Matthew Sharin is the valedictorian; Arundhi Patram is the salutatorian and Emma Urgen, the honor speaker for Lawrence High School’s Class of 2023.
Ten months after the election for Sanitary District 1 commissioner between appointed Commissioner Gwynette Campbell and challenger Gabriel Boxer, Campbell was finally declared the winner by Nassau County Supreme Court Judge Randy Sue Marber on May 16.
Known as an extra set of eyes and ears, Auxiliary Unit 109, a group of more than 30 volunteers for the Nassau County Police Department’s 4th Precinct in Hewlett, is dedicated to ensuring extra protection for neighbors in the Five Towns and Atlantic Beach.
As an eighth-grader, Hewlett resident Daniella Barskaya asked herself how she could help people while making an impact in her community. To accomplish such task, she looked towards volunteering at the Hewlett Fire Department.
Longtime Five Towns resident Miriam Bradman Abrahams has her harrowing story of immigration from Cuba told in the new book “Incident at San Miguel.”
The sky opened up in a good way as the sun finally shone after 24 hours of rain on Saturday for Kulanu Academy’s annual fair in Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park last Sunday.
Lawrence Woodmere Academy was looking for help in January, when the school’s trustees asked former students for ideas on how it could remain open. The nonsectarian educational institution was struggling financially.
Woodmere native Harvey Milk, who went on to become one of the first openly gay people elected to public official in the United States in 1977, was once again remembered as California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared May 22 of this year Harvey Milk Day in the Golden State.
Lawrence village Trustee Jeff Landy, who has served as deputy mayor for nearly a year, gave a heartfelt goodbye at the May 11 meeting after announcing his departure from the board at the end of his term. Landy was appointed in 2020. Landy has lived most of his last 47 years in Lawrence.
The first chapter for the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library’s new director, Michelle Young, will be a familiar experience. Young, who started work on May 1, joins the community after working in public libraries for over 20 years.
In what seems to be the never-ending battle against hate, the public shared their stories of antisemitism with the Special Legislative Task Force to Combat Antisemitism in Nassau County.
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.
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