Michael Albert has made something out of nothing for 30 years

Normally, when people are finished with a household food items such as cereal, they will throw the box out. For Woodmere native Michael Albert, he created art with the empty boxes.

Reading aloud with Hindi’s Libraries at Brandeis

Since its inception, Hindi’s Libraries has tried to bring books to those in need. For World Read Aloud Day, Leslie Gang and Dovid Kanarfogel brought books into the classroom at The Brandeis School in Lawrence.

The Shuster's reflect on 67 years of marriage

For a North Woodmere couple that has been married for more than 67 years, the two keys to making their marriage endure is open communication and giving each other space when needed, they said. 

Hate speech reported at First Lego competition in Mineola

The Hewlett-Woodmere School District is investigating an anti-Semitic incident that reportedly occurred at an event involving the Woodmere Middle School robotics team. 

HAFTR Highlights

Welcoming eighth-graders, visiting NYC and a fun Shabbaton

Welcome back, HAFTR High School! Hoping everyone had a relaxing and fun winter vacation. It did not take long for the students to get right back in the swing of things.

Hewlett bounces North Shore

Making its 14th playoff appearance in the last 15 seasons, Hewlett exploded for 50 points over the second and third quarters on the way to defeating visiting North Shore, 77-61, in a Nassau Class A boys’ basketball outbracket game Thursday night.

Five Towns students earning a place on the dean’s list

Atlantic Beach resident Remy Mollo was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Seton Hall University.

Valentine’s cards for military veterans at Lawrence Elementary

Lawrence Elementary School students — third through fifth grade — created Valentine’s Day card for military veterans that will be distributed to soldiers through the Valentine’s for Veterans program.

Hewlett-Woodmere engraved bricks for sale, support Senior Night

As part of Phase II of the Hewlett High School Commons beautification project, engraved bricks are for sale to support Hewlett High’s class of 2020 Senior Night, and for years to come.

Bristal residents lend their helping hands across the county

Residents of The Bristal, an assisted living facility, including the one in North Woodmere take part in the Helping Hands Community Volunteer Program, which bake, craft, knit and shop for local charities on a monthly basis.