Early voting gets underway on Oct. 23 stretches through Oct. 31 at 17 sites across Nassau County, including the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club, 101 Causeway in Lawrence.
The Lawrence-based chapter of a national Jewish women’s organization is celebrating its 85th anniversary of fighting for social justice and aiming to improve the quality of life for all by protecting individual rights and freedoms.
A husband-and-wife team who live in Woodsburgh and own a business in Lynbrook spearheaded the production of a new documentary series that will have its New York premiere, and an accompanying panel discussion, on Sunday at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan.
County Legislator Howard Kopel (R-Lawrence) is running for his seventh two-year term. Democratic challenger Lisa Daniels ran against Kopel in 2013.
More than $1,500 was added to the Community Service scholarships the Hewlett-Woodmere Faculty Association awards with five members first purchasing $100 gift cards and certificates from 20 local businesses and then raising the money by raffling off the cards and certificates to HWFA members who bought tickets for the drawing.
In the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach’s announcement that Manhattan native and now Lido Beach resident Adrianne Mittan was the new executive director it read “Adrianne is a warm, energetic school executive.”
Adam Port, a native Five Towner, has made his long-time passion for sports and art into a successful career and hopes to donate 100 percent of the profits from his latest project to the Shaquille O’Neal foundation.
Hewlett-Woodmere School District Superintendent Ralph Marino hosted his second roundtable since August on Oct. 12 to answer questions, on such issues as bus transportation, and address concerns of community members.
The 100-year-old gas main under Cedarhurst Avenue that stretches from Peninsula Boulevard to West Broadway will be replaced by National Grid beginning this week, with the project expected to take roughly four months, officials said.
Jason Abelove is challenging Don Clavin for Town of Hempstead supervisor. Ahead of Election Day on Nov. 2, the Herald asked the candidates questions about their goals and issues facing the community.
In a municipality of more than 750,000 people, the Town of Hempstead’s clerk’s office relies on efficiency and transparency to provide various services to its patrons, which includes everything from parking permits to Freedom of Information Law requests. Incumbent Town Clerk Kate Murray will face challenger and first-time candidate Olena Nicks.
After over a decade of trial and error, Hewlett Harbor has succeeded in keeping Willow Pond clear by targeting early-summer blooms of duckweed with herbicide treatment and dissolving most of the resulting dead matter with bacterial, muck-eating pellets.