Lawrence residents build a family legacy of giving

A scholarship fund established nearly 11 years ago in memory of a brother and son has flourished into a fundraising foundation that helps to support the educational needs of students in need.

Village of Lawrence to hold sewage treatment plan meeting on March 26

The Village of Lawrence board of trustees meeting agenda on Feb. 13 was chock full of items, 17 in all, but more than likely none more important that the scheduling of a Wednesday, March 26 meeting at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club at 8 p.m. on deciding how to use the vacant sewage treatment plant.

Torah dedication celebration in Woodmere

From the completion of a new Torah that was dedicated in the memory of Yossi Fried at the Fried residence on Church Avenue to the procession that moved the Torah to Congregation Bais Tefilah on Edward Avenue, the Feb. 9 event was a celebration. 

Lawrence School District opposes JFK PILOT

Repeating its opposition to a Raymour & Flanigan warehouse receiving a 10-year PILOT plan from the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency, the Lawrence School District Board of Education voted on Feb. 3 to oppose the 20-year plan requested by JFK Logistics Center LLC.

Fatal two-car accident in Woodmere

One man died when his 2005 Mercury Sable struck a 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan near the intersection of Lafayette Drive and Peninsula Boulevard in Woodmere at 6:55 a.m. on Feb. 21, Nassau police said.

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Dancing the night away at Ogden Elementary

Fathers and daughters danced, snacked and spent two hours together at the annual Ogden Elementary School dance PTA fundraiser.

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Creating ‘IDEAS’ to stimulate student thinking

Every day, across the world, students wake up and go to school to learn.

Talking about coronavirus in Hewlett

The Chabad of Hewlett hosted Rabbi Eliyahu Rosenberg, a distinguished rabbinical leader from Guangzhou, China, on Feb. 11.

Hewlett Elementary students exhibit their art talents

Hewlett Elementary School students — second- to fifth-graders- showed off their artwork at the two-hour Feb. 12 art show.

Getting acquainted to make ‘it’ happen at Hindi's Libraries

“Hello I’m new here, and I’d like to play. Maybe now, maybe later or even all day.”

Hewlett High team is 'ReStyling' to the top of virtual contest

The ReStyle team from Hewlett High School — Aiden Blumenstein, Anna Bromfeld, Theo Franks, Andrew Gelman, Brandon Lake and Aaron Mindell — on Jan. 9 advanced to the championship round of the Long Island Trade Fair and Business Plan Competition.

Nicole from State Farm donates to Cedarhurst’s Rock and Wrap It Up!

Valley Stream-based State Farm agent Nicole Eliopoulos will donate $10 to Cedarhurst-based Rock and Wrap It Up! for every quote she gives through April.

Welcoming the new Woodmere fire chiefs

The Woodmere Fire Department held its annual installation dinner and County Legislature Denise Ford (R-Long Beach) and Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony D’Esposito, both represent a portion of the Five Towns, were on hand.

Jewish Education Program/Nageela honors the life of Mark Ramer

More than 300 professionals in the real estate industry met at the Brooklyn Expo Center to support Jewish Education Program/Nageela at its fifth annual networking event on Feb. 4 and awarded the first-ever Mark Ramer Award to the Ramer and Saperstein families.

Inwood firefighters conduct training

The Inwood Fire Department is out in its community training and physically learning the landscape.

Hate speech reported at First Lego competition in Mineola

The Hewlett-Woodmere School District is investigating an anti-Semitic incident that reportedly occurred at an event involving the Woodmere Middle School robotics team.