Being a lifeguard, a staple of summer employment, has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic, as there is a shortage of lifeguards across the nation and on Long Island.
Lori Skonberg grew up with dyslexia — difficulty with learning to read or interpret words, letters and other symbols — at a time when discerning such disorders was not as common as it is now.
Multiple fire departments, including the Lawrence-Cedarhurst F.D., along with the Nassau police responded to a house fire on Lawrence Avenue in Lawrence on June 17 at 11:10 p.m., police said.
With the growing recognition of Juneteenth as a day to commemorate a moment in American history that resonates loudly with Black people, Inwood resident Ilyassha Shivers, along with his family and his church, the Wings of Faith Outreach Ministries, will hold a celebration on Saturday at Inwood Park.
We applaud when new businesses open in our community, providing jobs, much-needed tax revenue and convenience to our residents. However, while working to attract these companies, we cannot neglect to …
Last Nov. 8, I was kayaking in Emory Creek in Freeport, just north of the Narrows, when I spotted what I thought was a chunk of garbage floating in the waterway and paddled over to collect it.
After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, unified basketball returned to Hewlett High School for its second season.Unified basketball was founded in 2008 and is an inclusive sports …
A bill in the state legislature that would name a portion of the Nassau Expressway after longtime Inwood resident, businessman and civic organizer Pete Sobol is now one step closer to passing.
The results are in for the election in the Village of Hewlett Harbor that featured four candidates running for two trustee seats in an at-large election. Incumbent Trustees Leonard Oppenheimer and …
Without any contested races in the Atlantic Beach and Lawrence village elections there was no mystery who was elected or re-elected on June 15.
Gammy’s Pantry provides food to families across the Five Towns and some of that food is grown right in Lawrence in the garden at the Five Towns Community Center.
It began in 2019, was interrupted because of the coronavirus in 2020 and returned his year with 120 participants, 86 of them in-person who took part in what was billed as the second annual Brandeis 5K Run on June 13. Another 34 took part virtually and more than $15,000 was raised.
The rickety wooden floating dock and deteriorated timber-laden bulkhead is gone, replaced by a modern-looking and a very stable ramp that leads to a pair of launches where people can push out their canoes, kayaks and personal water craft into Motts Basin, and the boat ramp was replaced and the entire space is augmented by two grassy areas with eight benches.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway has opened a state-of-the-art behavioral health wing in its emergency department.
Seventh-graders the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach in Woodmere built musical instruments all made of recycled materials in Rina Korman’s science class.
The Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway, which usually takes part in New York City’s annual Celebrate Israel Parade like many Jewish schools, submitted a video of how the school community marks the Jewish state’s anniversary as the parade was canceled for a second consecutive year because of the Covid pandemic.
Near game time of the first Hewlett-Woodmere Little League All-Star game, the sun began to peak out from the clouds and the temperature climbed as the Minors level players tossed their first pitch around 12:30 p.m.
It’s nearly summer, and the boating season is now upon us. That means speedboats and personal watercraft roaring along our coastline.
After 15 months, hundreds of miles, 800 pages and 40 hours of audio, I listened to the closing words of my book this week, and it was good.
The recently completed census became controversial because of political interference, but the results are still important. This is especially true when . . .