Nassau Expressway streetlights are on!

After a car crashed on Thanksgiving Day into the one streetlight pole that houses the controls for all the lights along the Nassau Expressway, multiple levels of government mobilized to remedy the …

Playing chess at the Gural JCC is challenging and fun

The world chess championship ended on Nov. 28, but the education of 10 young boys continues under the tutelage of Anatoly Tonkonogy, a senior master in the centuries old game that remains the …

Remembering George and Barbara Bush

It was the second night of a getaway weekend for me and my wife, Christine, as we celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary at the Breakwater Inn and Spa in Kennebunkport, Maine, in September …

Shabbaton bonds the Davis Renov Stahler community together

Sophomores, juniors and seniors from Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere, their families and rabbis took part in the annual Shabbaton that this year was a weekend at the …

Hewlett Happenings

Thinking of break time, Cabaret Night and hosting the Danes

The four full weeks of school between Thanksgiving and December break are often the most difficult and strenuous weeks of the year for Hewlett High School students. With multiple tests in each …

Hewlett resident to tell her story at My Father’s Place on Dec. 15

Tracey Segarra, of Hewlett, will be one of six storytellers who will recall stories about sex, drugs and rock’n’ roll — Pat Benatar, Bob Marley and Bruce Springsteen are the primary …

Celebrating Hanukkah in Hewlett

On the first night of Hanukkah, Dec. 2, the Hewlett and Woodmere communities gathered at the Veterans Memorial Plaza at the intersection of Broadway and West Broadway in Hewlett to light the menorah. …

Hatzalah director, of Cedarhurst, dead after being hit by a car

Dr. Richie Friedman, a Cedarhurst resident and Hatzalah director, was walking north in the roadway on Washington Avenue between Donmoor Road and Broadway in Lawrence, when he was struck by a 2016 BMW also headed north at 5:39 p.m. on Dec. 1, according to Nassau County police.

Lawrence native promotes ‘Dirty Dancing’ composer’s new box set

Ken Franklin grew up in Lawrence, where his mother, 94, and two older brothers still live. Inspired by the Broadway musicals his parents took him to and being part of then C.W. Post’s (now LIU …

Rush Capelli Fit Empire opens

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolution. Rush Capelli Fit Empire, at 1215 Station Plaza in Hewlett, is open. The ribbon-cutting was on Nov. 29. Owner and personal trainer Nneka Queen …

‘Pinkalicious’ entertains at Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library

More than 100 children and adults watched the post-Thanksgiving children’s show “Pinkalicious” performed by Plaza Theatrical Productions at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library in …

Molloy packs plenty of offense

Molloy College played its best basketball down the stretch last season, salvaging a 7-11 record against East Coast Conference foes and reaching the tournament semifinals.