Woodmere Club DEIS decision tabled

The Nassau County Planning Commission tabled its scheduled Sept. 5 vote on whether to accept the draft environmental impact statement for the Woodmere Club to the Sept. 26 meeting.

Tutus and Suspenders in Cedarhurst has nice stuff and best prices

What do you get when you pair two college-educated close-knit sisters with 10-kids worth of clothes experience? The answer is Tutus and Suspenders, a retail clothing store for tots to teenagers, at 574 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst.

Lice Troopers in Lawrence offer a pleasant experience after an annoying infestation

With the school year underway, there is the looming concern of children becoming infested with head lice. There is now a place in the Five Towns that offers an all-natural treatment for it. 

New Sefer Torah dedicated at Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst

Happy faces abounded as the procession proceeded down Spruce Street in Cedarhurst with clapping, dancing and singing that celebrated the dedication of a new Sefer Torah in honor of Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst Rabbi Emeritus Moshe Teitelbaum and his wife, Rebbetzin Sori Teitelbaum.

Engaging the broader Jewish community

A crowd of more than 2,500 is expected at Citi Field on Sept. 22, but not for a baseball game. Instead, the indoor space at the home of the Mets will be transformed into a Hebrew school for a day of studying the Torah and addressing the issues facing Jewish people today.

Lawrence remains full of talent

Lawrence boys’ soccer coach Pat Leary has another collection of skilled, passionate and hard-working group to work with following a conference title and appearance in the Nassau Class A semifinals in 2018.

Woodmere resident's inspiring run for a good cause

Despite recent medical obstacles, Woodmere resident Howard Adelsberg is planning on breaking out his running shoes for the first time in three years for an organization that is dear to him and his family.

Running on the Atlantic Beach boardwalk in Chest’s 5K

The winner was from Hewlett, the third place finisher from Woodmere and Atlantic Beach played host as the annual Community Chest South Shore 5K and Family Walk began by Sunny Atlantic Beach Club on Sept. 1.

Science as a ‘creative outlet’ for HAFTR alum

A 2019 Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School graduate experienced what aspiring scientists might call the experience of a lifetime this past summer. 

Helping the environment by recycling at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

Since Memorial Day, the Five Towns Community Center bottle and can drive fundraiser has taught children the importance of recycling while at the same time raising roughly $500. 

Lawrence High graduate advancing his placement in civic involvement

There are not many taxpaying adults that have children in the Lawrence School District and attend the nearly monthly Board of Education meetings, let alone recent high school graduates, but Amil Virani, who graduated Lawrence High this year, does.

Ambiance Salon in Hewlett teams up with Mondays at Racine Cancer Care Foundation

For Ali Artz it was a staff member who died of pancreatic cancer and for Karla Waldron it is a way for her family to honor the mother they lost to breast cancer.

Highlighting Bonei Olam in the shtetl in Lawrence

Bonei Olam, a worldwide nonprofit that provides millions of dollars in assistance to cover the prohibitive costs of fertility treatments and medical procedures, was recognized by Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman during A Night in the Shtetl in Lawrence on Aug. 12

Hewlett Harbor resident allegedly stole nearly $60,000 from Cedarhurst Republican Committee

John Novello, a Hewlett Harbor resident who ran for trustee last year, was arraigned on a grand jury indictment on Sept. 5 for allegedly stealing more than $59,000 from the Cedarhurst Republican Committee. He was arrested on the same day.

St. John’s Hospital in Far Rockaway receives two awards

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and the organization’s Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.

Barry Tech student inducted into national honor society

Stacey Garcia Orellana from the Hewlett-Woodmere School District, a cosmetology student at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech, was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

Lawrence Lately

Getting back to the activities and studying, and hello to Chromebooks at Lawrence High

It has been a relaxing few months since the end of the school year back in June. However, summer break has officially come to a close, and the students at Lawrence High School are eager to see their friends and teachers again as classes resume.

Prepping the teachers at HAFTR

Administrators and teachers from the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway early childhood, middle and lower schools joined together for a day of professional development for the new school year at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst on Aug. 28.

Busy first days at MSH

The first week at Midreshet Shalhevet High School were full of activities ranging from...

Lawrence School District greets a new school year

Lawrence School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen and middle school Principal Willis Perry were outside a side door of the Broadway Campus building to greet bus drivers, parents, security guards, students, teachers and teacher aides on the first day of school on Sept. 5

Back at HAFTR Elementary School, again

After a summer of fun and possibly some reading, Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Elementary School students re-entered the building on Washington Avenue in Lawrence on Sept. 4.

New Horizon Counseling Center receives over 700 backpacks from Old Navy

New Horizon Counseling Center received more than 700 backpacks and school supplies for children in need its clinics through a partnership with Old Navy.