A Garden City attorney has sent a notice of claim on behalf of Cedarhurst resident Cheryl Friedman to several government entities and two utilities that a $35 million wrongful death lawsuit will be filed by the end of the year, after Friedman’s husband, Dr. Richie Friedman, was struck by a car and died in the Village of Lawrence on Dec. 1.
Dr. Hindi Krinsky, an English teacher and curriculum coordinator at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School, died last August at age 32, after what was described as a brief illness. Her husband, Cedarhurst resident Dovid Kanarfogel, 34, felt inspired to do something impactful in her memory.
A 300-year-old house on East Rockaway Avenue in Hewlett that has been used as a sanctuary and resource center for people and their families who are enduring cancer has been transformed by the “George To The Rescue” team into a modern oasis of tranquility.
Traffic volume, vehicle collisions and possible illegal drinking and drug usage are the issues that Arlington Road resident Avi Hamias brought up at the March 4 Village of Cedarhurst board of trustees meeting.
At Shulamith High School’s fourth annual Book Day keynote speaker Charlie Harary had the strongest impact with a story related to a sport not played at the all-girls school in Cedarhurst.
Inwood native and Lawrence High School alumna Nicole Russell has held a good job at Madison Square Garden, established a not-for-profit organization and is a published author since her 2004 graduation.
Roughly 32 million men across the United States that stand 5 feet 8-inches and under and the average height of an American man is 5 feet 9.5 inches (investing.calsci.com), and 5-10 and Under, a relative newcomer to the world of men’s fashion, wants to dress them all with properly fitted shirts, pants, belts and ties.
After winter break, Lawrence Woodmere Academy students and staff have come back in full force. We kicked off our first week back with the annual Multicultural Assembly. Performances included songs from students’ cultures, stories of students’ ancestors, and an iMovie of students’ family members who came from different places around the world. This is just another example of how LWA is a true family. It’s moments like these that remind us of who we are and our genuine care for one another.
For the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School’s class of 1994, the 25-year reunion on March 2, was a bittersweet gathering of fellow graduates, to celebrate friendship and also remember Daniella Vogel, who died one week before the event. Daniella had truly believed that she would attend the reunion and, although she was not there in person, her friends reunited to honor her memory.
In the March 19 Village of Cedarhurst board of trustees election, Mayor Benjamin Weinstock along with board trustees Ari Brown and Israel “Izzy” Wasser were all re-elected.
The Franklin Early Childhood Center in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District welcomed several “countries” at its annual One World celebration on March 5 at the Hewlett school. Students at FECC are in pre-K to first grade.
Michael Greenfield, from Cedarhurst, was promoted to partner of consumer products at the Manhattan-based firm of Anchin, Block & Anchin. Greenfield a certified public accountant, has 17 years of experience, with retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and service companies in the fashion, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution industries. He provides accounting and auditing services.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula that also serves the Five Towns, has partnered with Alteon Health to provide management and staffing services within the Far Rockaway facility’s emergency medicine program.
As part of the Orthodox Union’s Teach NYS Mission to Albany on March 12, many yeshiva parents, staff and student met with their state legislators to campaign for full reimbursement for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programming along with more money for building security.
The Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association held its general membership meeting and networking event at the Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Woodmere on March 12.
The fire that damaged two houses on First Street in Cedarhurst on March 16 was allegedly set by a man who is charged with attempted murder and several other charges after he argued with his parents and allegedly stabbed his father several times, police said.