The Brandeis, Herald Name the Team Contest is on

Hawks, Ravens and Wildcats, the athletic team nicknames of the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway, Rambam Mesvita and Davis Renov Stahler high schools, respectively. Missing from that Five Towns sports moniker landscape is The Brandeis School.

Cedarhurst summer concert series begins on July 9

Summer in Cedarhurst and across the Five Towns means concerts in Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park, and for the 23rd consecutive year the free Tuesday entertainment series sponsored by local businesses and residents will take place beginning on July 9.

Summering at the Nassau County Libraries begins in July

The Nassau County Library System is looking to have readers of all ages travel across the county to visit 52 libraries as part of its first-ever library tour from July 1 to Aug. 31.

Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys to expand Woodmere campus

Established in 1997 with 27 students in Lawrence, Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere has outgrown its existing Ibsen Street building and will begin construction on an addition this summer.

Hewlett man arrested for public lewdness

A Hewlett man was arrested for allegedly exposing himself, while in his car, to seven women in four separate incidents stretching from July of last year to May 31, Nassau County Fifth Squad detectives said.

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.

Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls graduates another class

The class of 2019 at Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls in Hewlett Bay Park included 84 young women who received their diplomas and gifts in a graduation ceremony hosted by Davis Renov Stahler High Yeshiva School for Boys in Woodmere on June 16.

Uniting the cultures through dance at Lawrence High School

Each spring the Lawrence public schools dance department performs what most viewers best describe as a “professional dance show” that never fails to wow the audience and inspire future and present dancers.

Getting degrees, earning honors

Jacqueline Manginelli and Natalie Weintraub, both Hewlett residents, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in feminist, gender and sexuality studies and government from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science degree in animal sciences from the University of Vermont, respectively.

The original 11 graduate from Shulamith High

Blessings, God and opportunities were the centerpieces of the first-ever Shulamith High School graduation...

Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys announces 2019 honorees

Jacob Penstein was named valedictorian of Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys class of 2019 because of his diligence in scholastic work, abundance of meticulous notes and academic mindset that he maintained all four years at the Woodmere school...

Students recognized as good citizens at Lawrence Association meeting

The Lawrence Association presented its annual Good Citizenship awards to seven students representing high schools in the Five Towns at its June 11 meeting at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club in Lawrence.

A new place to get a slice and much more

The Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association and the Town of Hempstead welcomed Tony D’s Pizza to the neighborhood with a ribbon-cutting outside the new Hewlett pizzeria on June 11.

County grant for ambulance in Lawrence

The Village of Lawrence bought a new ambulance using a $300,000 Nassau County grant that will be primarily used by Hatzalah of the Rockaways and Nassau County...

Five Towns village election results are in

The results are in for the village elections in the Five Towns.

Family fun in Cedarhurst Park commemorates Lag B’Omer

Celebrated by Jews around the world for centuries, Lag B’Omer marks the time between Passover and Shavout (49 days); when the ancient Hebrews were freed from Egypt to when they received the Torah from God, based on the biblical story.

Offense leads L.I. over NYC in Empire Challenge

Long Island’s offense enjoyed a record-tying performance in last Friday night’s Empire Challenge senior all-star football game, which unlike each of the previous three was decided well before the closing seconds.