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Cedarhurst, Nassau County aims to help small businesses

In an effort to aid restaurants hit hard by the non-gathering rules implemented because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Village of Cedarhurst offering the eateries a temporary outdoor use permit through Dec. 31.

Cedarhurst man arrested for alleged Valley Stream burglary

A Cedarhurst man was arrested by police for an alleged burglary of a Valley Stream of a business at 1:01 a.m. on May 31.

Phase One reopening in the Five Towns

Phase One reopening could be a slow go for most businesses as customers appear confused about the new rules and storeowners still remain tied to scheduled appointments or curbside pickup or delivery depending on the business.

Cedarhurst-based Hindi’s Libraries presents two virtual events

On Monday, June 1 at 7:45 p.m., Hindi’s Libraries, the Cedarhurst-based book collection and donation organization, presents a virtual workshop with Charlie Haray as part of its Confidence & Conversation workshop series.

Five Towns Community Center serves as Long Island Cares donation site

During a lull in the Long Island Cares food distribution at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on May 20, Inwood resident Sarah Hayes took a well-earned gulp of water and explained why she volunteers.

Jeff Wallach, a native Five Towner, writes 'Mr. Wizard'

Reaching back to his childhood community, Jeff Wallach has written a book that encompasses plenty of places that are familiar to Five Towners in the 1970s, while plotting a story that could resonate with many people that never set foot on the South Shore.

Bill aiding volunteer firefighters passed by state assembly and senate

Legislation introduced by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, that  protects the benefits of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel was passed by the …

Longtime Five Towns resident Shirley Lederman, 98

To those who knew Shirley Lederman, she was a Five Towns legend who had a passion and knowledge for music. Lederman died on April 27 at the Lawrence home of her daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and …

State says dentists can reopen; Nassau preps for Phase Two

With the potential Phase Two reopening of Long Island’s economy a week and a half away, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order Sunday allowing dental offices to return to work statewide …

Atlantic Beach Bridge tolls are in effect, again

Atlantic Beach Bridge toll operations that were suspended since mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic have been lifted and the required tolls will be collected again, Nassau County Bridge Authority officials said.

Former Hewlett Fire Department chief William Koehler, 93

For family and friends who knew him, William Koehler, “Bill” was a hard-working man known for his community service and love for his family.  The longtime Hewlett resident Koehler died …