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Gammy's Pantry announces scheduling changes

Gammy’s Pantry, a free food bank run by Inwood resident Sasha Young out of the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence announced scheduling changes for their mass family food …

Five Towns schools, museums discuss Phase Four reopening process

As Long Island entered Phase Four of New York state's mandated reopening stages on Wednesday, a pair of Five Towns school districts and a museum in Lawrence are still awaiting guidance from the state and the Town of Hempstead on how best to reopen.

Ogden Elementary School celebrates graduation 'Grease' style

Taking their cue from the Tony Award-winning Broadway show “Grease” that became two movies and countless school productions, Ogden Elementary School in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District celebrated the graduation of its fifth-graders with a 1950s-style car parade on June 28.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital VP Terri Coyle receives excellence award

The United Hospital Fund, a nonprofit organization that advocates for netter health care, gave its Excellence in Health Care Award to Terri Coyle, the vice president of behavioral health for St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway.

Gural JCC forms two Covid related support groups

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst has formed two new weekly support groups. The "Moving Forward After Covid-19" group will be hosted by Lisa …

Lawrence schools aims to enhance its digital infrastructure

The Lawrence School District and schools within its boundaries that have filled out requests could have a total of a little more than $1 million through a New York state grant to buy technology equipment and enhance digital infrastructure.

Five Towns Community Center has census information center

The Five Towns Community now has what is being called a popup census station to dispense information on the importance of the census through an unspecified amount of money from The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC from a UJA-Federation of New York grant .

NCJW donates $4,000 to aid Gural JCC’s SHOP in Cedarhurst

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in another crisis, people not having enough food because of the unemployment caused by the state-mandated closures of many businesses. In an effort to help …

Hempstead Town Lacrosse Academy underway

Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin was joined by Town Board members to announce the Town of Hempstead Lacrosse Academy is welcoming back campers for summer workout sessions with social distancing guidelines in place.

Five Towns shuls receive federal funding for security

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the 4th Congressional District, announced that the United States Department of Homeland Security has awarded roughly $1.3 million to 14 Jewish and other …

NCJW thrift store in Lawrence is open

Marci Last and Lori Grossman co-managers of the National Council of Jewish Women-Peninsula Section thrift store in Lawrence. The NCJW seeks to turn progressive ideals into action, and by applying …

Talking Yankees history with Marty Appel in Temple Israel of Lawrence virtual discussion

From answering Mickey Mantle’s fan mail to becoming the public relations director for the New York Yankees at the age of 24, award-winning author and producer Marty Appel shared his experiences …