The racism around us

Reshaping class discussion on race and culture

Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.”

Curbing the high-tide flooding in Inwood

Town of Hempstead officials said they are ready to move on a $2.7 million project federal and state that aims to curb high-tide flooding in a portion of Inwood by installing check vales, drains and raising the roadways.

Lawrence village opposes Woodmere Club plan

Two issues currently dwarf all others in the Village of Lawrence and both were somewhat addressed at the Oct. 10 board meeting.

Come be hypnotized at the Rock Hall Country Fair in Lawrence

Antique cars, a children’s craft area, colonial historians, craft vendors, farm animals, food, make your own scarecrow, a pumpkin patch and this year’s featured entertainment...

UJA honors nine South Shore residents at Seawane Country Club

Alan and Barbara Hartenstein, members of Temple Israel in Lawrence, Hewlett residents Jackie and Dr. Ron Kaminer, Lois and Marc Kemp and Pamela and Dr. Max Scheer, all of the Five Towns...

Positive steps for Lawrence

Though its record may not reflect it, the Lawrence girls’ soccer team has showed noticeable signs of improvement in 2019 and, with an infusion of young talent, is setting itself up for a bright future.

Appreciating the beauty of tzitzit at DRS in Woodmere

Before Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere dedicated a week appreciating the beauty of the mitzvah (good deed) of tzitzit.

Missy Miller honors ‘Women of Distinction’

Dr. Lisa Feit of Lawrence, Diane Mandelbaum from Cedarhurst, Cathy O’Reilly of Atlantic Beach and Inwood resident Sasha Young were among the 11 South Shore residents recognized...

Learning about fire prevention with the Woodmere Fire Department

From riding on the fire trucks to seeing how a fire is extinguished and putting on firefighter and paramedic gear...

HAFTR Highlights

Joining clubs, bonding and a sobering attack

Only one month into the school year and there much going on at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School.

A Giraffe incubator is coming to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway

No, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is not raising giraffes.

Orthodox Union expands the women’s Simchat Torah program

A trio of Five Towns synagogues are taking part in the Orthodox Union Women’s Initiative Simchat Torah Program on Oct. 22 to make the observance of Simchat Torah more meaningful for women in North America.

Friends of the IDF Long Island dinner is Oct. 30

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces expects roughly 500 guests at its annual Long Island dinner to salute honor the men and women of the IDF at Fresh Meadow Country Club...

Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association seeks Hall of Fame nominations

The Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association is asking for nominations of possible inductees to the alumni Hall of Fame that highlights the achievements of Hewlett High School and Woodmere High School graduates...