With scenes filmed in the Five Towns last year, the movie “No Hard Feelings” stars Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and Lawrence Woodmere Academy graduate Andrew Barth Feldman, the R-rated flick will be released on June 23.
The Lawrence-based Brandeis Hebrew Academy had roughly 125 people representing the school on Frost Lane, including alumni, grandparents, parents, students and teachers in the annual Israel parade in Manhattan on June 4.
Sasha Young, of Inwood, the founder of Gammy’s Pantry in the Five Towns Community Center, worked as an aide at the Lawrence school district for over a decade until she was furloughed in April 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded.
It was the battle of the Five Towns. But the contest between the Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence school districts on May 25 was more about uniting than competing, as students at all levels gathered for a Unified Basketball game at Hewlett High School.
When the Covid outbreak halted public gatherings it led to some odd scenes but since the pandemic has waned places of worship like Temple Hillel have adjusted.
A tennis pro that has taught multiple generations of players is teaching weekly lessons for children ages 8 to 14 through a four-week program beginning June 5 at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club.
Blending one of the 20th century’s most horrific events with a project that aims to honor the memories of victims, North Woodmere resident Ella Schwartz wrote her upcoming book “Violin of Hope,” recounting the story of a violin that travels through time from the Holocaust to the present.
A Far Rockaway branch Long Island Rail Road train struck a school bus in Hewlett on June 2.
A man alleged to have committed 16 burglaries between December 201 and May of this year in Cedarhurst, Lawrence and Woodmere was arrested by Nassau police on May 7.
Memory loss is common as we get older. Going to the grocery store and forgetting what you went there for. Trying to remember the name of an actor . . .
As a legislator who served during the height of corruption in Nassau County, I know firsthand how important it is to have mechanisms in place to protect taxpayer money from the pitfalls of waste and fraud.
Of course, we must have a summer to take up the subject of summer reading. Which reminds me of a great book about Krakatoa . . .
Long Islanders have all kinds of non-romantic love affairs. They love their school boards, their teachers and their garbage collectors, and they even show some love for . . .