Rambam joins call to put ex-Nazi guard on trial

Students and faculty from Rambam Mesivta Maimonides High School in Lawrence were part of the rally Monday that included hundreds outside the Jackson Heights home of the last living concentration camp guard in New York, who were demanding that Germany put Jakiw Palij on trial.

Five Towners, rabbi stole over $17 million

A pair of Five Towns residents and a Queens rabbi will be sentenced for their part in a scheme to embezzle more than $17 million of city and state funding that was expected to be used for special-needs students between 3-and 5-years-old, who attend the Island Child Development Center in Far Rockaway.

Calling all Hewlett-Woodmere residents

Hewlett-Woodmere School District officials are embarking on a new strategic planning initiative — HW 2025 — and they are asking residents to take a survey.

Working around the clock for her travel clients

The corporate and leisure travel business is not very relaxing, as Jodi Hersh could attest.

Getting political in the Five Towns

The Inwood-AB GOP, comprised of local Nassau County Republican Committee representatives, covering Inwood, North Lawrence and Atlantic Beach, has been around for roughly 50 years.

Battling a 2-strike count

We’re deep into April and people are heading outdoors, but at Five Towns Mini-Golf and Batting Range, along Rockaway Turnpike in Lawrence, the business’s 40th season might not happen.

Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department honored by Nassau County commission

The Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department was presented with a unit citation from the Nassau County Fire Commission at the county’s Firefighters Museum and Education Center in Garden City on April 6.

Five Towners assist with multiple sclerosis fundraiser

Mallory and Amara Brenner, mother and daughter, became involved with the Multiple Sclerosis Society after Mallory’s brother was diagnosed with the disease that attacks the central nervous system and disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body.

Celebrating Indian culture on Children’s Day

Gold Hall in the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library was awash in colorful clothes and rhythmic dancing as the Five Towns Indian Association presented its annual Children’s Day, a celebration of the culture of India.

Five Towns students named to dean’s list

Inwood resident Essence Hightowe was named to the SUNY Plattsburgh dean’s list for the fall semester.

HALB parents honored by the Town of Hempstead

Woodmere residents Debra and Jay Zachter were presented with a Town of Hempstead citation by Councilman Bruce Blakeman for their service to the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach at the school’s annual dinner that was held at the newly renovated Woodmere campus, that was formerly Lawrence School District’s Number Six School.

Celebrating Irish heritage; Woodmere resident honored

Woodmere resident Sean O’Rourke was one of six people that the Town of Hempstead recognized as part of its first-ever Irish-American heritage celebration, which is dedicated to honoring exceptional Irish-American residents who have made a positive difference in their communities while embracing and promoting Irish heritage and culture.

Learning about Passover: honoring a longtime member

The Kiwanis Club of the Five Towns annual model Seder at Woodro Kosher Restaurant and Caterers in Hewlett on April 6 served a twofold purpose.

Finding those Easter eggs at St. Joseph’s in Hewlett

Children ran as fast and looked as hard as they could to collect as many eggs as possible at the annual Easter Egg Roll at St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Hewlett on April 15.