An overnight fire in Gourmet Glatt's basement forced the Cedarhurst store to temporarily close.
Three years before enlisting, a then 15-year-old Paul Glasgow remembered listening to the New York Giants football game on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941. A longtime member of the American Legion Lawrence-Cedarhurst Post 339, Glasgow, 90, served in the Army Air Corps. during World War II from 1944 to 1946 in Georgetown, British Guiana.
Nonprofit social-service agencies like the Five Towns Community Center were facing steep funding cuts by Nassau County as late as Monday night.
In his 17 years as a member of Young Israel of Woodmere, the largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue on Long Island’s South Shore, collecting money for a fire truck has been the shul’s most unique fundraising effort, President Yehuda Poupko says.
On Tuesday residents in the Atlantic Beach, Hewlett Bay, Inwood, Meadowmere Park, North Lawrence and Woodmere fire districts can go to the polls and vote for their respective fire commissioners. Most terms are five years, except for special cases. The terms begin on Jan. 1.
Teachers from Yeshiva of South Shore in Hewlett and the school’s principal, Rabbi Avraham Friedman, met with Lawrence Elementary School Principal Rina Beach, an assistant principal and a social worker to discuss mindfulness on Nov. 17.
Nearly 60 stores and restaurants took part in the Cedarhurst Business Improvement District’s Black Friday/Midnight Madness event that included sales on Nov. 25, 26 and 27 in businesses along Central and Cedarhurst avenues.
Cedarhurst-based Rock and Wrap It Up! held it’s 26th annual Thanksgiving feast at St. John Baptist Church in Far Rockaway on Nov. 24. More than 800 meals were served by more than 270 volunteers in four, two-hour shifts. There was also takeout, free taxi service and volunteers drove dozens of families home with their holiday meals and pantry bags.
The Laura Rosenberg Foundation, a 35-year-old Hewlett-based charitable organization, will partially fund a new program at Camp Sunrise that aims to help children with cancer learn state-of-the-art …
While thoughts of the future can simultaneously be both exciting and daunting for young people, nearly 255 excited Woodmere Middle School students attended two presentations by professionals for an introduction to various careers on Dec. 2.
Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School hosted the Ann Neill Memorial Debate Tournament that included both private and public schools on Nov. 30.
Besides the occasional encounters with the holidays’ grinches, I am looking forward to wearing cozy sweaters, slipping on fuzzy socks and drinking delicious hot chocolate.
Howard M. Adelsberg, a Woodmere resident who has a law practice in Cedarhurst and is an arbitrator/mediator for U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the New York State Supreme Courts for Nassau and Queens counties and for the Nassau County Bar Association, has joined Century Mediation Associates in Garden City and Melville as an arbitrator/mediator.
View the artwork and get acquainted with artist Galina Lampert at a reception on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.
More than four years after Hurricane Sandy flooding damaged the streetlights along the Nassau Expressway, the Village of Lawrence has moved ahead with repairs despite confusion over which government …
Lawrence High School senior Allen Green and science teacher Rebecca Isseroff presented their research at the poster session of the Materials Research Society Fall Symposium 2016 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Mass., on Nov. 29.
Following a two-month investigation by Nassau County police in partnership with the New York office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations and the county's District Attorney's office, four people, including two Five Towns residents, were arrested on Nov. 28 for allegedly selling counterfeit designer items such as handbags, scarves, watches and jewelry valued at more than $200,000, police said. One Five Towner was arrested for marijuana possession.
Using Google Earth to track guano stains — a build up of penguin waste — Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway fifth-graders, with the help of their teacher, Lisa Rosenberg and Dr. Heather Lynch, an associate professor of ecology and evolution at the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, are locating penguin colonies in Antarctica.
Reserve a seat for your 6- to-10-year-old to hear the American Girl story “Kirsten’s Surprise: A Christmas Story” read fireside at Rock Hall Museum.
Through Dec. 16, children can mail letters to Santa Claus as green and red mailboxes set up by Nassau County at six parks.
Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls.