Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women of all ethnic backgrounds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Cancer Society recommends that women at average risk for the disease start annual screening with mammograms between ages 40 and 44.
Among the credentialed press corps that covered the presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at Hofstra University on Monday were a Lawrence High school social studies teacher and three 2016 graduates.
To protect against storm damage and increase its power output equivalent to the four other electric substations in the village, the PSEG-Long Island substation on Pearsall Avenue between Rockaway Turnpike and Avery Place in Cedarhurst will be undergoing a major upgrade that began at the end of September and is expected to be completed by June, company officials said.
Parking, heating, infestation of animals, plumbing and communication problems were some of the problems that 30 residents of the Bayview Gardens apartment complex on Bayview Ave. between Sheridan Boulevard and St. George Place in Inwood spoke about at a meeting at a private home, also in Inwood on Sept. 21.
To increase awareness of safety and security during the Jewish High Holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the Nassau County police addressed community and religious leaders on patrol and policing strategies at police headquarters in Mineola on Wednesday.
Rosh Hashana message
More than any other Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashana has a host of symbols and images bound up with its very identity. But of all these iconic images, Jewish tradition has identified one in particular as central to the day’s very essence.
Rosh Hashana message
Each time we hear the sound of the shofar at Rosh Hashana services, we answer with a prayer called Hayom Harat Olam. The text of the prayer says: “Today the universe is as it was at its birth. Today all creation is called to judgment.”
Rosh Hashana message
Genuine insight can be found in unlikely places. In fact, I once noticed a striking message on a bumper sticker. It read: “He who has a clear conscience also has a faulty memory.”
Due to the discovery of listeria, a bacteria that could cause severe infection and possibly be fatal, the Far Rockaway-based SM Fish Corp. was ordered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to temporarily close until the manufacturing facility meets the standard requirement.
As part of the more than $5 million safety grant that the Metropolitan Transit Authority will receive from the Federal Railroad Administration, $1.91 million is designated for closed circuit television cameras to be installed at the Long Island Rail Road’s West Broadway train crossing in Hewlett.
Although Hewlett High School senior, Mukanjo Mukuka’s dish was on the “chopping block” after the second round of the Food Network’s Chopped Teen Tournament, overall, “It was a very joyful experience,” the 18-year-old said.
With her 19-year-old son William sitting home and doing nothing after the school year ended with no more BOCES training to attend, Sharon Diana decided to respond to the email she received from the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst about its newly established I-Space program.
After nearly 10 months of operation, Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa owner Alan Bernstein thinks of his employees akin to relatives. “I consider my staff to be extended family,” said Bernstein, who added he considers his customers part of that genealogy as well.
The trick is to play well, the treat is to win as the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club is looking for golfers to represent their village/community in the club’s inaugural Long Island Village Men’s Team Championship on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31.
To help supplement the firefighting efforts and emergency response of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department, the mainly all-volunteer service has been given a two-year $499,200 grant to hire four full-time firefighters.
In writing a book that encompasses the rules of 21 popular sports, Gary Belsky said that he and writing partner Neil Fine took a “Talmudic approach” and where the rules had to be explained there are annotations in “On the Origins of Sports: The Early History and Original Rules of Everybody’s Favorite Games.”
Described by Hewlett Harbor resident and store manager Beth Star as a “cool, chic mom and pop shop,” Eyes on Broadway at 1344 Broadway in Hewlett is celebrating 16 years in business. Star’s father, Dr. Steven B. Agin, an optometrist, owns the family business; his daughter runs the retail side of their business.
If one were able to read a book about Friends of the Library, he or she would learn that it is an organization comprised of a board and about 300 members from both within the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and about 70 members outside S.D. 14.
Four Hewlett High School students, along with two fellow seniors from Mesivta Ateres Yaakov Ruth & Hyman High School in Lawrence, and another from Davis Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere were named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Built in 1928, the half-mile boardwalk in the barrier beach community of Atlantic Beach continues to serve the residents and visitors after it was repaired from damage sustained in Hurricane Sandy, nearly four years ago.
Rock and Wrap It Up! founder Syd Mandelbaum was one of 30 people who took part in a White House roundtable discussion about energy, water, food use and waste, and was one of the two featured speakers on Aug. 25.
The victims of 9/11 and local police enforcement were the focus Chabad of Hewlett’s back to school barbecue at their house on Everit Avenue in Hewlett on Sept. 11. Cub Scouts from …
Open from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Bagel Boss in Hewlett has been serving its customers for 13 years. Nearly 30 employees work at the Hewlett store at 1352 Peninsula Blvd. in the Peninsula Shopping Center.