Village elections take place on June 18

A half dozen Five Towns villages will hold elections on June 18. All the incumbents are running unopposed. All seats are two-year terms except for Lawrence village justice.

Nassau names 15 sites for early voting

State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the …

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The journey continues, congratulations class of 2019!

As the school year comes to a close, it is Lawrence Woodmere Academy tradition to celebrate the achievements and success of the students, and most importantly, the graduating class of 2019.

It’s all happening at Brandeis in Lawrence

The Brandeis School in Lawrence had its students all in with three diverse activities.

Wining and dining with Five Towns Kiwanis

A four-course dinner and ample bottles of New York vino helped the Kiwanis Club of the Five Towns celebrate its 75th year at the charitable organization’s annual wine night at Temple Avodah in Oceanside on May 16.

Councilman Bruce Blakeman visits the Levi Yitzchak center in Cedarhurst

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman visited the Levi Yitzchak Library and Family Center at 564 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst on May 14.

Five Towners obtain perfect scores, receive degrees and are named to the dean’s list

Hewlett High School senior Brianna Kovit received a special commendation from the College Board for her paper in Advanced Placement Research that she completed last year. 

Nassau County to pave roads in Cedarhurst and Woodmere

What Nassau County officials are calling a “partial repair” of portions of West Broadway in Cedarhurst and Woodmere is scheduled to get under way on June 17, and is anticipated to be a four-day project, according to Village of Cedarhurst officials.

Party at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

The Five Towns Community Center is celebrating its 112th anniversary with a gala dinner on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, music and entertainment.

Kevin O’Rourke memorial scholarships presented in Lawrence

The Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department and the O’Rourke family presented the annual Kevin O’Rourke scholarships to nine students on May 26.  

Nassau County Hibernians convene

Hibernians from across Nassau County gathered at Mineola’s Irish-American Center to conduct the business of the county Ancient Order of Hibernians and elect and install new officers for fresh two-year terms at the group’s 37th biennial convention on June 2.

Town of Hempstead forms community-oriented brown water task force

Saying that her office was flooded with telephone calls from residents concerned about brown and discolored water, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen said that she is forming a new community task force.

Sir Winston rallies to win Belmont

There was still about half a mile to go in the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes when trainer Mark Casse, who saddled two entries in the final leg of the Triple Crown, sensed it wasn’t going to be War of Will’s day.