Parent-Teacher Associations — groups of mothers and fathers who help at school functions — are doing much more these days than baking and selling cookies and cakes to raise money to support the school play.
A fence surrounds the closed Woodmere-Lawrence Methodist Church, at 1023 Broadway in Woodmere, and a notice was recently posted informing passersby that parts of the interior of the church, including electrical wiring, plumbing fixtures and heating and cooling units, are to be removed.
It was a convention like no other. The intensity of this event of colossal proportions and implications, nationally and globally, stirred the highest of passionate emotions in each of the thousands who came from every part of the globe to be a part of history at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Though students and teachers will not return to classrooms until September, the Lawrence School District got a jump on a new school year at the July 12 Board of Education meeting at the middle school by officially appointing Christine Moore as principal of the Lawrence Primary School at the Number Two School — first and second grade — and Christian Paulino as an assistant principal at the high school.
Nassau County police are investigating an incident of gun shots being fired in the apartment complex courtyard of 385 Bayview Ave. in Inwood at 12:01 a.m. on July 22.
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While the thought of going back to school may haunt the minds and hearts of young individuals during the summer months, there is some good that can come from this time of year.
As evidenced by the more than 10,000 people who converged in Cedarhurst to shop at over 80 stores during the Business Improvement District’s 28th annual Summer Sidewalk Sale, the four-day shopping extravaganza showed no signs of decline and proves to be a win-win for both customers and businesses.
Born in Sighet, a town in northern Romania, in the early 1920s, Anna Lieberman Glatt, lived down the street from Holocaust survivor and writer Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, and their neighborhood was not the only thing they shared.
Michelle Buggs, 45, of Inwood, who owns the It’z All 4U restaurant in Far Rockaway was arrested on July 21, and charged with grand larceny second- and third-degree, insurance fraud second- and third-degree and perjury first-degree for allegedly receiving more than $69,000 in disability and workers’ compensation by lying about her injuries and employment status, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said.
While his sights are set on returning to the premier division at Riverhead Raceway in a couple of weeks, John Beatty’s remained sharp behind the wheel and having a blast in what’s become the most popular level at the ¼-mile oval.
Peter Bradbeer and Lauren Peter won the boys’ and girls’ championships, respectively, of the 18th annual Lessing’s American Junior Golf Association (AGJA) Classic played on July 20 and 21 at the Woodmere Club.
“It’s in your face,” Geri Barish, executive director of Hewlett House, president of 1 in 9: The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition, and a breast cancer survivor, said of legislation that became law late last month.
Lawrence homeowners Seth and Rivka Fortgang claim that Cedarhurst residents Ari and Daniella Schwartz are building an exact replica of their Auerbach Lane house from copyrighted design plans, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
A man and woman allegedly caused at least $4,000 in damage and threw merchandise at a store clerk at the Shell gasoline station at 408 Rockaway Turnpike in Cedarhurst at 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, according to police.
To help soldiers feel more appreciated and connected to the people who value their service in the Israel Defense Forces, A Package From Home, an American and Israeli-based organization, encourages donations of a wide variety of items to be sent to the military servicemen and women.
Attendees of the Santa Marina Feast played games, rode attractions and ate traditional Italian foods such as homemade zeppoles for two days: Friday and Saturday, July 15 and July 16 in Inwood.
In an effort to halt the high rate of students not taking standardized state tests — known as the opt-out movement — U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr., the former New York State Education Commissioner, wants to penalize schools with the “needs improvement” designation.
You can still RSVP to the White Party at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club at 101 Causeway in Lawrence to support Cedarhurst-based Rock and Wrap It Up!
Cuban-Jewish leader David Tacher of the Santa Clara community will speak in the U.S. for the first time at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County in the Welwyn Preserve at 10 Crescent Beach Road, in Glen Cove on Sunday, July 31 at 2 p.m. Requested donation of $10. RSVP in advance to Deborah Lom at (516) 571-8040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Head to Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Oark for the annual 4th Precinct Night Out Against Crime at 7 p.m., as well as the Tuesday, Aug. 2 free concert series that continues with a pre-show of balloon fun at 7 p.m., and then about an hour later the JC Revue performs.
Grabs, the kids, chairs, blankets and the popcorn and head to Eisenhower Park in East Meadow to see “King Fu Panda 3” (PG-95 minutes) on the giant screen at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre at the free family movie night on Thursday, Aug. 4 at 8:15 p.m.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. exercise and improve your core strength and flexibility.
Atlantic Beach shows a movie — for free — every Wednesday through July and August.
Starting Tuesday, June 28 and through Aug. 30, the Lido Beach Summer Program sponsored by the Town of Hempstead will take place.