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Ashley Zumba, 15, was last seen leaving a church on Newton Boulevard in Freeport Friday at 7:30 p.m., police said. more
To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and … more
Hewlett High School senior, Alec Fischthal, of North Woodmere, competed in the “Jeopardy!” teen tournament last week and finished in second place. He won $50,000 in prize money. more
By the time Mahalia Desruisseaux was 6 or 7 years old, she had already decided that she would be a doctor. The now 46-year-old recalls her frequent trips to the Haitian orphanage run by her father, where her mother was a teacher. She saw firsthand her parents’ desire to help those who are less fortunate, which they passed on to their daughter. more
For some people, the best part of Thanksgiving is the food. For others, it’s gathering with loved ones. The Cedarhurst-based Marion &Aaron Gural JCC hosted four sessions of a holiday dinner for its Russian Division at North Woodmere Park’s Recreational Building on Nov. 22 and 23 to combine cuisine and camaraderie. more
President-elect Donald Trump's succinct declarative tweet “Fidel is dead” was followed by scathing remarks about Fidel Castro’s legacy after the longtime Cuban leader’s death on Nov. 25 at 90. more
View the artwork and get acquainted with artist Galina Lampert at a reception on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. more
Woodmere resident and long-time influential reporter for the New York Post, Carl Pelleck, died from esophageal cancer at his home on Nov. 9. He was 84. more
Surrounded by two of her four grandchildren, her two sons and a daughter-in-law, Laura Greenbaum celebrated being 99 with about 90 fellow Holocaust survivors at the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC’s 16th annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon a week before the holiday. more
To once again honor the memory of an Inwood volunteer firefighter who died in the line of duty nearly two years ago, and eliminate an offensive word, the Town of Hempstead has begun the process of renaming what is called Negro Bar Channel, a waterway near Jamaica Bay, to Joseph Sanford Jr. Channel. more
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