How the community came together for the Five Towns Community Center

A lack of outdoor lighting has meant less playing time on the Five Towns Community Center fields, especially during the summer months, when children can stay later. But that is changing.

This Five Towns school is embracing Artificial Intelligence

Whether they will incorporate artificial intelligence into their curriculums — and if so, how — continues to be a hot topic of discussion in Five Towns schools.

Students have more anxiety than ever before, Lawrence public schools is addressing it

Leaving for school in the morning is a newly appreciated blessing for most students these days, who not long ago languished at home, learning remotely — or trying to — in front of their computers. They didn’t have to get dressed for school, but as the pandemic dragged on, they discovered all the things they missed about being there.

Lawrence is represented in the State Supreme Court

Two state supreme court candidates  are Lawrence High School graduates.

This past summer, Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library created this program for emerging adults

In an effort to attract recent high school graduates back to the library before they left for college, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library incorporated an existing program for what are considered emerging adults to return to a place they may have spent time in when younger.

Two men sought for alleged North Lawrence robbery

Two men allegedly came into Snipes Shoe Store on Rockaway Turnpike in North Lawrence, took several items of clothing from the shelves and shoved a woman employee, 21, out of their way and left the store on foot at 11:05 a.m. on Sept. 21, according to Nassau police. No injuries were reported.


A call for responsible boating

Although it’s late in the season, boating safety should remain at the forefront for everyone on the water.

Randi Kreiss

I’ll be choosing my words even more carefully

I’ll be seeing you, just not every week. In June, when I wrote “Column writing through hell and high water,” I told readers I was taking a leave from writing for a few months . . .


Searching the sky 2,000 miles from home

On clear summer evenings, I sit on the lawn of William L. Buck Elementary School in Valley Stream — a five-minute walk from my house — with a telescope I was given four years ago at my bat mitzvah.

Jerry Kremer

In Washington, the inmates are running the asylum

Every few months there is a respected opinion poll that asks how much credibility Congress has. Poll after poll finds that the public’s faith in Congress is at an all-time low, and sinking lower by the week.