Aiming to check Inwood's high-tide flooding

Jessie Specht is not a sailor but in her eight years of living on Walnut Road in Inwood she spends a portion of her day checking tide times, moon phases and the weather because when it is high tide and the moon is in its full phase and with or without a storm her street and others in the community flood.

STEM keeps on truckin’ at Lawrence High

Lawrence High School students got to take a break from the classroom and experience a potential look into the future thanks to the United States Army.

HAFTR Highlights

Purim, running for Shalva, attending AIPAC

While a surprise snowstorm resulted in a delayed start on March 4, Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School students eagerly awaited the celebrations that will usher in Purim, March 20 to 21. Given a chance to escape the winter blues, some of HAFTR's students will be taking trips this month, either to Israel or Washington, D.C., for worthwhile causes.

Midreshet Shalhevet High School tackles globe issue at YUMMUN

The experience at the Yeshiva University National Model United Nations was like no other, according to Midreshet Shalhevet High School junior Golda Gordon.

Class competitions at Hewlett and Lawrence high schools

Hewlett and Lawrence high schools both took part in separate competitions on March 1 as Hewlett High held its traditional Sports Night contest and Lawrence had its relatively new Battle of the Classes contest in that Friday.

Dr. Denise Cohen’s pediatric dentistry opens in Woodmere

There’s a new pediatric dental office in Woodmere, as Dr. Denise Cohen opened a brand-new office at 1049 Broadway in Woodmere with a ribbon-cutting on March 5.

V. I. Properties celebrates 20 years in Hewlett

V.I. Properties located at 1208 Broadway in Hewlett has been helping people buy and sell homes for two decades as the real estate firm celebrated its 20th anniversary on Feb. 28.

Laura Gillen visits the Five Towns

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen covered a lot of ground in her community town hall presentation at Lawrence High School on March 10, then the roughly 40 Five Towns residents got their chance to ask questions.

A.J. & MOS brings its diverse merchandise to Broadway

A.J. & MOS opened at 1026 Broadway in Woodmere in October and hosted a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 5

AOH Division 3 marches in Mineola for St. Patrick’s Day

The Five Towns’ Padraic Pearce Division 3 Ancient Order of Hibernians took part in the St. Patrick’s Parade organized by the Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens in Mineola on March 3.