Remembering ‘Goody’ with laughter in Woodmere

Untreated mental health issues can potentially lead to devastating outcomes. A local comedian is trying to bring solutions to the surface through comedy.

Designing Lawrence village’s flood mitigation project

An $8.776 million drainage improvement project for the Village of Lawrence is expected to have a shovel hitting dirt in the summer of 2020, according to Nassau County officials and the engineers from the firm LKMA.

Hewlett-Woodmere, Lawrence school districts are mobile

Brandon Rebel is a typical high school freshman, very young looking, smallish and surrounded by friends. But over the course of two days Rebel created four GIFs for the overhauled Lawrence School District website.

Winning Take 5 lottery ticket sold in Hewlett

New York Lottery officials announced on Feb. 21, that a winning ticket for the Feb. 20 TAKE-5 drawing was sold at Meet Cards & Gift Inc. at 1753 Peninsula Blvd. in Hewlett.

Hewlett's Lipson rolls to county title

It wasn’t until the morning of Feb. 9, with the Nassau County girls’ bowling individual championships just a few hours away, that Samantha Lipson decided she’d give it a shot.

LWA Antics

Becoming better and stronger helping in Puerto Rico

Thirteen Lawrence Woodmere Academy students traveled to San Juan in order to help the Hurricane Maria-devastated island from Feb. 13 to 18. Through two reforestation projects and a beach cleanup, the LWA students helped transform a humble community in Puerto Rico. It was an absolute honor to be one of these students.

Five Towns Chabad honors supporters and leaders on Feb. 24

The Jean Fischman Chabad Center of the Five Towns invites community members to attend its Feb. 24 gala honoring several primary supporters and other leaders for their commitment and compassion.

Sports Night with Hewlett Elementary School at Woodmere Middle School

Hewlett Elementary School second- and third-graders and their parents appeared to have a great deal of fun at the second annual Sports Night overwhelmingly approved by Principal Colleen O’Hara, happily sponsored by the HES PTA — Co-Presidents Rosalyn Perrotta and Elizabeth Tucker — and safely coordinated by Game Time coaches Peter Gatto and Kevin Olsen.

Lawrence honors life-saving first responders

More than two months after several first responders teamed up to help revive basketball referee Larry Miller. The Inwood resident suffered a heart attack a Dec. 1 game. Lawrence School District officials honored them on Feb. 6. Miller, a ref for 48 years and a retired police officer, collapsed in the third quarter of a home game against Locust Valley.

Music and dancing at Davis Renov Stahler's Parent-Son Melave Malka

The entire Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys family, rabbis, parents, and students gathered to honor the positive spirit of being Jewish at the Woodmere school’s 22nd annual Parent-Son Melave Malka on Feb. 9.

Lawrence hedge fund founder Murray Huberfeld sentenced in bribery scheme

Lawrence resident Murray Huberfeld, who founded Platinum Partners hedge fund, was sentenced on Feb. 12 to 30 months in prison for his role in a bribery scheme that also resulted in the incarceration of Norman Seabrook, the former head of the Correction Officers Benevolent Society.

Smile for East Coast Endodontics Volunteer Day in Hewlett

In conjunction with the Coalition for Concerned Medical Professionals, Hewlett-based East Coast Endodontics performed 15 free root canals on 10 patients during its 13th annual Volunteer Day on Feb. 12.

Harbor Grill in Hewlett now serving lunch, brunch and dinner

A circular bar, 30 tables, including a few by the street level windows and a menu that includes Mediterranean-American dishes for lunch, brunch and dinner are now being served at the Harbor Grill at …

Woodmere resident Shari Diamond promoted to partner of Bohemia-based Cerini & Associates

With Cerini & Associates, LLP since 2008, Shari Diamond, of Woodmere, was promoted to partner with the Bohemia-based accounting firm. Diamond works primarily with the firm’s school district clients providing internal audit and claims audit services.

Hoops for Hope, Peninsula Kiwanis donate to Hewlett-based SIBSPlace

At the Hewlett High School boys’ varsity basketball game on Feb. 8, Hoops for Hope presented SIBSPlace and Peninsula Kiwanis with a facsimile check for $2,000.

Cedarhurst and Woodmere package thief is arrested

Police have arrested a New Jersey man for the alleged theft of packages from a Cedarhurst home and two houses in Woodmere on Feb. 16.