Woodsburgh resident and North Woodmere native David Friedman is awaiting the decision of Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee after nearly fours of questioning by its members on Feb. 16.
About nine years ago, Josh Aryeh took an 8-year-old girl for a ride in a rented Lamborghini convertible. The girl had been diagnosed with cancer at age 4, and had endured numerous surgeries and treatments.
An increase to the number of students eligible for free and reduced-price lunches in the Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence school districts has sparked concerns and revisions to daily operations.
Beginning on Feb. 27, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will be intermittently closing John F. Kennedy International Airport’s arrival Runway 4 Right-22 Left for reconstruction until November.
In the wake of nationwide bomb threats to Jewish community centers last month, including one to the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside, and the evacuations of JCCs in Albany and Syracuse last week, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) sent a letter to the 4th Precinct requesting added security for the two JCCs in the 9th Senate District.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
All of last week, students at Lawrence High School whispered about the possibilities of a snow day for Feb. 9.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Jan. 8, Feb. 9, following the pattern of a major snowstorm hitting the Five Towns, could March 10 be the next time?
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 …
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. …
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.