Kenneth Erdheim, a Woodmere-based accountant and his accounting firm, was charged with criminal tax fraud second-degree for allegedly submitting false New York sate tax returns for 267 clients, according to the Nassau County District Attorney’s office.
As the run-up to the redevelopment of the Woodmere Club continues, the Five Towns Civic Association is raising several concerns, including the reporting of misinformation, the loss of open space and a possible decline in the real estate value of existing homes.
The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team dropped its first game of the season, but since that 72-60 loss to Occidental College in California on Nov. 9, the Maccabees have reeled off 25 consecutive wins.
The 77th recipient of the prestigious Nassau County Bar Association Distinguished Service Medallion is not the first Inwood native to receive the award or the first resident of Hewlett or Peninsula Kiwanis member to be given this recognition.
An Atlantic Beach resident who formerly taught English at The Brandeis School in Lawrence has been accused of sexually abusing a student for five years beginning when he was just 13, according to a court petition filed on Feb. 24.
Woodmere resident and award-winning Jewish activist Cindy Grosz said she will seek the Republican Party nomination to challenge three-term incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Kathleen Rice in November in the 4th Congressional District.
The Meadowmere Park Fire District is looking to lend a helping hand to a department located north of the border and nearly 1,000 miles away.
From Woodmere to Hewlett and now to New Hyde Park, Bobby Leshansky is taking Five Towns mainstay Max’s Appetizing & Kosher Deli further west to help ensure survival of a business that began nearly 73 years ago.
A home on Seawane Drive in the Village of Hewlett Harbor along with residences on the North Shore were the targets of what Nassau police is a burglary pattern over the last three months that saw three people arrested in January as part of a Chilean crime ring.
Pointing to the uptick in anti-Semitic crimes in the New York area and wanting to form better relationships with all ethnic groups and religions, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran visited Israel from Feb. 1 to 6.
A prolific performance in field events propelled Hewlett winter track and field to its sixth straight conference title and its second County B title in three years.
A former white supremacist and Ku Klux Klan member spoke to students at Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School about his time as a member of the known racist and violent group and why he left, and is now a human rights activist in Memphis.
The third floor of Lawrence High School became a United States Senate office floor as eight Jewish schools from across the metropolitan area, including the Five Towns, held faux committee hearings as part of the Yeshiva League Model Congress competition on Feb. 19.
On the first Monday after February break, the mood among students is not commonly one of excitement.
Black History Month was celebrated through music, poetry and dance at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence.
A cursory glance at the stats seems to tell the entire story. Five-foot-8 freshman point guard Riley Weiss, standing head and shoulders over all Nassau scorers, lifted Hewlett’s girls’ basketball team to its first postseason in seven years, and its first playoff win in a decade.
A season removed from losing 18 players, a more veteran Hofstra men’s lacrosse team is fueled for a turnaround.
Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High for Boys in Woodmere is proud of its alumni who spend a year after high school learning at yeshivas in Israel.
Alex Martinez, of Inwood, a member of the New York National Guard, received a promotion in recognition for his capability, responsibility and leadership.
The National Council of Jewish Women-Peninsula Section met on Feb. 11 at the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Center to discuss topics related to Jewish life around the world
At Lawrence School District’s Number Four School, pre-kindergarteners met with the BeReadyLI Children’s workshop on Feb. 13, a group focusing on the importance of connecting families during times of natural disasters.
Josh Brafman and Tzviki Fortgang, seniors at Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere, were named finalists for the National Merit Scholarship, a honor which reflects dedication to studies and a commitment to learning.
Hofstra University and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery are partnering to provide environmental education to Long Island communities through a certification program.
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 …