Lawrence opposes proposed building project

Once again the Lawrence Board of Education is at odds with the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency over a proposed project in the school district that according to district officials could cost its taxpayers at least $1.5 million in annual revenue and possibly result in a property tax increase for district residents.

Parent University hosted at Woodmere Middle School

Parents of elementary school students throughout the Hewlett-Woodmere School District were able to take a seat in the classroom and do some learning on setting a good example for their children.

2020 Census discussed at Five Towns Democratic meeting

It is stand up and be counted time. April 1 is Census Day, and it is no joke that responding to the federal government’s questionnaire — no matter how you do it — is important, according to officials.

LWA holds first-ever MLK Day of Service

Advice, lessons and messages were doled out to Lawrence Woodmere Academy high school and middle school students as the nonsectarian private school in Woodmere held its first-ever Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service...

Volunteering at the Gural JCC on MLK Day

Volunteers numbered 120 at the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Harrison-Kerr Family Campus in Lawrence to help assemble goody bags with dental hygiene products for children who are in need, while also honoring the legacy Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom donates to Gural JCC SHOP in Cedarhurst

No matter a person’s background  or their socioeconomic status, the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom is willing to lend a helping hand.

Five Towns Chabad honors nine at gala dinner

Nine people were honored by the Chabad of the Five Towns at its 25th annual dinner in the Constellation Ballroom at the TWA Hotel at Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Jan. 12.

LWA Antics

Learning to take action and make a difference

Lawrence Woodmere Academy students took a break from studying for midterms to join in an MLK Service Day on Jan. 17.

Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys seniors awarded $1.26M in scholarships

Fourteen seniors at Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere were accepted to Yeshiva University’s Honors Program, awarded a total of $1.26 million in scholarship money from the Manhattan school.

Cedarhurst residents run for Chai Lifeline

To help raise money for Chai Lifeline and keep the Plaut family running record of 12 years going, Nina Plaut, 12, in connection with her bat mitzvah, ran in the 10K of the Rock and Roll Las Vegas Marathon, along with her father, Dan, as part of Team Lifeline.

Lawrence native Steven Good, 62

Steven Good, devoted son of Maxine Brickner Good and Howard Good, died in Boynton Beach, Fla. on Jan. 10. He was 62.

Hewlett High graduate is defending the alleged Monsey attacker

Known for pursuing causes to defend the oppressed, Hewlett High School alumni, class of 1971, Michael Sussman is the attorney of record defending alleged Monsey attacker Grafton Thomas.

Assemblywoman Missy Miller appointed to Assembly’s Committee on Health

State Assemblywoman Melissa Miller (R-Atlantic Beach) was appointed to the Assembly Committee on Health.

Town of Hempstead sends supplies to earthquaked-ravaged Puerto Rico

In the past several weeks, Puerto Rico has been hit hard by a string of earthquakes.

Upstanders sought by the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County is looking for middle school and high school Upstanders for the 10th annual Friedlander Upstander Award.

South Side stays hot, beats Hewlett

Since dropping its first two games against Conference A3 rivals, there’s been no stopping South Side. The Cyclones captured their host tournament to close December and have found another gear since calendar flipped to January.