Remembering ‘Goody’ with laughter in Woodmere

Untreated mental health issues can potentially lead to devastating outcomes. A local comedian is trying to bring solutions to the surface through comedy.

Hewlett-Woodmere, Lawrence school districts are mobile

Brandon Rebel is a typical high school freshman, very young looking, smallish and surrounded by friends. But over the course of two days Rebel created four GIFs for the overhauled Lawrence School District website.

Hewlett's Lipson rolls to county title

It wasn’t until the morning of Feb. 9, with the Nassau County girls’ bowling individual championships just a few hours away, that Samantha Lipson decided she’d give it a shot.

Five Towns Chabad honors supporters and leaders on Feb. 24

The Jean Fischman Chabad Center of the Five Towns invites community members to attend its Feb. 24 gala honoring several primary supporters and other leaders for their commitment and compassion.

Becoming better and stronger helping in Puerto Rico

Thirteen Lawrence Woodmere Academy students traveled to San Juan in order to help the Hurricane Maria-devastated island from Feb. 13 to 18. Through two reforestation projects and a beach cleanup, the LWA students helped transform a humble community in Puerto Rico. It was an absolute honor to be one of these students.

Championship dreams for LWA

Two years removed from a victory in the Private Schools Athletic Association title game, the Lawrence Woodmere Academy girls are hoping to cap off the 2018-19 …

Kids work the dough at Chabad of the Five Towns challah bake

Children from 5 to 13 kneaded, manipulated and molded the dough needed to make the traditional Jewish bread — challah — at the Mega Kids Challah and Babka Bake at The Brandeis School in Lawrence on Feb. 3.

Seasons has new owners

The son of a rabbi who was known for owning an iconic kosher deli on Manhattan’s Lower East Side now owns the nation’s largest kosher supermarket chain. Joseph Bistritzky, his family and a group of investors are the new owners of the six-store Seasons franchise, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last fall.

HAFTR Highlights

Hawks hoops it up, go clubbing and sport their skills

After Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns High School students returned on Jan. 28 from a well-deserved vacation the second semester began with a bang.

Cleaning up spills, preserving the wildlife at The Brandeis school in Lawrence

Fourth-graders in Donna Weiss’s class at The Brandeis school in Lawrence were posed the question: How can we clean up oil spills from our waters to save wildlife?

Grooming their business for success in Hewlett

Artistic Men’s Grooming at 1217 Broadway in Hewlett hosted a traditional grand opening ribbon-cutting in the afternoon and then held a grand opening soiree with kosher cocktails and hors d’oevre and music at 7 p.m., on Feb. 7.

Ringing in the Year of the Pig at Lawrence Primary School

“Gung hay fat choy,” the Cantonese phrase that literally translates to “wishing you great happiness and prosperity,” is a standard way of saying Happy New Year in China.