Remediating an Inwood and Far Rockaway site

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is reviewing an application from Coland Realty LLC that would incorporate a section of the Far Rockaway Long Island Railroad line that includes …

Woodsburgh implements ban on subdividing

Woodsburgh residents will have to wait at least six months to subdivide their property. On Oct. 29, the village board voted to implement a 180-day moratorium on the subdivision of land in the small …

The Woodsburgh family that customizes together stays together

Jeep drivers will recognize the itch that struck Mario Joseph. His family lost their cars in Hurricane Sandy, and after a couple years of driving a Honda Odyssey, the Woodmere resident decided it was …

Far Rockaway resident killed in Lawrence

Far Rockaway resident Naftali Rhodes, 34, was struck and killed while walking on Central Avenue by a 2016 Freightliner truck headed north on the Nassau Expressway and was being driven by a man, 37, at 1:48 p.m. on Nov. 8, according to the Nassau County police.

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting raises fears for South Shore shuls

In the aftermath of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, Five Towns Jewish congregants were understandably …

Hewlett Happenings

Hewlett High School activities and fall are in full swing

Student Council decorated the hallways for Hewlett High School’s Fall Festival last week. Pumpkins and haystacks adorned the entranceway, and streamers hung from the ceilings. Hewlett High students …

The bagels’ new boss in Hewlett

Regulars at Bagel Boss on Peninsula Boulevard in Hewlett may have noticed a different face behind the counter while ordering their food. Randy Rosner is now managing the location from his brother …

Hawks capture pre-season tournament

Jacob Steinmetz scored 22 points and Benjamin Witkes drilled a trio of three-pointers in what was a pivotal fourth quarter of the championship game of the inaugural North Shore Hebrew …

Community Chest South Shore honors Diane and Michael Rattner

Woodmere residents Diane and Michael Rattner were the honorees at Community Cheat South Shore’s ninth annual Neighbors in Need fundraiser at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club in Lawrence on …

Ogden’s Bulldog Buddies deliver

Ogden Elementary School’s fifth-grade Bulldog Buddies delivered the gifts and money raised through the Hewlett-Woodmere school’s dance-a-thon. The students donated $4,362.50 and 20 full bags of …

Kosher respite opens at St. John’s Hospital

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital that serves the Rockaway Peninsula, Five Towns a several other South Shore communities celebrated the Oct. 28 grand opening of its new Achiezer kosher respite room …

Lawrence resident attends engineers conference

Ariel Steinlauf, from Lawrence, was one of the 28 New York Institute of Technology College of Engineering and Computing Sciences students that attended the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Conference …

Village court is now in session

The Supreme Court has its first Monday in October, when it begins hearing cases during a new court calendar year, and the newly established court in the Village of Hewlett Neck held it’s inaugural …

Five Towns Pediatrics embezzler pleads guilty

Peter Singh, the Selden resident accused of embezzling more than $3 million from Five Town Pediatrics, PC, a local pediatric practice, in Woodmere and Bellmore pleaded guilty on Nov. 7.

Hewlett High grad ran for state AG

If you looked down the ballot on Election Day under the Attorney General column, Hewlett High School, administrators, teachers and students from the late 1960s and very early ’70s might have …

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A new course for women, “Larger Than Life,” explores the key Jewish values that have shaped the moral compass of Western society and were so influential in molding that civilization.

Police: Scooter riders struck man in Cedarhurst

Two young men, one 15 to 17 years old, who was the alleged driver of a green electric motorized scooter, the other the passenger considered 10 to 13, apparently struck a 54-year-old man outside of the Wok Tov kosher Chinese restaurant at 394 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst on Sept. 14.