Porch pirates are back and Nassau County has them

Between Nov. 16 and 22, there were four reported thefts of delivered packages outside homes in Cedarhurst, Lawrence, North Woodmere and Woodmere, according to Nassau County police.

The sound of dribbling a basketball in silence

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Middle School students got the experience of learning some tips from the former basketball player nicknamed the “Crossover king.” 

Five Towns businesses battle the online intrusion

In a world where online shopping is has become the norm, especially during the holiday season, Five Towns businesses are fighting to maintain success in today’s digital shopping world. 

HAFTR High in Cedarhurst hosts yeshiva college fair

The Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School in Cedarhurst was the site of what was described by Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys Principal Rabbi Yisroel Kaminetsky as a “college fair for Israeli yeshivas.”

Michaels Jewelry Designs celebrates a milestone

Seventy years ago, Marvin Zuckerman started a business that has grown into a legacy.

Christmas coming to the Five Towns

The holiday season was welcomed into the Five Towns with hot chocolate, cookies, bubbles, music, Batman and a visit from Santa Claus...

Yeshiva Ketana students meet State Sen. Todd Kaminsky

Fourth grade students at Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island in Inwood received a visit from State Sen. Todd Kaminsky on Dec. 2.

Bookworms aids Hindi’s Libraries

Hindi’s Libraries helped establish a new group of young volunteers, the Bunch o’ Bookworms, made up of high school students.

Gio’s Law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Updated Dec. 13 at 7:55 a.m. Legislation named in honor of Giovanni Cipriano was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

HAFTR Highlights

Meaningful messages, inspiring programs

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School opened its doors to prospective students and their parents at the annual Open House on Nov. 17.

Gammy’s Pantry in Inwood cited by County Legislator Carrie Solages

At the Islamic Council of North American Relief event at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on Nov. 23.

Ann DeMichael, Five Towns Kiwanis help feed seniors

Woodmere resident Ann DeMichael collected and distributed food to seniors in Oceanside last month on behalf of the Five Towns Kiwanis Club...

Cedarhurst resident honored by Hofstra

Manmeet Nijjer, of Cedarhurst, was one of 28 Hofstra University seniors from 24 departments and several interdisciplinary programs at Hofstra University recognized for outstanding achievement...

Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni association is seeking Hall of Fame nominations

The Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association is asking for nominations of possible inductees to the alumni Hall of Fame...