says of school, specifically on the busing of the children who attend private schools in the Five Towns and other places.
The Nassau County Planning Commission tabled its scheduled Sept. 5 vote on whether to accept the draft environmental impact statement for the Woodmere Club to the Sept. 26 meeting.
What do you get when you pair two college-educated close-knit sisters with 10-kids worth of clothes experience? The answer is Tutus and Suspenders, a retail clothing store for tots to teenagers, at 574 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst.
With the school year underway, there is the looming concern of children becoming infested with head lice. There is now a place in the Five Towns that offers an all-natural treatment for it.
Happy faces abounded as the procession proceeded down Spruce Street in Cedarhurst with clapping, dancing and singing that celebrated the dedication of a new Sefer Torah in honor of Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst Rabbi Emeritus Moshe Teitelbaum and his wife, Rebbetzin Sori Teitelbaum.
A crowd of more than 2,500 is expected at Citi Field on Sept. 22, but not for a baseball game. Instead, the indoor space at the home of the Mets will be transformed into a Hebrew school for a day of studying the Torah and addressing the issues facing Jewish people today.
Lawrence boys’ soccer coach Pat Leary has another collection of skilled, passionate and hard-working group to work with following a conference title and appearance in the Nassau Class A semifinals in 2018.
Despite recent medical obstacles, Woodmere resident Howard Adelsberg is planning on breaking out his running shoes for the first time in three years for an organization that is dear to him and his family.
The winner was from Hewlett, the third place finisher from Woodmere and Atlantic Beach played host as the annual Community Chest South Shore 5K and Family Walk began by Sunny Atlantic Beach Club on Sept. 1.
A 2019 Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School graduate experienced what aspiring scientists might call the experience of a lifetime this past summer.
Since Memorial Day, the Five Towns Community Center bottle and can drive fundraiser has taught children the importance of recycling while at the same time raising roughly $500.
There are not many taxpaying adults that have children in the Lawrence School District and attend the nearly monthly Board of Education meetings, let alone recent high school graduates, but Amil Virani, who graduated Lawrence High this year, does.
For Ali Artz it was a staff member who died of pancreatic cancer and for Karla Waldron it is a way for her family to honor the mother they lost to breast cancer.
Bonei Olam, a worldwide nonprofit that provides millions of dollars in assistance to cover the prohibitive costs of fertility treatments and medical procedures, was recognized by Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman during A Night in the Shtetl in Lawrence on Aug. 12
John Novello, a Hewlett Harbor resident who ran for trustee last year, was arraigned on a grand jury indictment on Sept. 5 for allegedly stealing more than $59,000 from the Cedarhurst Republican Committee. He was arrested on the same day.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and the organization’s Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Stacey Garcia Orellana from the Hewlett-Woodmere School District, a cosmetology student at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.
It has been a relaxing few months since the end of the school year back in June. However, summer break has officially come to a close, and the students at Lawrence High School are eager to see their friends and teachers again as classes resume.
Administrators and teachers from the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway early childhood, middle and lower schools joined together for a day of professional development for the new school year at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst on Aug. 28.
The first week at Midreshet Shalhevet High School were full of activities ranging from...
Lawrence School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen and middle school Principal Willis Perry were outside a side door of the Broadway Campus building to greet bus drivers, parents, security guards, students, teachers and teacher aides on the first day of school on Sept. 5
After a summer of fun and possibly some reading, Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Elementary School students re-entered the building on Washington Avenue in Lawrence on Sept. 4.
New Horizon Counseling Center received more than 700 backpacks and school supplies for children in need its clinics through a partnership with Old Navy.