Michelle Buggs, 45, of Inwood, who owns the It’z All 4U restaurant in Far Rockaway was arrested on July 21, and charged with grand larceny second- and third-degree, insurance fraud second- and third-degree and perjury first-degree for allegedly receiving more than $69,000 in disability and workers’ compensation by lying about her injuries and employment status, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said.
A man and woman allegedly caused at least $4,000 in damage and threw merchandise at a store clerk at the Shell gasoline station at 408 Rockaway Turnpike in Cedarhurst at 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, according to police.
To help soldiers feel more appreciated and connected to the people who value their service in the Israel Defense Forces, A Package From Home, an American and Israeli-based organization, encourages donations of a wide variety of items to be sent to the military servicemen and women.
“It’s in your face,” Geri Barish, executive director of Hewlett House, president of 1 in 9: The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition, and a breast cancer survivor, said of legislation that became law late last month.
In an effort to halt the high rate of students not taking standardized state tests — known as the opt-out movement — U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr., the former New York State Education Commissioner, wants to penalize schools with the “needs improvement” designation.
The Lawrence village board dais looked different that it has in the past few years as new mayor, Alex Edelman, and three new trustees were sworn in, along with Village Justice Donald Buchalter at last Thursday’s meeting.
Lawrence homeowners Seth and Rivka Fortgang claim that Cedarhurst residents Ari and Daniella Schwartz are building an exact replica of their Auerbach Lane house from copyrighted design plans, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
My grandmother, Lucille Fisher Lowenstein, who died on July 15, was born on March 19, 1921, in Brooklyn to Sue and Louis A. Greenberg. My grandmother attended New York University and a summer semester at Cornell University, where she met the love of her life, Hamilton Fisher.
A man allegedly impersonating a police officer took another man’s wallet and an unspecified amount of money during a phony traffic stop on Broadway in Woodmere at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, according to police.
The Cedarhurst Senior Center in Village Hall at 200 Cedarhurst Ave. in Cedarhurst is one of the Town of Hempstead’s designated cooling centers and it will be open until 4:30 p.m. through July 22 to help those at-risk to stay cool during this stretch of hot weather.
Peter Bradbeer and Lauren Peter won the boys’ and girls’ championships, respectively, of the 18th annual Lessing’s American Junior Golf Association (AGJA) Classic played on July 20 and 21 at the Woodmere Club.
Alpha Epsilon Pi, a global Jewish fraternity founded in 1913 and dedicated to helping members strengthen the democratic character of student life, both academically and socially, has remained relevant through its commitment to fighting anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric and actions on college campuses.
A day before the official start of the 2016 Republican National Presidential Convention in Cleveland, there was an electric feeling in the air that buzzed through your body.
A group of knitters coordinated by the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Peninsula Section will be donating more than 40 blankets to children’s hospitals at the end of the month, according to Sunya Kleiner, a Lawrence resident and former NCJW community service vice president.
Twenty years ago last Sunday, July 17, TWA Flight 800 lifted off from John F. Kennedy International Airport on its way to Paris, but about 12 minutes from its take-off point, something went terribly wrong and the Boeing 747 airplane exploded over the Atlantic Ocean near East Moriches. All 230 passengers and crew died.
At Monday’s Hewlett-Woodmere Board of Education’s organizational meeting at the Woodmere Education Center, new Trustee Daniella Simon took the oath of office and was installed as a board member for a three-year term.
From July 18 through July 23, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library will be accepting plastic bottle caps and lids in lieu of fine payments for overdue items. For each five caps, lids or combination, the library will deduct 10 cents off the fines. Limit 50 caps ($1) per card, per transaction. No credit toward future fines. Cap exchanges do not apply to fees for lost or damaged books.
The Bayswater Players theater company will perform “Peter Pan” on Sunday, July 10 and Thursday, July 14 at 6 p.m.; Sunday, July 17 at 2 and 6 p.m., and on Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. at the Bayswater Jewish Center.
Year-round Ocean Beach resident Shoshanna McCollum, the author of two photo-essay books on Fire Island, will speak at Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway in Lawrence on Wednesday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Singer Teresa McClean will perform a free concert “A Salute to the First Ladies of Song” on the beach in Hewlett Point Park.
The second of three free movie nights at North Woodmere Park is on Tuesday, July 26 at 8:25 p.m. with a showing of “Paddington."
The Killing Kompany theater troupe will perform “The Summer of Murder” a comedy murder mystery at Sunny Atlantic Beach Club.
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) will discuss issues and answer questions at a mobile district office stop at Gourmet Glatt.
Starting Tuesday, June 28 and through Aug. 30, the Lido Beach Summer Program sponsored by the Town of Hempstead will take place.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 a.m. exercise and improve your core strength and flexibility.
Atlantic Beach shows a movie — for free — every Wednesday through July and August.