In honor of Earth Day, which is April 22, Atlantic Beach is hosting a beach cleanup week that gets under way on Saturday, April 24 from 8 to 11 a.m. with the pickup of trash bags and gloves at Village Hall, 65 The Plaza, Atlantic Beach.
After spending weeks looking for a Covid-19 vaccination appointment, Dan Segarra took a short walk from his business, Warrior Scholar Martial Arts, on Lawrence Avenue in Lawrence, to the Five Towns Community Center for his first inoculation.
He produced the rip-roaring 1977 debut album by Meatloaf “Bat Out of Hell” featuring the iconic song "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" and was an acclaimed song composer for artists such as Air Supply, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler. Hewlett Harbor native James Richard “Jim” Steinman died on April 19, according to the Associated Press. He was 73.
For Lawrence native Gabriel Leifer, choosing to focus on basketball instead of playing floor hockey in seventh grade, at the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (now in Woodmere), was like winning the lottery.
The past year has brought many changes to the usual manner of life because of the coronavirus pandemic and libraries were no different. Forced to close because of the Covid-19 virus, libraries found other ways to serve their patrons.
The Clean Water, Green Jobs, New York Bond Act is a $3 billion package that encompasses restoring the shorelines, mitigating climate change and the risk of flooding, along with preserving open space and land for recreation, improving water quality and building resilient infrastructure, while aiming to benefit underserved areas.
For 20-year old Woodmere resident and entrepreneur Rom Raviv, he wants to be a role model to younger Five Towns residents seeking to be entrepreneurs. The 2018 Hewlett High School …
Valedictorian Amy Sharin, salutatorian Nader Daruvala and honor speaker Daniela Andrade are the top three scholars of the class of 2021 for Lawrence High School.
Samuel Schwartz, a Lawrence Woodmere Academy sophomore, captured second place in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for the 4th Congressional District represented by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City).
Hewlett High School senior tennis player Rachel Arbitman capped off her high school tennis career with a record-breaking victory at Eisenhower Park on April 17. Arbitman became the first female …
Jews across the world experienced an emotional roller coaster commemorating the successive holy Yoms of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day).
In the weeks before Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), early childhood students at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway spent time preparing for what would be a boisterous celebration on April 15.
Nassau County police arrested an Inwood resident at 10:40 p.m. on April 13 for driving while intoxicated after the man allegedly left the scene of a vehicular accident at 679 Rockaway Turnpike in Lawrence.
April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .
Combining their English Language Arts learning with social studies, Lawrence Elementary School sixth-graders created Greek clay pots drawing on the inspiration from reading the Rick Riordan novel “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightening Thief” and studying ancient Greece.
The Hewlett-Woodmere Central Council PTA is hosting a Candidate’s Night on Wednesday, May 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hewlett High School auditorium with the Board of Education candidates in-person and a total of 100 people. For attendees it will be first come, first served. The event will also be livestreamed on the school district’s website.
A car pursuit that began in Far Rockaway and ended in Inwood on April 13 has culminated in the arrest of five people for the alleged murder of Nazareth Claure, 31, a Rockaway resident who previously lived in Hewlett.
The federal Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on April 13 advised that states temporarily pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. There’s no question that the cases of six women who suffered unusual blood clots . . .
I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.
My March 4-10 column, “Voting is an act of choice and an expression of voice,” prompted a note from someone who wanted to talk about threats to democracy. He leads a group of citizens . . .