A new era has arrived for Rambam Mesivta Maimonides High School.
Believing she has a responsibility to the Jewish people in New York state — which has the largest Jewish population in the country — Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled plans on Sept. 19 for a State Anti Hate in Education Center & Annual Convening next summer. She made the announcement at the Center for Jewish History in downtown Manhattan.
Two months after presenting an application to build outside the perimeter of the Coastal Conservation District, the Woodmere Club owners — Efrem Gerzsberg and Robert Weiss — has attorney Christian Browne introduce the identical plan to the Woodsburgh village Board of Appeals on Sept. 20.
Despite the absence of the celebrant, family and friends of former state Sen. Carol Berman marked her 100th birthday with an intimate gathering at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club on Sept. 21.
To help navigate the path from high school to college, Ellen Karcinell, a seasoned instructor on essay writing, test prep and college applications, shared her best tips with students at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library on Sept. 19.
Illegal road racing remains a source of worry for Five Towns residents.
It was the 2019-20 season of the High School Hockey League of Nassau County and the Lynbrook Hewlett-Woodmere and East Rockaway middle school hockey team was making a big push for the playoffs with a lot of momentum. But then, Covid-19 happened, everything including the season shut down right when the first round was about to start.
From the writing of the letters in the Torah scroll at the home of Rabbi Zalman and Rebbetzin Chanie Wolowik in Woodmere to the dancing in the street to 74 Maple Ave. in Cedarhurst, the home of the Chabad of the Five Towns the new Torah was celebrated on Sept. 10.
The Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence is ringing in the start of the school year with its after-school program that serves as a gathering spot for children in the community.
Posters, balloons, flowers and gifts on the field or the court? It must be Senior Night.
Morris “Mitty” Kramer was a low-key kind of guy. He used to dress in muted-colored shirts and blue jeans. He was soft-spoken, self-deprecating and had quite the head of thick silver hair. …
Drive a mere exit or two on any of Long Island’s main thoroughfares, and you are sure to see at least one roadside shrine remembering the victim of a fatal car crash.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is, unfortunately, usually in the news for billion-dollar boondoggles. But local issues and corporate governance problems plague the agency . . .
With our children back in classrooms and the leaves beginning their autumnal change, the nation is highlighting another vital milestone as we observe September as National Recovery Month.
Every September, the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly wreaks havoc, confusion and congestion for everyone who must travel to and from Manhattan.