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An online course hosted by the Nassau County Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Museum, “Preserving Your Family Story: How to Prepare a Personal Presentation about the Holocaust,” is geared towards aiding second and third  generation descendants of Holocaust Survivors bring their family’s stories and experiences to life in order to inform posterity. more
A threatening note slipped into a package of Five Towns Jewish Times newspapers that were left on the doorstep of Rabbi Kenneth Hain’s Lawrence home on Jan. 15 attacked Hain for “aligning your behavior with the radical anti- American Democrats,” and called for him to resign. The person or persons who wrote the note also claim that Hain protects people “who have spewed hatred towards all Jews, including yourself.” more
Woodmere Academy graduate Dr. David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration who was named to President-elect Joe Biden's coronavirus task force in November was now chosen to be the chief science officer for the vaccine drive to stop the spread of coronavirus. more
Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau County police officer, was to be sworn in Friday as Long Beach’s new top cop after a farewell ceremony at Nassau police headquarters.  Instead, … more
Hewlett-Woodmere School District began winter break after school on Dec. 18. Students and faculty eagerly awaited their well-deserved rest from virtual learning, but for Hewlett High School students, … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
Lawrence School District officials said that the State Education Department has allowed the kosher food distribution program that provides up to 21,000 households with food every Wednesday was extended another week, Jan. 20, while the SED awaits data from the school district. The program is a partnership between the Lawrence School District and Lawrence-based Elite Caterers. more
One day after New Year’s Day, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway welcomed its first baby of 2021. Rockaway residents Taniqua Dicy Bradley and fiancée, Thomas Franklin Witcher, said hello to their baby girl, Treasure Storm Witcher, at 6:35 a.m. She was born at 6 lbs., 12 oz, and 19.5 inches long. more
Battling an autoimmune disease, not being able to use the school laboratory and worrying about contacting enough people to complete a survey were the individual obstacles that a trio of Five Towns students faced in completing the projects that led them to be named semifinalists in the prestigious 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search. more
Most of the activities and the normal way of life we were familiar with before the coronavirus pandemic have disappeared or retreated to the virtual world of Zoom and other web-based platforms. more
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