Rockin’ the hall in Lawrence

Beginning 32 years ago, the 18th century land that houses the Rock Hall mansion has played host to a country fair that reaches into the nation’s history past and offers contemporary entertainment as well.

Hewlett Happenings

Homecoming Week boosts the Bulldog spirit

As the vibrant streamers line the hallways of Hewlett High School, balloons fill the air, and students enter the building sporting the specific theme of the day, there is no question, Homecoming Week is here.

Raising awareness of a rare disorder

New York State Assemblywoman Melissa Miller (R-Atlantic Beach) is aiming to raise awareness for the rare genetic disorder that lead to her daughter’s death in 1990 by proposing a resolution in the next Assembly session that begins in January to make October Cockayne Syndrome Awareness Month.

Nassau County police unveil refurbished 4th Precinct in Hewlett

Police, elected officials and community members gathered on Sheridan Avenue, immediately off Broadway in Hewlett for the grand opening of the renovated 4th Precinct building on Tuesday.

Boy Scouts to allow girls in the troops

Saying that their research has shown that families and girls nationwide expressed interest in joining, the Boy Scouts of America will welcome girls into the fold beginning next year at the Cub Scout level, and then create a program for older girls to attain the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout.

Lawrence High School seniors named Siemens semifinalists

Roshan Reddy, Jerry Reyes and Nicholas Williams, Lawrence High School seniors all, were named semifinalists on Oct. 17, in the prestigious 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology.

Coming around full (storm) circle

With the understanding what they and many others went through after Hurricane Sandy nearly five years ago, students at Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls in Hewlett Bay Park jumped into action with fundraising, including a bake sale, and a letter writing campaign that offered words of comfort to teenagers in Jewish high schools in Houston after Hurricane Harvey.

Lawrence snaps Wantagh's win streak

Lawrence’s offense entered last Saturday’s Conference III football showdown against defending champion Wantagh averaging 37.4 points per game and kept on ticking, producing six touchdowns in a 43-15 victory.

Cub Scouts help themselves and others in need

Five Towns-based Cub Scouts Pack 20 sold cookies, popcorn and other goodies outside of Ace Hardware in the Peninsula Shopping Center in Hewlett on Oct. 7, to help finance their activities throughout the year.

Restoring photographs that are hurricane-damaged

What would you grab if you had to evacuate your home? After family members and pets, many people would say their photo albums, but in many emergencies people don’t even have time to grab their most treasured memories.

Raining through the raindrops in Inwood

Runners did their best despite racing through the rain at the 25th annual Inwood 5K on Oct. 8.

Woodmere resident is engaged

Valerie Perrotta, of Woodmere, and now a special education teacher at Lawrence Elementary School, and Christopher Chiarrappa, from Elmont, are engaged. The couple is planning a wedding for fall next year.

Proclaiming Day of the Girl Child

Hewlett High School senior Rom Raviv, a member of National Council of Jewish Women-Peninsula Section’s Generation Next, wrote a letter to federal, state and local officials to have them proclaim Oct. 11 as Day of the Girl Child in connection with the United Nations’ international day.

Lawrence golf captures Five Towns Cup

It took two playoff holes, but the Lawrence Men’s Golf Club defeated the Rockaway Hunting Club team on Oct. 7, to win the annual Five Towns Cup Tournament. The competition was also played on Oct. 1.

A winning homecoming for Lawrence schools

The parade began at Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park and wound its way to Lawrence High School as students faculty and alumni celebrated the annual homecoming on Oct. 7, that this year welcomed the class of 1967.

Valley Stream man charged in two Lawrence burglaries

A Valley Stream man was arrested by Nassau County Fourth Squad detectives for burglaries of a Lawrence eatery on Aug. 30 and Sept. 4.

Police: Hewlett Harbor woman arrested for driving drunk with kids

A Hewlett Harbor woman was arrested on Oct. 14 for driving drunk with three children in the car in the North Shore community of East Hills, police said.