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Kaminsky hosting holiday toy drive

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) is hosting a holiday toy drive to benefit local children in need.    Donations of unwrapped gifts will be accepted at Kaminsky's district …

Calling all New York Mets and baseball fans

New York Mets fans have much to be excited about from a new owner to a team that appears on the cusp of singing impact free agents to discss the Mets past, present and future author and Mets expert Brett Topol will visit Peninsula public Linrary through Zoom on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.

Celebrate Hanukkah with Temple Israel of Lawrence

Temple Israel of Lawrence will host a virtual Hanukkah celebration on Friday, Dec. 11 with virtual dinner at 6 p.m. and the virtual service an hour later. Dinner can be ordered from the Lido Deli or have your meal.

Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department members honored

Four members of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department were reognized for their life-saving efforts by Town of Hempstead officials.

Parking lot controversy embroils Lawrence School District

The Lawrence School District is literally tearing down an old playground at the Number Four School to build a parking lot, a project that district officials said was in the works for months before construction began on Nov. 24.

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Rabbi Boruch Bender of Far Rockaway, CEO/Founder Achiezer

I  certainly never thought in my lifetime that we would have lived through such a period.  

Far Rockaway man arrested for Lawrence assault

A Far Rockaway resident who allegedly inappropriately touched a Burlington Coat Factory employee also was said to have become combative twice had to be subdued by Nassau County police officers after his arrest on Nov. 27, according to police.

Thanksgiving parade hosted at Ogden Elementary

Ogden Elementary School in Valley Stream held their own kind of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in front of the school. Roughly 30 students and their families decorated their cars similar to …

St. John’s Hospital to open Rockaway Park health center

As of Dec. 3, the Rockaway Peninsula will have a new state-of-the-art health center, according to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital officials as it opens a new medical practice at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park.

Inwood firefighters honored by Hempstead town

Inwood Chief Anthony Rivelli Jr. and ex-Chief Thomas Pandolfo represented the fire department’s water rescue team and were recognized for the department’s role in a July 23 rescue at the first-ever Town of Hempstead Drive-Thru Firematic Awards ceremony held at Town Park Point Lookout on National First Responders Day on Oct. 28 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Atlantic Beach roadwork begins on Monday

As part of the continuing Ocean Boulevard project, roadwork will begin the week of Nov. 30 on Ocean Boulevard between The Plaza and Dutchess Boulevard. The work will include a new driving lane, parking medians, curbing, ramps in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and drainage.

Positive Covid case reported at Lawrence High School

The 10th reported positive Covid-19 case in the Lawrence School District was reported on Nov. 30, coming from the high school. Nov. 25, a Wednesday, was the last full day the person was in the building, Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen stated in a text message.