Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports.
Homecoming takes on a new meaning this year as the Lawrence School District celebrates its 125th anniversary. Festivities this Saturday will include a ceremony at 11:45 a.m. at Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park, a parade at 1 p.m. that begins at the park and ends at Lawrence High School and a football game against Lynbrook an hour later.
Two Hewlett High School juniors, a pair of Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway (HAFTR) High School students, and student from Davis Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere were named semifinalists in the prestigious 2016 Siemens Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Competition.
Gift cards for restaurants, gasoline and other donations have been made to Joseph Mollo and his family after the 10-year-old was severely hurt when a car hit him as he crossed West Broadway at Franklin Avenue in Woodmere on Oct. 5.
After a difficult one-year stay in Nassau B-I boys’ volleyball, Hewlett is trying to lock down its second Conference B-III title in three seasons. The Bulldogs, who were unable to win a match in 2015, ripped off 12 consecutive victories out of the gate before their perfect run ended on Columbus Day.
For the second time in two years, the Assembly race in the 20th District is an open and contested battle, as Democrat Anthony Eramo, a Long Beach city councilman, and Atlantic Beach resident Missy Miller, a Republican, are the major party candidates. Joseph R. Naham is running on the Green Party ballot line.
Despite the rainy weather on Oct. 9, the Inwood 5K was run as 143 participants competed in the race that encircles a portion of the Town of Hempstead hamlet in the Five Towns and begins and end at Bayview Avenue by Inwood Park.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and the Nassau County Department of Health are partnering with Safe Kids Nassau County to promote pedestrian safety awareness this Halloween. With daylight hours getting shorter, children are more likely to be trick-or-treating in the dark when it is more difficult for drivers to see them.
Among the many activities at Lawrence Woodmere Academy‘s Homecoming on Saturday will be a registration drive for potential bone marrow donors.
To the delight of old and new customers, Tamburino’s Deli, on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, reopened on Sept. 24.
Safety concerns, on Long Island and across the nation, and changing demographics in the Five Towns have led to a decline in football participation locally. While three local soccer leagues are flourishing, the 60-year-old Inwood Buccaneers Athletic Club has suspended its football and cheerleading programs this fall.
Inwood residents are struggling with the consequences of living next to a vacant home on the corner of Bayswater Boulevard and Chestnut Street in Inwood for approximately the last seven years.
Walk through the halls of Lawrence High School on any given weekday, and you will hear a loud cacophony of chatter, laughs and shouts ringing throughout.
The Jewish holiday of Sukkot is often called the “season of our rejoicing.” It commemorates the Jews’ safe passage out of the desert in what is now the Sinai Peninsula, Saudi Arabia and Jordan after fleeing slavery in Egypt three millennia ago. It is the last of what are called the pilgrimage festivals, which include Passover and Shavuot. This year the holiday, also referred to as the Feast of the Tabernacles, is Oct. 16 to 23.
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) defeated Republican challenger Chris McGrath of Hewlett Harbor by 886 votes in a tightly contested special election in April. Kaminsky was then the assemblyman representing the 20th A.D.
Rabbi Eli Skaist, a lieutenant and chaplain in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and rebbe at the Ashreinu Yeshiva in Israel, spoke to Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Middle School students about the meaning of repentance and said it’s a response to God calling out to us.
Far Rockaway resident and Five Towns Community Center youth advocacy counselor and youth employment coordinator Veronica Ortiz was among the eight people the Town of Hempstead recognized for their contributions to the local Hispanic community at National Hispanic Heritage Month ceremony at town hall on Oct. 4.
Tyler Jake Gilding, son of Melissa and William Gilding of Woodsburgh will marry Zara Brands Richman, daughter of Caryn and Irwin Richman of Commack on Saturday.
The Woodmere Fire Department opened its doors to the public at 20 Irving Place in Woodmere for four hours on Oct. 9.
For the second consecutive year, Woodmere native William R. Aronin was named a “Rising Star” in the area of criminal defense by Super Lawyers.
The trick is to play well, the treat is to win as the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club is looking for golfers to represent their village/community in the club’s inaugural Long Island Village Men’s Team Championship on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31.
Hear the American Girl stories of Felicity, Kirsten, Kaya, Josefina or Kit read aloud in the parlor at Rock Hall at 199 Broadway in Lawrence.
The Changing Face of Long Island
Part one in an ongoing series. People arrive on Long Island from points around the world. According to statistics, the pace of immigration has accelerated over the past two decades, changing the face of Long Island, which was known for years as a largely white suburb of New York City. Over the next seven weeks, the Herald will document the lives of the immigrants and people of color who are rapidly transforming Long Island’s demographics and reshaping its educational, political and economic landscapes.
Longtime executive editor of the Heralds John O’Connell retired last Friday after 18 years with Richner Communications. “John has been a pleasure to work with over the years as we grew and …