Hewlett-Woodmere, Lawrence budgets approved

The Hewlewtt-Woodmere and Lawrence operating budgets for the 2017-18 school year were approved by district residents Tuesday.

19th century piping to be replaced in Lawrence village

One year before the Village of Lawrence was established in 1897, piping for water was installed. Now about 2,300-feet of six-inch 19th century water main will be replaced by New York American Water with an eight-inch ductile iron main along Causeway Road (from Rock Hall Road to Broadway) and Pearsall Place (from Causeway heading east to the end of the roadway).

Take a step back in time at Rock Hall Museum

A family-friendly afternoon full of history awaits those who attend Rock Hall Museum’s Colonial Day on Sunday, May 21 from noon to 4 p.m.

Moratorium on private golf course development extended

The six-month moratorium on residential development on certain privately-owned golf course properties that the Town of Hempstead passed in November and went into effect on Dec. 5, was extended for 90 days on May 9.

Lawrence High students perform ‘Rock and Roll Interrupted’

Lawrence High School Dance Department and the Christina Mazzitelli Academy of Fine and Performing Arts under the direction of artistic director Laila Sales presents “Rock and Roll Interrupted” On Thursday, May 25 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre nursery school students get an art education

A typical gymnasium was transformed into an expansive art museum at the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Center in East Rockaway. More than 2,000 pieces of art by the 115 children ranging in age from 10 months to 5 that attend the nursery school were on display for the annual art show.

Woodsburgh resident wins state small business award

Founder and CEO of Queens-based ISS Action Security Pamela Newman, a Woodsburgh resident, was recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration in New York state as the Small Business Person of the Year in Washington D.C. on May 1.

Woodsburgh native gets married

Ashley Nicole Gildin, daughter of Melissa and William Gildin of Woodsburgh, was married on May 6 to Jonathan Ross Spitzer, son of Lynn-Anne and Stuart Spitzer of East Meadow.

Kiwanis honors police officers

Nassau County Fourth Precinct police officers Louis DiLeonardo and Ahmed Kessba were recognized.

Remembering the Holocaust, meeting David Friedman, medaling at math fair

Filled with rigorous Advanced Placement exam preparation, off-campus fairs and activities, special events, and guest speakers, these past few weeks have been livelier than ever at Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School.

Early Learning Center receives a clothing drop

Atlantic Beach resident Jodi and Richard Brodsky, who run the nonprofit charity — the Richard M. Brodsky Foundation, delivered $3,000 worth of clothing to the Five Towns Early Learning Center in Inwood on May 2.

Hewlett Harbor legal eagle recognized

The Hofstra Maurice A. Deane School of Law honored Hewlett Harbor resident Judge Denise Sher as an Outstanding Women in Law and presented her with its Judicial on April 25.

Envoy to Israel visits HAFTR

David Friedman, who is the new U.S. ambassador, came to the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School on April 28.

Lawrence sophomores compete at ICDC

For the 12th consecutive year, Lawrence High School’s DECA Club was represented at the DECA International Career Conference.

Woodsburgh native gets married

Ashley Nicole Gildin, daughter of Melissa and William Gildin of Woodsburgh, was married on May 6 to Jonathan Ross Spitzer, son of Lynn-Anne and Stuart Spitzer of East Meadow.

Hewlett Harbor legal eagle recognized

The Hofstra Maurice A. Deane School of Law honored Hewlett Harbor resident Judge Denise Sher as an Outstanding Women in Law and presented her with its Judicial on April 25.