‘Exciting times’ for Lawrence School District

The Lawrence Board of Education reorganization meeting on July 9 included a little of the old — once again ...

Hewlett native Robyn Schall records first comedy album at the Triad Theater in Manhattan on July 20

Ever since she was a youngster, Hewlett High School alumna, class of 2002, Robyn Schall has enjoyed making people laugh so much that she has managed to fashion a successful career from the hilarity.

Hot seasonal bargains in Cedarhurst village

For four days up to 100 businesses offered special deals and discounts to shoppers as part of the 31st annual Cedarhurst Summer Sidewalk Sale in the village’s business district.

Lawrence native Alan Bruce Magidoff, 89

From the Romeos (Retired old men eating out) to crooning at parties and in synagogue, Alan Bruce Magidoff made friends everywhere he went from New York to Los Angeles.

Space exploration ignites the imagination

I was 8-years-old when Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins went to the moon in Apollo 11.

Audit blames NYAW for high bills

A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11.

Vintage vehicles, Cadillacs at Rock Hall

If you walked around the Vintage Antique Fun Car Show at Rock Hall Museum in Lawrence on June 23, you saw at least 60 cars, according to Howard Fishman from the Chevrolet Club of America, Queens County Region that presented the show.

Richard M. Brodsky Foundation donates toys to the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

The Richard M. Brodsky Foundation, headed by Atlantic Beach residents Richard and Jodi Brodsky, donated $2,000 worth of toys to the Lawrence-based Five Towns Community Center’s Operation Head Start on July 3.

Franklin Early Childhood Center teacher Nicole Montellese receives BOCES technology award

Nicole Montellese, the technology integration lead teacher at the Franklin Early Childhood Center in Hewlett, was presented with the inaugural Nassau BOCES NASTAR Award given by the Nassau Association of School Technologists.

L.I. Ducks thrive amid roster turnover

The Long Island Ducks, in their 20th anniversary season and first under manager Wally Backman, overcame a myriad of roster defections to Major League Baseball or foreign organizations in the first half of the Atlantic League campaign to win 42 of 69 games to finish atop the Liberty Division standings.

Collaborative drive collects over 1,600 pounds of food

State Assemblywoman Melissa “Missy” Miller (R–Atlantic Beach) partnered with King Kullen and Long Island Cares Inc., and the annual Summer Food Drive to End Hunger held on July 7 collected 1,626 pounds of food, during the eight-hour event.

Village of Lawrence administrator Ron Goldman earns honor roll recognition

Lawrence Village Administrator Ron Goldman earned a spot on the 2019 Municipal Code honor roll.

Warehousing way more than sneakers in revamped Hewlett store

The refurbished Sneaker Warehouse at 1328 Peninsula Blvd. in the Peninsula Shopping Center in Hewlett offers its patrons much more than sneakers...

9/11 responder from Glen Head is seeking pension parity

Many images continue to haunt civilian 9/11 responder Timothy DeMeo. He saw close to 100 people engulfed in flames jump from the twin towers, he said — images that are still among his nightmares. …