In the Five Towns, both public school district budgets passed. Hewlett-Woodmere's $130.58 fiscal plan gained approval by a tally of 1,925 to 1,616. Lawrence's$102.490 million budget was passed by a vote of 679 to 207.
Multiple gunshots in the area of Bayview and Walcott avenues in Inwood at 12:30 a.m., on May 16 drew the attention of two officers from the Nassau County Police Department’s Bureau of Special Operation conducting crime prevention enforcement in the Five Towns.
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC confirmed in an email that the organization received a bomb threat by email to its general JCC email box in the afternoon of May 154.
Nassau County police arrested a North Lawrence man on May 13 for the attempted murder of two women in a house on Caryl Drive.
The rumors circulating in the Five Towns turned out to be true as the discount kosher wholesaler Bingo is coming to Inwood as Bingo Wholesale has leased the 61,669-square-foot space in the Burnside Commons shopping plaza on Burnside Avenue that was occupied by Stop & Shop. It is expected to open for Passover next year, April 15, depending on when the required Town of Hempstead permits are approved.
Linda Barreira cared for and fussed over Lawrence’s Rock Hall Museum for 37 years, 27 of them as its director. She created new programs, and made an 18th-century plantation-turned 20th-century museum into a lively place that attracted children and adults with activities, concerts and an annual two-day Country Fair.
Art students at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst recently turned a cluttered storage closet into a Wellness Room for their peers in the Life Skills special education program.
For the third consecutive year the proposed Lawrence School District budget is $102.490 million. For the fourth straight year the tax levy – the amount of money the district raises through property taxes – is $85.954 million and the tax-cap levy is flat. Voting on the budget, trustees and propositions is May 17.
The many community programs at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence, a community staple for 115 years, are at risk as the center’s 50-year lease is set to expire in 2024.
Hewlett resident Keith Pooler was convicted of murder on May 13, after fatally stabbing a man in June 2020.
The Inwood and Lawrence-Cedarhurst fire departments were recognized at the 2022 Nassau County Firematic Medal Day on May 7 for their joint effort in mitigating a potentially explosive incident in July of last year, when a fully loaded 11,000-gallon gasoline tanker rolled over on the Nassau Expressway.
All four of the fifth grade classes at Ogden Elementary School and students in the special education class who graduating this year took part in learning about West African culture through music during a five-day residency presented by MH Productions.
A highlight-reel catch in the top of the first inning by West Hempstead’s Emma Shinsato in center field Monday afternoon kept Hewlett’s Molly Williams at 99 hits for her high school …
Seventh grade students at The Brandeis School in Lawrence, put together a presentation for Yom HaZikaron, reading letters written by fallen Israeli soldiers.
There was pouring the water, mixing the flour and making sure the texture and thickness were correct as children from 5 to 12 took part in the Chabad of Hewlett’s challah bake for kids on April 28.
After a recent “meet the candidates” forum for one of the more than 125 school boards in Nassau County, the people the candidates were soliciting votes from turned to social media to share their views.
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