Grove Avenue to become a one-way street

Navigating more than a few streets throughout the Five Towns can be like threading a needle. Motorists driving on Grove Avenue in Cedarhurst, which connects West Broadway to Broadway, and intersects …

Taking care of the village’s business

It came at the end of the Oct. 11 Village of Lawrence board of trustees meeting, but it might be the most significant item that was approved. Deputy Mayor Michael Fragin put forth a motion to hire a …

Mario Romanelli, 86

Mario Giuseppe Romanelli did not come to the United States until 1949, when he 18, but he became a fixture in the Five Towns. He and his cousin, Angelo Seganti, founded Associated Marble in 1964, in …

Marilyn Monroe prayer book to be auctioned in Cedarhurst

Hollywood screen legend and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe converted to Judaism in 1956, the same year she married playwright Arthur Miller. Despite the couple’s divorce five years later, Monroe remained faithful to her adopted religion, according to film historians.

Five Towns resident introduces Aliyah Program

School days in most schools are typically spent with a single teacher, in one classroom, except when it’s time for recess, lunch or gym. After moving up to middle school, students are expected …

It’s Kathleen Rice vs. Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District

Republican Ameer Benno in the 4th Congressional District is challenging incumbent two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, a Democrat. The Herald asked Benno and Rice questions focusing on issues vital to the residents of the 4th C.D., which encompasses several suburban communities in southern and central Nassau County.

HAFTR Highlights

Being involved breeds learning, fun and friendships

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School students have become acclimated to the demands that a new academic year brings. Most students are already immersed in schoolwork and have …

Lawrence art teacher wins $1,000 in supplies and STEAM forum opportunity

Anne Young, the art teacher at Lawrence Primary School at the Number Two School, was one of 90 educators to win $1,000 in supplies and the opportunity to attend a STEAM workshop from the CITGO …

Bestselling author to visit Peninsula Public Library

New York Times bestselling author Kitty Zeldis will visit Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence, on Monday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. to discuss her new novel “Not Our Kind.” Set in a …

Lawrence has a happy Homecoming

The class of 1968 was remembered and the football team upped its record to 6-0 for a great ending to Spirit Week and a topper to Lawrence’s Homecoming Weekend. The parade stepped off from Andrew J. …

Learning from a cow’s eye with Midreshet Shalhevet’s STEM Scholars

Midreshet Shalhevet High School freshman Naomi Lichter was inducted into the North Woodmere schools STEM (science technology, engineering and math) Scholars program, and received an iPad at the …

Grosz to receive Chesed Award

Cindy Grosz, a Jewish activist, journalist and radio host from Woodmere will be honored for her work associated with Israeli causes by the Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation with the Rachel …

Hewlett grad meets Dwayne Wade

Tweeting and providing good intel worked for North Woodmere resident and Hewlett High School graduate Brad Parker, who sent a tweet last month to NBA star Dwyane Wade about a good place to play …

Juan Vides challenges Melissa Miller in the 20th Assembly District

For the third time in four years, the Assembly race in the 20th District is an open and contested battle, as Juan Vides, an Oceanside businessman, and incumbent State Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller, a Republican and an Atlantic Beach resident, are the major party candidates.