Mike's Burgers at 531 Central Ave. in Cedarhurst suffered severe internal damage, according to village officials after an early morning fire raced through the restaurant. The blaze was detected before …
In Lawrence, counting of the ballots was delayed by one hour and 46 minutes as 10 residents learned they were not on the voter rolls and had the village send faxed appeals to a county judge. Approval came for all 10 residents, but at least three left before the judge ruled.
Congressman Gregory Meeks, a Democrat from St. Albans, now in the final year of his 10th two-year term, is being challenged by Elmont community activist Carl Achille and Queens resident Mizan Choudhury for the right to run against a Republican opponent for the 5th District seat.
Mark Weissman, 54, of Lawrence and Rabbi Igal Haimoff, 67, of Flushing, were charged with attempting to extort $7 million in exchange for not providing law enforcement with purportedly incriminating evidence, according to Eastern District officials.
Two people were taken to South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside after an accident, where one vehicle was overturned after the two vehicles crashed at the intersection of Mill Road and Peninsula Boulevard in Hewlett just after 9:30 p.m. on June 16.
Outward Bound is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1941 to help promote personal growth and improved social skills through outdoor activities. Project Extreme, a program inspired by Outward Bound and based in Lawrence, provides at-risk teens in the Jewish community and their families with similar opportunities to help them overcome the obstacles they face.
Angered by a May 17 incident in which the mother of a pre-kindergartner was allowed to take her daughter and another girl off a Lawrence School district bus, a group of parents are calling on the district to hire bus matrons for general-education students, and especially the youngest children the district transports.
Summer is a time for children to go outside, free of the responsibilities of school, and enjoy playing, games and the sun. Unfortunately for some children with special needs many camps that would …
As the 2017-2018 school year approaches its final days, the students of the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School are reveling in their last trips, activities, and exams before the start of the summer break.
A former Herald “Woman of the Week,” Settina Clementina Pollera, 95, died on May 15. She was described as, “always ready to meet a new challenge, [and] always ready to extend herself and her horizons.”
After a season when the team captured the Seawane Cup from neighboring rival Lynbrook on March 28, for the first time since 2012, and advanced to the semifinals of the Nassau Class B, seven Hewlett High School boys’ lacrosse team members earned recognition for their performance.
Several Italian wines were poured and tasted and a four-course meal was served at the Kiwanis Club of the Five Towns seventh annual wine tasting fundraising dinner at the Seawane Club on May 30.
The Camp Smith Training Site in upstate Cortlandt Manor, volunteers of the New York Guard State Defense Force might do a double-take this spring with identical twins serving in the force headquarters.
Daniella Eve Goldenstein, of Woodmere, and Jessica Keeler, from of Hewlett, were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island.
All hands were on deck at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the school’s Hawks Nest in the Lawrence sports complex on June 13, and announced a state grant to provide the yeshiva that includes a lower school a middle school and a high school with $150,000 to improve security.
Fifty existing golf courses have hosted the U.S. Open, including Shinnecock Hills that is hosting its fifth such tournament June 14 to 17. The Southampton course, is considered a classic and is rated No 1. among GolfWeek’s Best Top 100 classic or modern tracks. Ten criteria rated the course, including memorability of specific holes and the “Walk in the Park” test.
Woodmere Middle School seventh-grader Ava Giugliano was named a 2018 Maverik National Lacrosse Classic All-Star and will represent New York state at the Maverik National All-American Lacrosse Classic in Delaware, July 16-19. It’s the third consecutive year that the Hewlett resident and goalie was chosen to play in this tournament.