Inwood woman says ‘I am not from here, nor from there’

With her mother, Peodora Jimenez; her husband, Wilder Reyes; and her eldest daughter, Elisabeth, in the audience, Inwood resident Laura Reyes told her life story...

Five Town yeshiva parents receive their Rivlab bus refunds

After learning that Far Rockaway-based Rivlab Transportation Corporation was terminating school bus service on Nov. 1, parents of Five Towns yeshiva students, along with their respective schools scrambled to find other bus companies.

Upgrading water delivery for Atlantic Beach village

Road detours and closures could inconvenience Atlantic Beach residents and motorists driving across the village for a brief time, but at the end of up to two months water delivery is anticipated to be significantly improved.

Saying goodbye to lifelong Inwood resident Charles ‘Percy’ Ashby at 100

Whether the 6-1 Charles P. Ashby was in the choir loft of Bethel African Methodist Church, on a World War II battlefield, working in the business world or in his Five Towns community, the lifelong Inwood resident stood tall.

Hindi’s Libraries is ‘an assembly line of good’

Since its creation in November of last year, Hindi’s Libraries, a book collection and donation organization, has grown exponentially to where it has now donated 65,000 books to 380 groups...

LWA Antics

Outdoor classroom strives to honor Barbra Feldman

With the first quarter complete, Lawrence Woodmere Academy students continue to raise the bar as their hopes for creating an outdoor classroom come to fruition.

Five Towns resident ‘Madman’ H. Robert Greenbaum wins the Communicator Award

Award-winning advertiser H. Robert Greenbaum, a lifelong Five Towns resident who has lived in Hewlett and Woodmere, added another trophy to his collection...

Hewlett Lawrence Soccer Blue Tornadoes are division champs

The Hewlett Lawrence Soccer Club girls U13 Blue Tornadoes captured their division championship with two games remaining in the regular season.

Tricks and treats at Rock Hall Fair in Lawrence

Stephen Christopher’s Time Traveling Magical Medicine Show entertained the crowd, while an assortment of attractions from the contemporary to the historical stimulated visitors to the 34th annual Rock Hall Country Fair at Rock Hall Museum in Lawrence on Oct. 19 and 20.

Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys hosts 190 prospective families

Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere welcomed more than 190 prospective students and their parents to its annual open house on Nov. 10.

Keying a Kiwanis food drive in Hewlett

The Peninsula Kiwanis joined forces with the Hewlett High School Key Club for a two-day food drive, Nov. 9 and 10, outside the King Kullen at 1765 Peninsula Blvd. in Hewlett.

HAFTR High School girls make challah to mark Project Shabbat

Eight girls from the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School — Danielle Cohen, Jamie Beer, Meira Max, Jolie Mastey, Lindsay Kalish, Racheli Hamburger, Emma Pine and Isabella Steiglitz...

Queens Village man killed in one-vehicle accident in Woodmere

Keith Bailey, the passenger in a small truck, was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Peninsula Boulevard in Woodmere on Nov. 19.

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...