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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. more
Lawrence Woodmere Academy welcomed back returning families and students and new ones at its Back to School Bar-B-Que on the nonsectarian school’s Woodmere campus on Sept. 9. more
The story of Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan has been written again, but this time, catered to younger generations. Karolin Greis flew from Germany to New York to present Blumenthal Lazan with the refigured work. more
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. more
“It’s been said, ‘If you build it, they will come,’ and I think that, in our case, here, at Hewlett’s Chabad, ‘they already came’ — we just needed to build it,” Rabbi Nochem Tenenboim wrote in an email. more
Continuing a discussion begun last school year on how to combat hate after incidents of swastikas found in the boys’ bathroom in Woodmere Middle School, the Hewlett-Woodmere school district’s Board of Education heard a proposal by Michael Cohen, the Eastern director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. more
A bicycle bell ringing indicates that a bicyclist is heading toward you, and if you live in the Five Towns, chances are, it could be Allan Lieberman or a member of his 5T Riders team, a group of over 100 bike riders that represent the area and Far Rockaway. more
Woodmere’s John Roblin son, Nathan, expressed an interest in playing the guitar during the first year of his Ph.D. program at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and asked if his father would purchase one for him. Instead of heading over to a store like Guitar Center, which carries a wide selection of guitars, John instead asked, “How about I make you one?” Nathan approved his father’s offer. more
Five Towns community youth spent their summer having fun. more
With the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, a delegation of rabbis, the North American Board of Rabbis, led by three from Nassau County, went on a five-day mission to Poland last week to deliver a Torah scroll to Ukrainian Jewish refugees. more
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