Hakeem Rahim speaks on mental health at Hewlett High

From recalling his anxiety attack in college to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Hempstead native and mental health speaker Hakeem Rahim detailed his struggles with mental illness and shared signs and symptoms to look for in those who may be suffering from similar issues.

Rising Hewlett has playoff hopes

With Nassau County’s leading scorer serving as the ignition switch, Hewlett girls’ basketball appears on the rise under second-year head coach Anthony Scro.

Woodmere girl cooks up an online show on Kosher.com

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Middle School sixth-grader Rylee Gluck, 11, from Woodmere, is the first-ever host of the online cooking show “Nosh & Nibble” on Kosher.com.

New Nassau County vaping law takes effect

With the new year underway, local shops in the Five Towns are no longer able to sell flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine products.

Going the ‘whole hog’ with Hindi’s Libraries

“I’m right and you’re wrong, I’m big and you’re small, and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

Hewlett senior siblings sit on history panel

Hewlett High School seniors and twin siblings Rachel and Jonathan Miller were part of a panel at the American Historical Association’s 134th annual meeting Jan. 5 at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City.

Celebrating St. John’s New Year baby in Far Rockaway

Born 14 minutes after midnight on New Year’s Day, Kenzo Ezekiel John, 4 pounds, 13 oz. and 18 inches long was welcomed by his parents, Rockaway residents Molly Casiano and Vincent John, at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway.

Three-car crash injures four, traps two in Inwood

Inwood firefighters and emergency medical service volunteers responded to a three-car crash that injured four people at the Exxon gasoline station at the intersection of Sheridan Boulevard and Bayview Avenue at 9:45 p.m., in Inwood on Jan. 11.

Lawrence-based Achiezer marks 12 years of helping

Achiezer, a 12-year-old Lawrence-based community resource center founded and run by Rabbi Boruch Bender, which works with other groups to help families enduring hardships ranging from illness to financial troubles, held its annual dinner at the Sands in Atlantic Beach on Jan. 5.

HAFTR Highlights

Exciting times from Shabbaton to Satran hoops

HAFTR High School has been bustling with many exciting events, including the boys’ Shabbaton, Hanukkah celebrations and the Scott Satran Tournament.

Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni association is seeking Hall of Fame nominations

The Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association is asking for nominations of possible inductees to the alumni Hall of Fame...