Three men allegedly brandished knives and a hammer and demanded money from a man who was leaving the El Brother Deli & Grocery on Mott Avenue in Inwood at 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 8, Nassau police said.
Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly arraigned a Hewlett pharmacist, Ilya Ostrovskiy, on Dec. 6 for allegedly possessing 41 illegal weapons in his home.
At Lawrence Woodmere Academy’s upper school, the Helping Hands Club, driven by students from ninth to 12th grade embodies the school motto of “Veritas, Integritas, Servitium (Truth, Honor, Service). Led by Director of Development Nadia Kalyan, the group is on a mission to make a difference in the LWA community and beyond.
The E-ZPass electronic tolling system is scheduled to be activated next month on the Atlantic Beach Bridge, Long Island’s only toll bridge, which connects Lawrence and Atlantic Beach.
Four Hewlett High School students — Becky Feygin, Damaris Rodas Villatoro, Charles Zeledon and Olivia Ziarno — were among the 75 Nassau County high school artists selected to have their work displayed at the Art Guild, in Manhasset, as part of the Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition last month.
Five people were stabbed to death, another person is critical and two NYPD police officers were slashed before the alleged attacked was shot by police and died in an incident at a multi-family home on Beach 22nd St. in Far Rockaway on Dec. 3.
Assemblyman Ari Brown has openly expressed regret in the past for not serving his country. Despite his job in Albany and his work as deputy mayor of the Village of Cedarhurst, Brown has acknowledged that that service doesn’t compare to the sacrifices made by military veterans who risk their lives for the country.
Cedarhurst-based Rock and Wrap It Up!, an anti-poverty think tank, hosted its 34th year on Thanksgiving Day, providing a feast for at-risk communities and senior veterans in the Five Towns communities and the Rockaways.
I don’t know if there has even been a day in my life that I have been more proud of being a Jew than today. My attendance at the March for Israel Rally in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 14 was an experience that will remain indelibly etched in my memory forever.
A summer trip as a teenager began a lifelong connection to Israel and her people. I had the opportunity to strengthen my Hebrew language skills, shape my Jewish identity, and forge strong connections with family that have grown and deepened over the years.
How long is 13 seconds? If you ask Google, it’s long enough to run 100 meters. Send a text message. Make a paper airplane. In Nassau County, however, it’s also the amount of time — on average — between car crashes.
Perhaps we Americans are overly confident in the belief that our constitutional rights, including the First Amendment right to free speech, are inviolate.
What does it mean to be antisemitic? Can Jews do better in fighting against it? This is a complex issue, and a difficult one. It requires looking outside and inside our community.
The older you get, the more you think about the times when things were simple and pleasurable. That especially applies to my years in school, when my only cares were . . .
Realizing that I’ve been taking something for granted is never an abstraction. It generally happens by whack and wallop.