Multivariable calculus adds up for Lawrence students

A dozen top-notch Lawrence High School students are part of Lawrence School District’s Double Accelerated Mathematics program.

Hewlett knocks off MacArthur

Fourth-seeded Hewlett got the early jump on No. 5 MacArthur in Monday’s Nassau Class B boys’ lacrosse quarterfinal with two goals in the opening minute and rode big efforts from Sam Rovner (five goals), Alex Vadaro (one goal, six assists), Rob Levitz (11 faceoff wins) and Ryan May (three goals) to a convincing 11-3 victory.

New HES principal aims to hit the ground running

After 23 years in a classroom or an administrative office, Colleen O’Hara was appointed as principal of Hewlett Elementary School at the May 16 Hewlett-Woodmere Board of Education meeting, succeeding current principal Christopher Uccellini, O’Hara had been the assistant principal of Hewlett Elementary since 2013. She had also occupied the same position at Woodmere Middle School from 2007 to 2013 and at Islip Middle School from 2004 to 2005.

Lawrence Lately

Taking pride in being a ‘Tornado’ forever

After four long years of tireless work and endless classes, seniors at Lawrence High School look forward to moving to a bright future.

Getting to know DRS, Merit scholar senior

Starting high school could be a scary and nervous experience, but not for the incoming ninth-graders at Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere. At DRS’s annual get together for its new class, the 94 would-be freshmen took part in the school’s Yom Achdut event for the class of 2020.

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology opens

What has become a very familiar sight across Long Island is now open at 625 Rockaway Tpke., Lawrence — a Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology practice co-owned by the husband and wife team of Drs. Steven and Susan Mendelsohn. Steven is the managing partner of Zwanger-Pesiri.

CALE celebrates 69th year; supervisor, two volunteers honored

Longtime volunteers Dr. Andrea Golden, a dentist, and Rhonnie Fischman, along with Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen were honored at the Center for Adult Life Enrichment’s annual luncheon at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor on May 17.

Showing off Yeshiva Darchei Torah

Yeshiva Darchei Torah students introduced U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to a few Jewish blessings, what they think of poetry, how they learn in one-on-one settings, what they build and how they pray as the federal Cabinet member toured the Far Rockaway boys’ school on Wednesday.

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo for SIBSPlace

SIBSPlace held its annual auction fundraiser with 270 people at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor on May 5. The theme in conjunction with the date was Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday celebrated annually on May 5. Cinco de Mayo is Spanish for “Fifth of May” and commemorates the unlikely victory of the Mexican Army over superior French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

Builders Club members are busy

This school year the Woodmere Middle School Kiwanis Builders Club, sponsored by the Peninsula Kiwanis, has held three fundraisers and one food and cleaning supplies drive. They began the year by raising funds for the Kiwanis UNICEF Eliminate project. For their second project, a food drive was conducted for hurricane victims.

Woodmere resident attends U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Cindy Grosz, of Woodmere, was one of several Five Towns residents who attended the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14. She noted that people had to take a bus and pass through two security areas before entering the event location.

SNCH doctors urge parents to limit screen time for children

Youngsters on Long Island are spending way too much time in front of screens, according to a survey performed by South Nassau Communities Hospital, and its doctors are urging parents to crack down on …

$3 million embezzled from Woodmere medical practice

Between 2004 and 2018, Peter Singh, 43, of Riviera Drive, Selden, allegedly embezzled more than $3 million from Pediatric Healthcare of Long Island in Woodmere, according to police. After turning himself into Nassau County detectives he was arrested on May 15.