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Hewlett wrestlers pin down big season

Soon after receiving the unexpected news New York State approved high-risk sports, including wrestling, to begin Feb. 1, Nassau County wrestling coaches sprung into action and devised a plan to align …

North Woodmere native documents grandfather's Holocaust survivor tale in 'The Barn'

Roughly a decade ago, East Rockaway resident Pnina Knopf attended a National Council of Jewish Women health forum, and one of the speakers was Dr. Elana Kastner, an obstetrician and gynecologist with a practice in Valley Stream who is affiliated with NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola.

Hewlett High School juniors create COV-AID

With the coronavirus vaccine continuing to be rolled out in the United States, three juniors at Hewlett High School have begun an initiative that they hope will assist community members in booking …

Congresswoman Rice calls on Cuomo to resign over sexual harassment accusations

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the South Shore's 4th District, called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Monday to resign after a third woman came forward accusing him of sexual harassment. Rice …

Seniors and Holocaust survivors get Covid vaccine in Lawrence

Vehicles pulled into the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Harrison-Kerr Family Campus and staff and volunteers and staff and student volunteers from the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School helped the 150 seniors, which included 60 Holocaust survivors, to receive a first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination on Sunday.

Hewlett-Woodmere ice skating the night away

Hewlett-Woodmere School District students in grades three to eight got to skate the night away or at least two hours on Feb. 23.

Editorial

We need more women elected leaders

It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress.

Gil Bruh named new trustee in Hewlett Harbor

The Hewlett Harbor village board has a new member as Gil Bruh was appointed at the Feb. 11  meeting to replace Jonathan Polakoff, who resigned from the board a few days earlier.

Randi Kreiss

Fighting the other epidemic: QAnon (Part 1)

Oddly, the most offensive remark made by a politician lately (and there are a lot to choose from) came from Marjorie Taylor Greene last month . . .

Lawrence early childhood marks 100 days

School days not are the schools of more than a year ago before the coronavirus pandemic upended everyone’s life.

Nassau police officer assaulted in Inwood

A woman said to be homeless allegedly assaulted a Nassau police officer in Inwood on Feb. 25, police said.

Nomination wanted for Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association Hall of Fame

The Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame, which recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding alumni in the areas of professional achievement and community service. 

Op-Ed

Voting is an act of choice and an exercise of voice

Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.