Gady Pozuelos, 14, described as a Hispanic girl, 4-10, 90 pounds with black hair and black eyes, was last seen at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst at 8 a.m. on Nov. 20, has been reported missing, according to the Nassau County police Missing Persons Squad.
A 19-year-old man who allegedly struck a younger teenager on the head with a bicycle chain was arrested after returning to the scene of the alleged crime, police said.
Three people, including the driver, were severely injured in a one-car crash that occurred at the intersection of West Broadway and Bayview Avenue in Cedarhurst 2:19 a.m. on Nov. 21, police said.
South Island Medical Associates, a multi-specialty medical practice, is holding a Thanksgiving dinner for their patients on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. in the dining room of the Jewish Association For Services Roy Reuther Senior Center at 711B Seagirt Ave. in Far Rockaway.
On Nov. 9, workmen continued to string electrical wires across the ceiling of what will be the new Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Sustenance Center in Cedarhurst in the Maple Plaza Mall.
More than 200 members of the roughly 280-member Lawrence Teachers Association rallied for a new contract at the district Board of Education meeting on Nov. 6, and, led by union President Lori Skonberg they repeatedly called on the trustees to reopen negotiations. According to the LTA, there have been no contract discussions since Feb. 26, 2015.
On the same day that New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial ended in a mistrial, the federal jury in the bribery case of Lawrence resident Murray Huberfeld and Norman Seabrook, the former president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, were released after they could not break a deadlock.
Lawrence’s Jordan Alexander waited almost three full quarters for Wantagh to break out its customary bag of tricks in last Saturday’s Nassau Conference III football championship game at Hofstra.
An Atlantic Beach man was arrested for allegedly robbing the Chase Bank at 1000 Railroad Ave. in Woodmere on Aug. 16, police said.
In light of the 493 deaths by opiate overdose on Long Island as reported by the Suffolk and Nassau medical examiner offices in 2016, the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in Cedarhurst was prompted to host a workshop titled: “Understanding the World of Prescription Drugs and Substance Abuse.” The goal was to educate the community on how to address the effects of prescription drugs and recognize the signs of abuse.
The words hero, heroine and role model are either overused or not used properly. For three Israel Defense Forces soldiers, those words define them perfectly.
According to federal prosecutors, outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto began a scheme involving kickbacks bribes and a “sham” job for Mangano’s wife with a former local restaurateur “immediately” after Mangano took office in 2010.
Midreshet Shalhevet High School students, seniors Aviva Marmer and Sarah Austin and juniors Sarah Spielman and Nava Yastrab, along with faculty advisor coach Ilona Diamond, attended the Schusterman American Israel Public Affairs Committee High School summit in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 29-31
Hindel Jesselson, a Cedarhurst resident, with a husband and three children was named the executive director of Amber Court Assisted Living of Smithtown, a new community set to open later this year on Lake Avenue in Nesconset.
The Village of Lawrence will have free parking on Nov. 23 and 24, and on the weekends of Nov. 25-26; Dec. 2-3; Dec. 9-10; Dec. 16-17; Dec. 23-24; and Dec. 30-31 in lost Nos. 3 — the north side of Central Avenue and 4 — the south side of Central Avenue from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Metered parking remains in effect, officials said.
As the colder weather begins to engulf the Hewlett and Woodmere communities, the Hewlett Bulldog sports teams refuse to let anything deter them in their quest for success.
Camp Anchor’s Kiwanis Aktion Club took first place in the scrapbook category at the recent Kiwanis state convention.
Anthony Ponte, of Atlantic Beach, was one of two people appointed to the board of directors of South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside.
Rock and Wrap It Up!’s chief executive officer and founder Syd Mandelbaum attended the book release for Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling’s book “Bow to Stern” at the Friars Club in Manhattan on Oct. 27.
Firefighters from the Hewlett, Inwood, Lawrence-Cedarhurst, Meadowmere Park, Oceanside and Woodmere fire departments were recognized for their volunteer service by the Peninsula Kiwanis Club at the organization’s 43rd annual Fireman’s Awards Night at O’Connell Gardens in Oceanside on Oct. 25.
For the fifth year in a row students danced, mingled and ate the complimentary food thanks to the Leaders Club at Hewlett High School.
Iris and Shalom Maidenbaum, of Lawrence, were presented with the Zionist Organization of America’s Justice Louis D. Brandeis award, at the organization’s gala at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan on Nov. 12.
Tony Richardson was a high school senior in Alabama. The Army brat and the youngest of seven children didn’t know anything but living somewhere for a brief time, packing up and moving to where his father was stationed.
Kaylyn Forbes went into the state qualifying cross-country meet at Bethpage State Park on Nov. 4 with a mission.