Two longtime friends, members of Lawrence High School’s class of 1966, have partnered to bring a little-known story to the Five Towns that focuses on how a small town in Connecticut forced the German American Bund, an American Nazi organization, to retreat 70 years ago.
Elections for fire commissioners will be held in seven special districts in the Five Towns surrounding communities on Dec. 12. Most terms are five years. Voting is held at each district’s headquarters between 6 and 9 p.m. on that Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Long Island from 6 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday. Expect snow totals between three to five inches.
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem.
Perhaps someday, one of the many Lawrence High School students who conduct high-level research in behavioral science under the guidance of Dr. Stephen Sullivan will study the effects of being …
What was your first job? It may have been a paper route, manning the cash register at McDonald’s or like many adolescents looking to make a little money, babysitting may have been your first taste of work.
Beginning Dec. 12, Jewish people across the globe will light the menorah, spin dreidels and indulge in eating potato latkes to celebrate the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah.
In describing the proper positioning of the Hanukkah lamp, the Talmud (BT Shabbat 21b) states as follows: One places the [Hanukkah] lamp in the doorway of one’s home, on the outside. If one …
More than 2,000 years ago, the Syrian-Greek tyrant who ruled over Jewish Palestine decreed that Jewish religious observance was outlawed in his kingdom. At his command, the Holy Temple in Jerusalem …
We are all aware that at this time of year there are fewer daylight hours in which to conduct our busy lives. As the days grow shorter, Judaism gives us a gift: the opportunity to make our lives glow brighter. That gift is the holiday Hanukkah, which this year begins on the evening of Dec. 12.
Children and adults gathered at the Veterans Memorial Triangle at the intersection of Broadway and West Broadway in Hewlett for the annual Christmas tree lighting on Dec. 3. There was candy canes, cookies, fire trucks, giveaways, hot chocolate and, of course, Santa Claus.
Lt. Dr. Joseph Kenny, a lifelong Inwood resident and 2009 Lawrence High School graduate, led a physical therapy team as part of the U.S. Navy’s humanitarian mission in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria.
A North Woodmere man was arrested for the alleged robbery of a unspecified amount of money from a car on Nov. 10, according to police.
Lynbrook-based Plaza Theatrical Productions performed a post-Thanksgiving show of “Willy Wonka,” Roald Dahl’s indelible children’s tale in front of nearly 300 kids and their parents at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library on Nov. 24.
Most people know who Sandy Koufax is, how many Olympic medals Mark Spitz won at the 1972 Munich games and heard of sports broadcaster Howard Cosell.
The Atlantic Beach-based Richard M. Brodsky Foundation donated $3,000 in toys and clothing to the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst on Nov. 17.
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach), whose 9th Senate District includes the Five Towns and surrounding communities such as Atlantic Beach, is holding a holiday toy drive through Dec. 22.