Cedarhurst resident and accountant Shaun Greenwald admitted to being guilty of a stock market manipulation scheme in United States District Court in New Jersey on Feb. 20. On his LinkedIn account, Greenwald is listed as president Cedarhurst-based SGS Advisors.
Lawrence Village Administrator Ron Goldman, a past president of the Lawrence Association, kibitzed that Paris Popack is “not a public speaker, she is a public doer,” and that is why she and other residents are working to revive the dormant organization that functions as the village’s civic group.
The Black History Month Celebration originally planned by the Five Towns Community Center for Feb. 27 is being postponed. The center hopes to host a similar event at some point in the near future.
The populations of European countries Liechtenstein, Monaco and San Marino are all less than 52,500 — about the number of laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza across New York as of Feb. 3, the most recent data available, according to the New York State Department of Health.
Born in Harlem, the man who founded Congregation Beth Sholom is credited with helping to build a portion of the Five Towns Jewish community was remembered during a funeral service on Feb. 14 at the Lawrence synagogue in the village where he lived.
“It looks like another great store is soon to be added to the ‘good old days’ list,” wrote Jack Redash on Facebook. “Walked by The Cheese Store earlier today and saw the bad news … Enjoy your retirement Mitch and good luck!”
An issue that appeared to be lurking in the shadows took center stage in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District, and the roiling debate, I feel, has changed the dynamic of my community.
Justin Valentin, 19, of Sheridan Boulevard, in Inwood, was arrested for allegedly stealing property from vehicles on Arbuckle Avenue and Woodmere and Clubhouse Road in Woodmere on Feb. 16, Nassau County police said.
An address — 200 Central Ave. — and a nickname — One Library Way — were among several items discussed and approved at the Village of Lawrence board of trustees meeting on Feb. 8.
Hanukkah became a nightmare for the Azan family on Dec. 17. As the family was asleep flames from the menorah spread through their Brooklyn home. The fire killed four of the seven people in the house, Aliza Azan, 39, and three of her children, Moshe, 11, Yitzah, 7 and Henrietta, 3.
The Brandeis School in Lawrence, celebrated Tu B’Shvat — the New Year for trees — on Jan. 31 with songs, dancing, and a play about the relationship of the Jewish people to the land of Israel.
Legislation that was passed in both houses of the State Legislature on Tuesday could change the date of the New York state primary from Tuesday, Sept. 11, the second day of Rosh Hashanah, to Thursday, Sept. 13.
Since Christmas Eve there have been five incidents of people calling in bogus food orders to Chinese restaurants in Franklin Square, Lawrence, North Woodmere and Valley Stream and then stealing the delivery vehicles, police said.
Hewlett-Woodmere’s consideration of including the Muslim holidays, Eid al Fitr and Eid al Adha, on the 2018-19 school district calendar generated passionate arguments from both sides of the issue.
Singing and dancing and a trombone player highlighted the inaugural Lawrence Elementary School talent show held in the gymnasium of the Lawrence Primary School at the Number Two School in Inwood on Feb. 2.
Nassau County police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man and a woman, who allegedly stole an assortment of merchandise from the Marshalls department store at 345 Rockaway Tpke., in Lawrence, around 1:5 p.m. on Aug. 30.
The Five Towns Kiwanis continued its tradition of donating pediatric Trauma kits to local first responders.
This is not your grandmother’s rehabilitation and nursing center. When Ben Landa and Bent Philipson conceived what has become the Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation & Nursing Center to replace the Woodmere facility immediately next door the principals of SentosaCare thought of a place where they would want to live.
In a report released on Feb. 6, the National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of the Jan. 4, 2017 accident at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn that resulted in injuries to 108 people “was that the engineer of Long Island Rail Road train 2817 fell asleep due to his chronic fatigue.” The train was on the Far Rockaway branch that includes Inwood, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Hewlett, Woodmere and Gibson.
Kristen Kelly, of Atlantic Beach, and Luis Jan, from Inwood, were named to the fall semester dean’s list for the University of Scranton.
To create better long-rage plans, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library is asking for feedback residents in its coverage. Through March 2, a brief survey can be filled out and submitted by email, website and printed copies in the library at 1125 Broadway in Hewlett.
For at least 10 years, the clock at the intersection of Irving Place and Broadway in Woodmere that is also called NCJW Way for the National Council of Jewish Women, has not worked. It is stuck at 2 o’clock, providing the correct time only twice a day as the old joke goes.
After growing up in Cedarhurst, Jake Burton Carpenter’s competitive skiing career was ended by a car accident shortly after he enrolled in the University of Colorado, however, Carpenter, now known as Jake Burton, has since revolutionized winter sports.