Roughly five miles from the multitude of Jewish houses of worship in the Five Towns that serve dues-paying members and hold a wide array of events and programs is an atypical congregation, one that comes and goes with flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport.
After the death of Hewlett High School sophomore John Sabu in September, the Hewlett-Woodmere School District has attempted to put more of an emphasis on mental health, which now includes collaborating with two medical care facilities and four other school districts on behavioral health center for teenagers.
With his half century of post-secondary educational experience, Lawrence Board of Education Trustee Michael Hatten has tossed his figurative hat into the ring to run for a seat on the Nassau BOCES board with the unanimous approval of his colleagues.
A proposed five-story residential building at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Russell Place in Inwood was one of the major points of discussion at the Feb. 6 Inwood Civic Association meeting.
Adaptability appears to be the key word in speaking with supermarkets and customers regarding the state plastic bag ban that will go into effect on March 1.
Normally, when people are finished with a household food items such as cereal, they will throw the box out. For Woodmere native Michael Albert, he created art with the empty boxes.
Since its inception, Hindi’s Libraries has tried to bring books to those in need. For World Read Aloud Day, Leslie Gang and Dovid Kanarfogel brought books into the classroom at The Brandeis School in Lawrence.
For a North Woodmere couple that has been married for more than 67 years, the two keys to making their marriage endure is open communication and giving each other space when needed, they said.
The Hewlett-Woodmere School District is investigating an anti-Semitic incident that reportedly occurred at an event involving the Woodmere Middle School robotics team.
Welcome back, HAFTR High School! Hoping everyone had a relaxing and fun winter vacation. It did not take long for the students to get right back in the swing of things.
Making its 14th playoff appearance in the last 15 seasons, Hewlett exploded for 50 points over the second and third quarters on the way to defeating visiting North Shore, 77-61, in a Nassau Class A boys’ basketball outbracket game Thursday night.
Atlantic Beach resident Remy Mollo was named to the fall semester dean’s list at Seton Hall University.
Lawrence Elementary School students — third through fifth grade — created Valentine’s Day card for military veterans that will be distributed to soldiers through the Valentine’s for Veterans program.
As part of Phase II of the Hewlett High School Commons beautification project, engraved bricks are for sale to support Hewlett High’s class of 2020 Senior Night, and for years to come.
Residents of The Bristal, an assisted living facility, including the one in North Woodmere take part in the Helping Hands Community Volunteer Program, which bake, craft, knit and shop for local charities on a monthly basis.