From the bacon, hash browns, sausages and pancakes that sizzled on two griddles to the bagels, Dunkin’ Donuts and cakes that accompanied them at the annual Peninsula Kiwanis Club Christmas Dream Breakfast, the aroma of community service was in the fall air.
Ninety-two percent of Long Island public-school teachers are white. In nearly two-thirds of Long Island schools, there are no black teachers. In more than two-fifths of them, there are no Latino teachers. And most children grow up in segregated communities that divide along school district lines.
Friends and family members are remembering longtime Lawrence resident Jerry Silverman as a hardworking and selfless man.
A water main will be replaced on Washington Avenue in Cedarhurst beginning on Saturday, Oct. 12, New York American Water officials said. Washington Avenue at the intersection of Pearsall Avenue will be closed between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …
A new era is underway for the Lawrence Woodmere Academy Tigers varsity soccer team as Ireland native David O’Keeffe brings his love of the game to the Woodmere school, while also serving as a health teacher.
After Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas, Atlantic Beach resident Teddy Candella was determined to help, and enlisted family, friends and the New York Beach Club to assist.
Dr. Sarah Meyland, the director of the New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Water Resources Management, appeared before Friends of the Bay in Oyster Bay on Sept. 26. Meyland told the small …
Lawrence capped the first half of the Nassau B3 boys’ volleyball schedule Sept. 26 with a four-set victory over Valley Stream North, giving the Golden Tornadoes a 7-1 mark at the midway point.
A homeless man was arrested and charged in what police describe as a “violent rape” that occurred in an Oswego Avenue home in East Atlantic Beach at 8 p.m. on Oct. 1.
On Sept. 1, Queens-based Rivlab Transportation Corp. was advertising for bus drivers for the current school year on Facebook. On Nov. 1, the 39-year-old company will cease to exist.
The Nassau County Traffic Safety Board in coordination with State Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller (R-Atlantic Beach) will host a car seat safety check on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Artists, dancers, crafts, custom cars, demonstrations, a doggie costume contest, an egg drop contest, food, live music, robots and vendors dotted Broadway...
Hewlett High School students will be among the 17 Nassau County high schools attending the annual Day with the Arts Adelphi University’s performing arts center in Garden City on Oct. 11.
Based on reviews from audience members and the show’s director and producer, the Girls’ Talent Tour performance at the Torah Academy for Girls in Far Rockaway on Sept. 22 was a smashing success.
Lawrence High School senior and Golden Tornado football player Dave Manara was nominated for the USA Football’s Heart of Gold Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants.
The recent cooler temperatures and falling leaves indicate that fall has finally descended on the Five Towns, and the students and faculty of Lawrence High School are welcoming it with open arms.
Woodmere resident David Brendan Weeks was in the second season premiere show of NBC’s “New Amsterdam” playing a hospital orderly.
New York State Attorney General Letitia James visited the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC SHOP at 591 Malvin Mall in the Maple Plaza off Central Avenue in Cedarhurst on Sept. 26.
A chance meeting with Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, on a basketball court at an Arizona hotel during Passover set Lawrence native Avrahm “Avi” Berkowitz on a path to postpone his law career and go to work in the White House.
Ava Ali, from Inwood, is part of a freshman class of more than 1,500 students at Buffalo State College.