A contaminated area near Woodmere Middle School that was discovered in 1991 and originally investigated through 1999 will be the topic of discussion at a local meeting concerning the next phase of cleanup.
County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, was arrested after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on June 21.
Police arrested Brian P. Napolitano, 19, of Livingston Place, in Cedarhurst at 5:20 p.m. on June 20, for having 100 pills believed to be Alprazolam (Xanex) that he was allegedly going to sell, and a dozen white pills believed to be Alprazolam and Benzodiazepine were also in his possession.
Because it is lined with beach clubs, Ocean Boulevard is heavily traveled during the summer, which has led to its deterioration. To repair the potholes, resurface the roadway, improve drainage, add a bicycle lane and relocate parking from the shoulder to the center median, the village borrowed $3 million for a project that is nearly completed.
Summer is a time for barbecues and trips to the beach, but it is also the season when insects such as ticks and mosquitoes can be more than bothersome and become health hazards. To help ensure that residents can enjoy the outdoors, two Five Towns villages are taking preventive measures.
Showing a disdain for short-term rentals in the Town of Hempstead, Supervisor Anthony Santino announced that the board plans to prohibit living arrangements that are shorter than 28 days.
Hewlett resident Semion Mosheshvili, 42, was arrested after turning himself into the police at the 123rd Precinct in the Tottenville section of Staten Island just after midnight on June 18, after allegedly shooting a 10-year-old boy in the shoulder at a family gathering in Prince’s Bay last Saturday about 7 p.m.
Two fires that were set last year in Mineola have been connected to a Hewlett resident, according to police.
Visitors to Central Avenue in Cedarhurst village have a new place to eat while out and about with the opening of The G.O.A.T., a kosher sports themed restaurant that began taking reservations on June 4. Located where the Courtside Grill Sports Bar and Brasserie Halevi were, The G.O.A.T. hopes to become a community staple.
Dozens of Five Towns residents packed the Boehm Meeting Room in the Hewlett- Woodmere Public Library on June 6 to voice concerns on the condition and safety of West Broadway, from Mill Road in Hewlett to Rockaway Turnpike in Cedarhurst.
The congregations of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, St. Joachim’s R.C. Church and Our Lady of Good Counsel joined together on June 11 to celebrate Father Thomas Moriarty’s 25th anniversary of his ordainment.
Hewlett High School class of 2009 graduate Jordan Reisch, from North Woodmere, earned his law degree from Harvard Law School, graduating cum laude last month.
Bernie Igielski and Rachel Gleitman, members of the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst, were once again the guest speakers at the Floral Park/Bellrose School District’s Tolerance Day, an event both Five Towns residents have attended all 10 years its been held.
Sophie Riegel, a 10th-grader at Hewlett High School and Hewlett resident, was given the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s Friedlander Upstander Award for standing up to bullying or intolerance.
Lawrence High School senior Erika Kirchner was one of this year’s recipients of the 31st Annual Rock and Wrap It Up! Sid Tanenbaum Awards.
Arthur Quentzel was honored for his devoted service to the Sephardic Temple at its 54th annual testimonial luncheon on June 10 at the synagogue on Branch Boulevard in Cedarhurst.
Three days after Father’s Day, my dad, Harvey, will be here in New York, making his annual visit from Florida. It will be great to see him after another year of just speaking on the phone weekly. We talk every Sunday night around 8 p.m.
With David Friedman, the son of Rabbi Morris Friedman, serving as the U.S. ambassador to Israel in President Donald Trump’s administration, it is a good time to remember a previous president’s visit to Temple Hillel in North Woodmere, where Rabbi Friedman was the spiritual leader.
It’s not the Stanley Cup, but playing in the Long Island Cup final of the Long Island Junior Soccer League is a big enough accomplishment for the U9 Blue Badgers of the Hewlett-Lawrence Soccer Club.
Gift it Forward, located at 445 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst, is a gift shop unlike most. The store’s owner, Miriam Dure, accepts donations of new and some like-new household gifts, art, jewelry, ceramics and crystal and donates the money earned to charities.
The 109th Shavuot confirmation and graduation service in Temple Israel of Lawrence’s history took place on May 31.
Though rain forced the rescheduling of the semifinals and final of the annual Lawrence Men’s Tennis Club Memorial Day tournament, that did not dampen the spirits of a growing membership as a new season got underway at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club.
Sign up for the Kiwanis Marty Mongoni golf outing Take off from work on Monday, July 17 and play golf for the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center Foundation at the Tam O’Shanter Club.