Hewlett Happenings

Homecoming spirit filled the air

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.

Breakfast is served at Ogden Elementary

The first day of school at Ogden Elementary served up the third annual “Waffles and Welcome” breakfast to the students earlier this month.

Girls playing softball again in the Hewlett-Woodmere Little League

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.

St. John’s in Far Rockaway seeks donations to rebuild after fire

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

Grid box markings drawn on Rockaway Turnpike by Meadowmere Park

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.

Running to help disabled veterans in North Woodmere

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.

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

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 . . .


Election season is upon us once again — vote!

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.