125 years of Lawrence schools impacts many

Lawrence School District celebrated its 125th anniversary earlier this month.

Weekly helping hands at CALE

Each week, a group of about five Hewlett High School students visit the Center for Adult Life Enrichment on the school’s campus to volunteer their time and skills to help the seniors.

HALB honors parents of the year at breakfast

The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB) recognized Mindy and Daniel Aryeh as the Rabbi Dr. Armin Friedman Parents of the Year at its 62and annual breakfast held at the Hewlett Bay Park campus of Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls last month.

Being creative about friendship

1968 is a long time ago even for those of us who were alive in that year (I was 7). So you could only imagine how far away it is for the roughly 30 second-graders being taught by MaryEllen Bighi and Anita Brites at the Lawrence Primary School at the Number Two School in Inwood.

Lawrence sets solid foundation

It has not been an easy season so far for the Lawrence wrestlers out on the mats this winter, as the team has struggled to keep up on the scoreboard in matches against Roslyn, Bethpage and Wantagh. But behind the scenes, Golden Tornadoes head coach Seth Cook feels there is still significant progress being made.

Lawrence schools celebrates 125 years with music

For the second time in four months, an anniversary celebration for Lawrence schools had to be scraped due to bad weather as the Jan. 7 dinner to commemorate the district’s 125 years was postponed because of that Saturday’s snowstorm.

Register for Hewlett-Woodmere pre-K program

Open house for Hewlett-Woodmere School District's pre-K program takes place on Thursday, Jan. 26, and registration will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1 and Thursday, Feb. 2.

Hewlett resident inducted into honor society

Zoe Stryker, of Hewlett, an art education student at Ithaca College, was inducted into the Oracle Honor Society.

Jewelry fun for teens at Peninsula Public Library

Come in from the cold on Monday, Jan. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Peninsula Public Library at 280 Central Ave. in Lawrence for Make a Necklace.

Promoted to law firm partner

Cedarhurst resident Aaron E. Zerykier was named a commercial litigation partner at the law Uniondale-based law firm Farrell Fritz.

Photo exhibit at Temple Israel remembers refugees, commemorates Holocaust

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Temple Israel of Lawrence at 140 Central Ave. in Lawrence will present a photo exhibit “Jewish Refugees in Cyprus en Route to Israel” on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m.

Golf at North Woodmere Park in the winter, yes!

Yes, it is cold out and there could be snow on the ground, but you could golf (weather permitting) at Nassau County’s North Woodmere Park.

A storm is brewing in Hewlett

Learn where weather comes from and what causes a day to be sunny or blustery. The Weather Show: How To Build a Storm with the Traveling Science Team from the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia will be at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library.

Go outside to Grant Park and ice skate

Sharpen you skates, dress warm and get onto the ice at Nassau County’s Grant Park at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Broadway in Hewlett.

Have fun with Legos at Hewlett-Woodmere library

While it’s cold outside, warm up your child’s imagination as they can build whatever their mind conceives on Saturdays and Sundays.

High-flying Owls continue surge

Three days after Lynbrook rallied from an 11-point deficit for an eye-opening victory at Floral Park, the youthful and surging Owls used their depth, confidence and teamwork to overcome another early hole on the way to beating visiting Lawrence last Saturday, 50-35, in a Nassau Conference A-III boys’ basketball matchup.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Nassau Planned Parenthood braces for possible federal defunding

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s staff and supporters said that they are concerned that the Republican-majority chambers of Congress will soon move to strip health centers affiliated with …

SIBSPlace theater players are not Grinches

SIBSPlace held its annual holiday show that 148 people attended on Dec. 23. This year’s 1420 Broadway (SIBSplace address in Hewlett) hit was “The Grinch Who Stole SIBSPlace.”

LWA Antics

Recalling the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact

“Who cares about Martin Luther King? “He didn’t do anything for us.” Statements like these are what prevent our community from progressing.