Juan Vides challenges Melissa Miller in the 20th Assembly District

For the third time in four years, the Assembly race in the 20th District is an open and contested battle, as Juan Vides, an Oceanside businessman, and incumbent State Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican and an Atlantic Beach resident, are the major party candidates.

Hewlett runs past North Shore

North Shore’s Homecoming celebrations were stifled last Saturday as a staunch Hewlett offense stole the show and led the way to a 38-14 victory over Vikings in a Nassau Conference III matchup.

Hewlett Happenings

Football wins, arts festival boosts community spirit

On Sept. 22, the Hewlett High School varsity football team defeated Glen Cove in the homecoming game. The Bulldogs were losing early on but came back in the second half of the game. The crowds were …

HAFTR welcomes new families

Over breakfast in the Hawk’s Nest gymnasium, the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway said hello to many new families on Sept. 16. HAFTR officials said that more than 70 new families have …

Hewlett rallies, ups record to 6-2

After capturing a pair of boys’ volleyball conference titles over a three-year period, Hewlett underwent a season where it failed to win a single match in 2017. As a result, the Bulldogs were dropped down a conference.

Bartending for fun and fundraising

Woodmere resident Ann DeMichael was the guest bartender at the Five Towns Kiwanis Autism Project fundraiser at Angelina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant in Lynbrook on Oct. 4. The three-hour event …

Developing the Yale Daily News website

Hewlett High School class of 2018 graduate and Woodmere resident Lenny Khazan is part of the three-person team that will do web development for the Yale Daily News, the university’s newspaper …

Having a hoppin’ good time

Tropix on the Mile closed its summer season with a Craft Brew Fest last Saturday, spotlighting more than 30 breweries and welcoming over 1,000 beer enthusiasts.

Lawrence resident to be honored at NYU Winthrop gala

Lawrence resident, Harriette Thayer, chairwoman of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Regents, and East Williston resident Dr. James D. chairman of the hospital’s Orthopedic Surgery department will …

Gusoff to speak at Pink Aid

Woodmere native and Hewlett High School graduate Carolyn Gusoff, an award-winning television journalist, will be the guest speaker at Pink Aid Long Island’s fifth annual event, this year …