BREAKING NEWS: Nassau digs out after nor'easter drops nearly a foot of snow across the county

Hewlett High School sophomore creates Just Service app

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.

HAFTR Highlights

Helping Shalva, going to AIPAC, celebrating Purim, understanding DNA

An activity-packed month kept the students and faculty busier than ever at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School.

A ‘Vintage’ year for Hewlett High School literary magazine

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.

Vote for HALB’s Isaac Soloman to win All -Star Award from the Brooklyn Nets

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 gather to remember Lori Lewis

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.

Top 10 finish for Lawrence High School's DECA

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.

Hewlett High School alum in finals of national radio contest

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.

Thousands expected to march against gun violence in Farmingdale, Long Beach, Washington

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 …

Hofstra hosts 20th annual Shadow Day event

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.

Five Towners honored at National Council of Young Israel gala in Queens

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.

‘Blind Date’ generates reading fun for Hewlett-Woodmere library patrons

Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library patron Marilyn Langer was the raffle winner after the “Blind Date with a Book” reading event.

Ryder: Police to visit county schools daily

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.

No Place to Call Home

TPS decision leaves families on edge

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 …

Man sought for damaging a Taco Bell in Lawrence

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.