South Shore fire departments responded to house fires at 516 Arlington Road in Cedarhurst, and 245 Pepperidge Road in Hewlett Harbor on March 23.
Two Inwood businessmen — Mario Giuseppe Romanelli and David Hance — will be honored for their community contributions at the annual Inwood Civic Association Citizen of the Year dinner at the Inwood Country Club on Saturday.
Under the shadow of last month’s mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and adults were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Lawrence School District Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen and Assistant Superintendent of Operations Jeremy Feder presented the preliminary operating budget for the 2018-19 school year at the March 12 Board of Education meeting.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran threw local sports organizations a doozy of a curve ball just weeks before Little League baseball and softball seasons begin, announcing on March 14 that the county would not waive park fees for community sports organizations. Collection of those fees is expected to generate more than $1 million in county revenue.
Now 90 years old, The Brandeis School in Lawrence is addressing the present and its future by expanding its nursery school program, enhancing the middle school educational offerings and upgrading a building dedicated in 1963.
The horror a student feels when looking into the backpack, only to find that the homework, worksheet or permission slip that they are looking for is nowhere to be found, could be a thing of the past.
An activity-packed month kept the students and faculty busier than ever at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School.
The National Council of Teachers of English announced that Vintage, Hewlett High School’s literary magazine, has been selected to receive a rank of Recommended for the highest award in the 2017 NCTE program that recognizes excellence in student literary magazines.
Hebrew Academy of Long Beach basketball player Isaac Soloman is one of the six finalists for the Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery.
Family, friends and co-workers from Pugatch Realty, and some are both, gathered at the Woodmere Club in Woodmere on March 18 to remember Lori Lewis, who lost her battle with breast cancer.
Lawrence High School students Danielle Hance and John Loughlin Jr. placed in the top 10 in the exam and presentation portion while placing sixth and seventh, respectively overall in the Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling category at the DECA State Career Conference in upstate Rochester, March 6 to 9.
Elissa Candiotti, a 2014 graduate of Hewlett High School and senior at Syracuse University, captured first place and a $3,000 award in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation 2017-2018 Journalism Awards Program’s radio broadcast news and features regional competition.
Long Island activists and elected leaders — including U.S. Representatives Peter King and Tom Suozzi — are expected to flood the campus of SUNY Farmingdale on March 24 to march in solidarity with …
More than two dozen professionally dressed, career-minded Baldwin High School students paired off with professors and program heads at Hofstra University during the school’s 20th annual Shadow Day Program on March 15. Every year, Baldwin High sends about 25 sophomores and juniors to Hofstra. The students are chosen based on their educational and career interests. Participants get a real sense of what it’s like to be a college student. They sit in classes, meet professors and chat with students.
Cindy Grosz, was among the honorees and award winners at the National Council of Young Israel gala at Terrace on the Park in Flushing on March 15.
Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library patron Marilyn Langer was the raffle winner after the “Blind Date with a Book” reading event.
Dozens of uniformed officers and recruits lined up outside of the Nassau Police Academy in Massapequa Park on Tuesday to show their support for the new School Resource Program, aimed at providing additional resources and manpower to school districts in the event of an active shooter situation. Officers will now make regular daily rounds at all of the school buildings in each the 56 school districts in Nassau County. They will be working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, local village police and individual school districts to maximize the efficiency of their response to violent or gun-related incidents throughout the county.
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Flooded by clients who are now likely to lose their Temporary Protected Status, Freeport immigration attorney John Barrera is busy these days. Congress created the TPS program in …
Nassau County police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly damaged a drive-thru window on Dec. 16 of last year.