Though there was whispers of dissent from some in the Five Towns, only one resident attended the Monday Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency public hearing on whether a proposed five-story mixed use project in Inwood should receive the customary 10-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement or a 25-year deal.
The photograph and Facebook post of a volunteer from Chaverim of the Five Towns and Rockaway — an emergency roadside-assistance nonprofit — who stopped to change a motorist’s flat tire last month went viral, with more than 2,200 likes and nearly 1,000 shares on the social media platform.
Ari and Ruth Jungreis’s spacious Lawrence backyard is a long way from the Israel Defense Forces bases strategically positioned across the Jewish state, but no less connected: The Friends of the IDF held a fundraising barbecue in the Five Towns on Sept. 15, and raised more than $500,000.
Woodmere Club developers Efrem Gerszberg and Robert Weiss were fined $1,000 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation for two violations — having an applicator improperly apply an herbicide to the golf course and another for improper recordkeeping. Each fine was $500.
An alleged incident of sexual abuse has a Woodmere man being charged with second-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
Chatter filled the air as students traveled throughout Hewlett High School, gaining a sense of normalcy with the start of the new school year. They are ready to dive right in, and preparing for Homecoming helped.
The first day of school at Ogden Elementary served up the third annual “Waffles and Welcome” breakfast to the students earlier this month.
The new Hewlett-Woodmere Little League three-team softball program got under way earlier in the month, with the Rockies playing their first game against the Cardinals a 20-13 loss on Sept. 13 at Grant Park in Hewlett, after a decade without the sport being part of the 64-year-old league. The Cards played the Brewers the day before to a 15-15 tie.
After suffering a two-alarm fire on Sept. 10 that damaged the roof and the 10th and 11th floors that houses patients, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway has
In an effort to reduce gridlock in a heavily trafficked area and help emergency responders, Nassau County’s Department of Public Works painted a grid box at the intersection of East Avenue by Meadowmere Park and Rockaway Turnpike.
Cedarhurst resident Jake Greenberg completed the Beit Halochem International 5Towns 5K in 18:31 to finish first in the Sept. 12 race at North Woodmere Park that returned live after a year hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .
Each election season, we invite political candidates to the Heralds' Garden City office for an hour-long meeting to hear their ideas and views before deciding whom we will endorse. This year will be no different.