Planning phase two cleanup of Peninsula Boulevard plume

A contaminated area near Woodmere Middle School that was discovered in 1991 and originally investigated through 1999 will be the topic of discussion at a local meeting concerning the next phase of cleanup.

Legislator Carrié Solages arrested after domestic dispute

County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat from Elmont, was arrested after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on June 21.

Showing off their entrepreneurial spirit

While most elementary students would build a paper mache volcano for their science fairs, fifth graders at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway were creating start-ups for an entrepreneur fair.

Cedarhurst man arrested on drug charges

Police arrested Brian P. Napolitano, 19, of Livingston Place, in Cedarhurst at 5:20 p.m. on June 20, for having 100 pills believed to be Alprazolam (Xanex) that he was allegedly going to sell, and a dozen white pills believed to be Alprazolam and Benzodiazepine were also in his possession.

Lawrence High Schools ‘s val, sal and honored speaker

The class of 2017 for Lawrence High School is represented by valedictorian Allen Green, salutatorian Aaron Paul Casanada and honored speaker Barbara Williams.

Soccer club celebrates at the beach

Swimming, playing on the sand and enjoying the company of their friends was all part of the annual Hewlett-Lawrence Soccer Club beach party at the Sands Beach Club in Atlantic Beach on June …

Hewlett resident hired by Steve Madden

Five Towners collaborating? Lisa Keith, from Hewlett, was hired as vice president and associate general counsel at Long Island City-based Steve Madden Ltd. Madden is a native Five Towner and a …

Lawrence Association presents its Student Citizenship awards

Nine students who attend seven different schools in the Five Towns were the winners of the Lawrence Association’s Student Citizenship awards that were presented at the organization’s meeting at …

Hewlett resident wins Upstander Award

Sophie Riegel, a 10th-grader at Hewlett High School and Hewlett resident, was given the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s Friedlander Upstander Award for standing up to bullying or intolerance.

Lawrence High Schools ‘s val, sal and honored speaker

The class of 2017 for Lawrence High School is represented by valedictorian Allen Green, salutatorian Aaron Paul Casanada and honored speaker Barbara Williams.

Taking selfies for SIBSPlace

A new program melds the trendy action of taking selfies with the old school concept of giving back to the community.  The Selfies for SIBSPlace mission is to have high school students collect $1 …

Easing people into event planning

Now open at 510 Central Avenue, Events 360 is collaboration between several businesses working together under one roof. They can provide everything for an event from décor and hostess gifts to …

Temple and town remember Reagan’s visit

With David Friedman, the son of Rabbi Morris Friedman, serving as the U.S. ambassador to Israel in President Donald Trump’s administration, it is a good time to remember a previous president’s visit to Temple Hillel in North Woodmere, where Rabbi Friedman was the spiritual leader.

Blue Badgers advance to Long Island Cup final

It’s not the Stanley Cup, but playing in the Long Island Cup final of the Long Island Junior Soccer League is a big enough accomplishment for the U9 Blue Badgers of the Hewlett-Lawrence Soccer Club.

Unique store opens in Cedarhurst

Gift it Forward, located at 445 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst, is a gift shop unlike most. The store’s owner, Miriam Dure, accepts donations of new and some like-new household gifts, art, jewelry, ceramics and crystal and donates the money earned to charities.

Temple Israel of Lawrence celebrates confirmation and graduation

The 109th Shavuot confirmation and graduation service in Temple Israel of Lawrence’s history took place on May 31.

Tennis season underway at the Lawrence club

Though rain forced the rescheduling of the semifinals and final of the annual Lawrence Men’s Tennis Club Memorial Day tournament, that did not dampen the spirits of a growing membership as a new season got underway at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club.

Sign up for the Kiwanis Marty Mongoni golf outing

Sign up for the Kiwanis Marty Mongoni golf outing Take off from work on Monday, July 17 and play golf for the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center Foundation at the Tam O’Shanter Club.