Three parades will take place in the Five Towns in honor of Memorial Day.
Judith and Zoltan Lefkovits survived the Holocaust and came to the United States in the late 1950s — “separately,” the couple said in unison.
Residents in the Lawrence and Hewlett-Woodmere school districts passed their respective budgets for the 2019-20 school year.
In a salute to a longtime Inwood resident and military veteran, family friends and other guests will gather at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence two days before Memorial Day to honor the life of Lacarnly Milton Cross, known affectingly to many as Bill.
Woodmere resident Dr. Adam Lish was not at Citi Field on May 20 just to watch his beloved New York Mets play the Washington Nationals. He was also there to reunite with a special individual.
More than 20 acres of land that surround the Inwood and Lawrence Long Island Rail Road train stations is targeted for development after the Town of Hempstead’s board unanimously approved the creation of a Transit Oriented Development District on May 7.
The Five Towns Community Center aims to raise money, help the environment and teach children the importance of recycling through a simple program of collecting plastic bottles and cans from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
In a solemn ceremony that evokes a somber message and compels participants to act as if they are in synagogue, The Brandeis School in Lawrence commemorated the 71st anniversary of Israel’s annual Memorial Day, known in Hebrew as Yom HaZikaron on May 7.
A lifelong Inwood resident who is a lifetime member of his church, Charles Ashby is revered by the people who know him. To show Ashby their appreciation they celebrated his 100th birthday on May 11, a day after he was born in 1919.
Things are finally looking up for the Hewlett girls’ lacrosse program. One year after a dismal three-win season, the Lady Bulldogs, under first-year coach Jackie Hughes, won nine games and defeated a strong Carey team in the first round of the Nassau B playoffs.
A 76-year-old Lawrence resident allegedly had $296,000 stolen from him through a scheme that had him transferring money into several fraudulent accounts, police said.
Four Lawrence High School students, seniors Brooke Kirchner and Amil Virani and sophomores Danielle Hance and Luke Kirchner competed in the DECA international competition in Orlando, Fla. April 29 to May 2.
Avi Cohen, of Woodmere, founded A. Cohen Law Firm in 2015 after practicing more than eight years at Manhattan-based Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP.
The National Council of Jewish Women-Long Island sections recognized five women. Including Judy Bernstein at its 24th annual Women Who Make a Difference luncheon at Temple Avodah, in Oceanside, on May 1.
Lawrence High School students have spent the preceding weeks dedicating countless hours to preparation for Advanced Placement exams. Much to their delight, two weeks of testing finally ended on May 17.
There were tantalizing portions of food from Argentina, Chile, China, Greece, Ireland, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Puerto Rico and the Ukraine, made by the parents of the children at Hewlett Elementary School.
Marion & Aaron Gural JCC members Bernie Igielski, 91 and Marvin Jacobs, 97, both Holocaust survivors, shared their stories at the UJA-Federation of New York’s Yom HaShoah commemoration on May 1.
Victor Mintz, from Inwood, was named Men’s Football Most Improved Player by Monroe College in the Bronx what the school called “a strong commitment to athletic and academic excellence,” while playing for the Mustangs.