Village of Lawrence debates land use, aims to attack crime

The Village of Lawrence board remains stymied on what to do with the nearly 4 acres of land left vacant by the closing of the sewage treatment plant on Rock Hall Road

Raising the dough at Pancakes for Parkinson’s in Woodmere

Raising an average of more than $61,000 since the first Pancakes for Parkinson’s 11 years ago, the Bergman, Epstein and Schornstein families have collected more $750,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Lawrence Lately

Hectic happenings during the holidays

These next few weeks are going to be exciting for the Lawrence High School students.

HAFTR juniors are named CIJE contest finalists

Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School juniors Ari Gurvitch, Ben Sides and Jacob Steinmetz were finalists in the second annual Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Tank competition on Nov. 24, sponsored by the CIJE.

Obituary

Shirley Buchman, 99

One week after turning 99, Shirley Buchman died peacefully in her sleep, according to daughter Jacqueline Handel, of Lawrence.

Inwood home damaged by fire

Five volunteer fire departments responded to a house fire at 78 Meadow Road in Inwood not long after 3 p.m. on Dec. 1, Inwood fire officials said.

Hewlett grad runs marathon for charity

Elissa Candiotti, a Hewlett High School alumna who graduated Syracuse University last year and now is a NBC Nightly News production assistant, ran in the 26.2-mile long New York City Marathon on Nov. 2.

Is this Nicole from State Farm?

The Hewlett-Woodmere Business Association welcomed the State Farm office of Nicole Eliopoulos to the community with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting of the office at 157 Dubois Ave.

Lawrence School District fuels up with $5,000 grant

Lawrence School District was a winner of a $5,000 grant from the New York Jets and the National Football League’s Fuel Up to Play 60 program.

Inwood Pink Cheetahs complete winning season

The Inwood United Soccer Club’s Pink Cheetahs team finished up its season with a 2-0 victory over league champions the Port Washington Huskies.

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...

Three-store basement fire extinguished in Cedarhurst

Lawrence-Cedarhurst and Inwood were among the 19 fire departments that responded to a three-store basement fire along Central Avenue in Cedarhurst on Nov. 22.