Atlantic Beach village adopts $3.7 million budget

Atlantic Beach trustee Andrew Rubin reviewed the 11-page 2019-20 budget proposal for the village for which he applied the words “conservative and realistic,” despite an estimated $200,000 increase from the current budget.

Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association to induct three on May 5

A trio of Hewlett High School graduates will be honored for their accomplishments and inducted into the Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony and accompanying brunch at the high school on May 5.

South Shore natives aim to bond businesswomen

Three women who attended high school on the South Shore of Long Island, including a pair from the Five Towns, are aiming to make a difference for businesswomen with their new organization.

Town of Hempstead funds auxiliary police

The Town of Hempstead will again partner with local civil defense auxiliary police units, including 22 unincorporated and incorporated communities. The resolution approved by the town board on April 2 increased funding to $2,000 in unincorporated areas and to $1,000 for incorporated areas.

Hewlett walks off with sweep

When the Hewlett baseball team lost a lead in the top of the seventh inning April 18, to find itself trailing Conference A3 rival Glen Cove by a run in the bottom of the frame, Bulldogs coach Andy DeBernardo witnessed his club’s character crystalize in the high-leverage moment.

Former Hewlett scoutmaster named in ‘perversion files’

Former Hewlett Boy Scout Troop 115 Scoutmaster and Valley Stream resident Michael J. O’Hara was named as one of the roughly 200 people in New York and New Jersey who were identified as sexually abusing kids in the so-called “perversion files,” that were released on April 23 by Jeff Anderson & Associates, a Manhattan-based law firm.

Learning and maturing at Midreshet Shalhevet High School for Girls

At Midreshet Shalhevet High School for Girls in North Woodmere, senior year is packed with a rich variety of special classes and programs that help to prepare students for life beyond high school. With this wide breadth of offerings, MSH students graduate with a strong foundation to keep their passion for Torah and learning alive.

Celebrating Easter at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence

What happens when you combine nearly 50 children, more than enough cupcakes and a hunt for 600 eggs, golden eggs and a carrot top for prizes, itt equals a basket full of fun at the Easter Eggstravaganza at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on April 18.

Five Towns Kiwanis sends children to summer camp

The Five Towns Kiwanis Club presented a check for $1,860 to the highest-ranking Kiwanian in New York state.

Lawrence Lately

Celebrating cultures, appreciating the diversity at Lawrence High School

Students and faculty at Lawrence High School spent one of the last few weeks before spring recess, commemorating the cultural diversity of our school community. Lawrence High’s annual Multicultural Week included various events and was richly enjoyed by all.

Burning the chometz before Passover in Woodmere

Chometz, non-kosher food for Passover, was burnt at the annual burning at the Woodmere firehouse on April 19.

Tempo Group in Woodmere marks 50 years

For 50 years, the Tempo Group/Tempo Youth, in Woodmere, has been treating people with addiction issues from across Nassau County.

Five Towners are succeeding in college

Woodmere resident Samantha Spindler and Wendy Lepper of Hewlett were two of the 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni initiated annually into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

Honoring the South Nassau Communities Hospital volunteers

South Nassau Communities Hospital volunteers were recognized at the Oceanside hospital’s annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 11.