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Five Towns schools plan their reopening

School administrators public and private are now working on exactly what to do after Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave school districts in Nassau and Suffolk counties, along with rest of the state, permission …

Hewlett High grad starts a creative art camp

In mid-March, peoples’ worlds were thrown asunder because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has continued to cause cancellations of family vacations and many teenagers and younger children were …

Offering a ‘sense of normalcy'

Instead of sidewalks filled with people shopping for the best deals at their favorite shops, the annual Cedarhurst Summer Sidewalk Sale was reduced to an indoor event because of the coronavirus …

Having fun, learning life lessons at Five Towns Community in Lawrence

Though it was not the outdoor barbecue it was supposed to be, the end of the Five Towns Community Center middle school summer program celebration was quite the indoor party as roughly 27 students, along with the advisers and program coordinators ate pizza, viewed photos and Tik Tok videos in Lawrence on Aug. 7.

Five Towners diagnosed with Covid-19 after camp

Dr. Aaron Glatt, a Woodmere resident who is the chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside, issued a letter to the Five Towns communities noting that the Nassau County health commissioner called him and asked for his help concerning eight cases of “newly diagnosed Covid-19” in the Five Towns from “campers returning from Camp Shoresh in Pennsylvania.”

Help restock the Gural JCC's Rina Shkolnik Kosher Food Pantry

The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC's Rina Shkolnik Kosher Food Pantry at the SHOP in Cedarhurst lost power because of Tropical Storm Iasias and now the the refrigerators and freezers need to restocked.

Hewlett resident creates organic Treo beverages

The son of one of the three founders of Snapple seeks to continue his father’s legacy by creating another innovative beverage. Hewlett resident Bob Golden founded Treo Brands, a …

Upcoming Peninsula Public Library virtual events

The Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence has released the schedule for more virtual events for August. On Monday Aug. 10, Film Professor Val Franco will hold a discussion of the 96 minute …

Read how to beat procrastination

For college students who have a habit of procrastinating while trying to get their schoolwork completed, Dr. Linda Sapadin might have some tips for you in her new book. Sapadin is a …

Arrest in alleged Cedarhurst assault

A motorist who saw a woman being assaulted on Broadway near Adelberg Lane in Cedarhurst honked her horn which caused the man to run away, Nassau police said.

Week-long nightmare nearly over for Five Towners

Updated Aug. 11 at 4:15 p.m. Five Towns residents and businesses went without power, some for nearly a week, after Tropical Storm Isaias whipped across the South Shore on Aug. 4. Trees were felled, power lines came down, debris was tossed to and fro, the Long Island Rail Road shutdown systemwide for nearly 48 hours and Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for several counties, including Nassau and Suffolk.