Beginning on Oct. 20, the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence will serve as a testing site for Covid-19. Going forward, drive-up and walk-in testing will be available in the rear parking lot …
Kevin Mulligan put a golf club into the hands of his daughter, Kacie, and her year older brother, Brian, as youngsters and whether playing golf for business, competitively or recreation the very visible tools of the sport have rarely left their grips.
Updated Oct. 20 at 11:50 a.m. A group of people saying they are “pro God, pro Trump, pro health and pro cops" are expected to hold what they are calling a “Freedom Rally” on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 8 Park Place at the intersection of Cedarhurst Avenue in Cedarhurst.
Nassau County Police reported on Oct. 19 that an Inwood teenager is missing. Rakiem Wrighton, 15, was last seen leaving his home on Bayview Avenue at 2 p.m. on Oct 18. Wrighton is described as a …
With Lawrence and Cedarhurst in the orange and yellow zones, respectively, of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 cluster hotspot initiative, the Lawrence School District is closed through Oct. 23. All Lawrence schools, except for the high school are in the orange zone of Cuomo’s three-colored chart he unveiled on Oct. 6.
Nearly 32 years after her death, friends of Kelly Tinyes have begun the Forever Young Kelly Brick Campaign, and are encouraging people to buy personalized bricks and benches in Grant Park in Hewlett, her favorite park.
Even before the 47-minute Lawrence village meeting began on Oct. 15 there was rousing applause as the newest board member, Jeffrey Landy, was administered the oath of office. He was appointed trustee …
After winning a primary challenge in June, veteran Rep. Gregory Meeks, a Democrat from Southwest Queens who represents the 5th Congressional District, including Elmont, Inwood and north and south …
Hewlett High School graduate and Woodmere native Andrew Kevelson is an enthusiastic independent filmmaker who overcame the challenges of filming his latest short film during the coronavirus …
In support of Red Ribbon Week, the Tempo Group and Savings Lives Five Towns Drug & Alcohol Coalition will hold a free virtual naloxone training on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 8 to 9:15 p.m. Free Narcan kits and medication disposal bags are available to all who pre-register.
From the SIBSplace community to Broadway join the virtual fundraiser fun on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m., that includes performances by Tony-nominated Jenn Colella and the musicians from the Broadway show, “Come From Away” coupled with inspiring family stories and images of the new SIBSPlace in Rockville Centre.
In-person instruction began again on Oct. 5 in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District. The Franklin Early Childhood Center had gotten a head start, with its pre-K to first-grade students returning on Sept. 23.
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway is the recipient of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus and Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement awards, and was recognized for high performance in heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by US News & World Report.
I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .
To those who knew Joseph Belilos, he was a man of great devotion to God, his country, family, friends and the New York Yankees. The Hewlett resident Belilos died on Sept. 24 from natural …
Incumbent 20th District Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican and an Atlantic Beach resident, is running for her third two-year term. Challenger Gregory Marks, a Public …
Woodmere native and Hewlett High School alumna, class of 1961, Louise Glück was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature. Famous for her poetry collections, the Yale University writer-in-residence adjunct professor is also a Pulitzer Prize winner for “The Wild Iris” in 1993.
There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .
Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .
Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .