Losing a member of the extended family

When members approved the agreement intent to sell the 109-year-old Woodmere Club on Super Bowl Sunday, John Wiener, the current club president, was most likely the saddest person in the room.

Hewlett's Pincus repeats as county champ

Hewlett senior Lucas Pincus repeated as a Nassau County wrestling champion last Sunday night at Hofstra when he outlasted Shane Gibbons of Massapequa in the Division I 145-pound title bout, 4-2.

Inbal Menashe, 22

Two years before she graduated Lawrence High School, Inbal Menashe was diagnosed with a very rare form of childhood cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma, that often originates in the long, large bones of the body, including the hip, thigh, shin, chest and arm bones.

Documenting history at the middle school fair

At Woodmere Middle School’s three-day history fair — this year Feb. 6, 7 & 8 — about 250 students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade under the guidance of History Day advisors and eighth grade social studies teachers Vinny Lospinuso and Kathleen Durney, created about 130 projects as individuals or in groups.

Team Innovo advances to the Super-Regionals

The Hewlett High School robotics teams took home 11 of the 22 awards presented, including two category sweeps, at the FIRST Tech Challenge Long Island Championship Tournament held at Smithtown High School West on Feb. 11.

Lawrence Lately

Lawrence seniors bond after a blizzard

All of last week, students at Lawrence High School whispered about the possibilities of a snow day for Feb. 9.

Tradition joins new technology at HAFTR

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns first-graders were given prayer books with their embossed on them during a ceremony in HAFTR’s gymnasium with more than 600 people on Jan. 29.

Arrested for burglary of Inwood house

Inwood resident Jaquan Grandy, 23, of Grand Central Place, was arrested on Monday for the same-day burglary of a Janet Avenue home, also in Inwood, police said.

Five Towns Kiwanis donates equipment to the Valley Stream Fire Department

Five Towns Kiwanis donated pediatric trauma equipment to the Valley Stream Fire Department at its monthly meeting held at Frank’s Steak House in Rockville Centre in December.

DRS students attend AIPAC forum

Senior Evan Goldstein, junior Yakir Sacknovitz, sophomore Aryeh Levine and freshmen Yosef Axelrod, students at Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere attended the three-day American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Israel advocacy and political activism training conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.

Filling up the bagel hole in their stomachs

David Brunelli won the second annual Bagel Boss Bagel Eating contest that took place at both the Hewlett and Hicksville Bagel Boss eateries on Feb. 12.

Hewlett man arrested for 2011 shooting

Police arrested Hamilton Croft, 38, from Hewlett on Feb. 8 for allegedly shooting Daniel Flowers, then 20, in July 2011. Flowers, a Freeport resident, died from injuries related to being shot on Jan. …

Students to campaign against bullying

Students from Hewlett, Lawrence Lynbrook, Valley Stream South and Oceanside high schools are getting ready for the New Horizon Counseling Center’s annual anti-bullying event “Superheroes Against Bullying” on Sunday, March 5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream.

Hoops for Hope raises nearly $7,000 at Hewlett High School

Thanks to all his hard work and the contributions of donors such as Peninsula Kiwanis the annual Hoops for Hope campaign directed by Hewlett High School varsity boys’ basketball coach Bill Dubin raised roughly $7,000 this year.

Beware the snow on March 10?

Jan. 8, Feb. 9, following the pattern of a major snowstorm hitting the Five Towns, could March 10 be the next time?

Decorate a craft at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Wednesday, Feb. 22 and Thursday, Feb. 23 from noon to 6 p.m., come to Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library at 1125 Broadway in Hewlett and decorate your own craft with help from …

Come out and play at Peninsula Public Library

You're invited to play at Peninsula Public Library! Come hang out, relax, and let the little ones enjoy a variety of fun toys to play with. For all ages. No registration required. On Wednesday, Feb. …

See ‘Madagascar’ live in Bellmore

Kids bored? Take them to see Live Children's Musical Theatre, Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. performances of “Madagascar” at The Showplace at the Bellmore Movies at 222 Pettit Ave. in Bellmore.