With improvements being made to the Atlantic Beach Tennis Center, the village is serving up a new community hub. Hurricane Sandy damaged the center, and as the storm’s sixth anniversary approaches, the end of the project is nearly in sight.
Sale, and while a generation’s worth of world, national and local events have unfolded since then, one constant has been the success of this Cedarhurst Business Improvement District event.
Connecting religion, culture and the universal love parents have for their children were the focal points of a nearly two-hour community meeting that packed Congregation Beth Sholom’s synagogue in Lawrence on Monday as Five Towns residents listened attentively and through index cards asked several questions of the assembled panel who tried to the address a challenging question: “Our kids know about drugs. Do we?”
Another step was taken to move the proposed new Peninsula Public Library project forward as the Lawrence School District Board of Education unanimously voted on July 9 to be the lead agency on issuing the $24 million bond that is expected to fund construction of a building on land by Zion Park in the Village of Lawrence.
A pair of new members to the Hewlett-Woodmere Board of Education took their seats following their swearing in, and two familiar faces found themselves in the center of the table at the board’s reorganization meeting on July 12.
Tisha B’Av, which literally means the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av, is a 24-25-hour period of fasting in remembrance of the destruction of the First and Second temples in Jerusalem.
With summer in full swing, many people are looking for any excuse to be outside, get some fresh air and take a bicycle ride around the South Shore communities, including Atlantic Beach.
A longtime churchgoer, Margaret DeNapoli Capobianco did not allow health problems deter her from praying. The lifelong Inwood resident kept a spiral notebook full of the names of staff and other people she met at Oceanside Care Center in her eight years as a resident at the nursing and rehabilitation facility.
A jury found former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, guilty on all counts Tuesday in their corruption retrial in Manhattan’s U.S. District Court. The four-week proceeding …
Second-half of the year general tax payments are due Aug. 10, without penalty, and to help make paying the money easier, the Hempstead Town of Receiver office has set up a number of payment options including extended office hours at the Hempstead Tax Office, two satellite offices, drive-thru payment windows and mobile tax office stops.
For two days —July 13 and July 14 from 7 p.m. to midnight — the parking lot across the street from Our Lady of Good Council Church, 68 Wanser Ave., Inwood, was transformed into the Santa Marina Feast, a fundraiser for the Santa Marina Society complete with rides, games, food and musical entertainment celebrating Santa Marina Vergine, the patron saint of Filandari, Italy.
Stewart Lyons, of Woodmere, was the winner of Linn’s Stamp News June philatelic line contest. His stamp, like many submissions avoided today’s political controversies, and used the knowledge that President Franklin D. Roosevelt was an avid and informed stamp collector. Linn Stamp News is an American weekly magazine devoted to stamp collecting.
Woodmere resident Isabelle Clarke graduated from Roger Williams University with a bachelor’s in construction management from the Bristol, Rhode Island school in May.
The Nassau County Police Department and Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help with identifying a man sought in connection with a burglary that occurred in Cedarhurst.
Nassau BOCES highlighted the accomplishments of Hewlett-Woodmere School District students Emanuel Cho and Lindo Gentile, naming them Students of the Quarter. Both were recognized for grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness.
Compliments of the Dime Community Bank, a group of 50 Kulanu members visited MCU Park to see the Brooklyn Cyclones play the Staten Island Yankees on July 8. All were said to be excited to witness the return of New York Mets’ star pitcher Noah Syndergaard to the mound after suffering an injury in May.
While driving south along Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood, Kenny Barrios, 30, of Far Rockaway, lost control of his vehicle as he attempted to navigate the place the street winds, following its intersection with Mott Avenue.