Living and deceased soldiers honored on Veterans Day in Cedarhurst

“Our gathering is just one small spark in the flame of pride that runs across the nation everyday,” Village of Cedarhurst trustee Ari Brown said.

Woodmere resident Estelle Goldfarb looking for a kidney donor

Woodmere resident Jason Goldfarb is doing whatever it takes to help out his mother, Estelle Goldfarb, who is in need of a kidney transplant.

Hewlett-Woodmere and Lawrence schools kick off holiday food drives

With the holiday season fast approaching, both of the public-school districts in the Five Towns are revving up their food donation efforts into full gear.

Stirring the environmental straw

A Woodmere resident has started a business that is looking to make the world more eco-friendly.

Get certified in mental health first aid at Young Israel of Hewlett

Young Israel of Hewlett will host a two-day mental health first aid certification course on Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6 to 10 p.m., both nights.

Woodmere resident hired by LiveOnNY

Rabbi Ari Perl, of Woodmere, the former senior rabbi of the Jewish Center of Atlantic Beach, was named the vice president for Jewish Community Engagement & Multicultural Education for LiveOnNY...

HAFTR Highlights

Spirited clubbing, traveling and playing

School spirit soared on Oct. 29, as Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School launched its sports season with a lively Spirit Day and pep rally.

Young Israel of Woodmere rabbi tapped by the Orthodox Union

Rabbi Shay Schachter, a Woodmere resident, and director of Young Israel of Woodmere’s adult educational programs, was named to serve as rabbinic and Jewish law adviser for the Orthodox Union’s Yachad...

Arts Below Sunrise raffle winner collects her prize

Dan Johannessen, who runs the Nassau County Police Department Explorers Program, dropped in his raffle tickets during the eighth annual Arts Below Sunrise festival on Sept. 22...

Spirited fun at LWA’s Homecoming

School spirit was on full display at Lawrence Woodmere Academy’s 19th annual Homecoming on Oct. 19...

Brandeis shows off its STEAM backbone

Michelle Savoy’s third-grade class at The Brandeis School in Lawrence learned about the difference between vertebrate (with a backbone) and invertebrate (no backbone) as well as the significance of backbones and spinal columns in animals on Nov. 5.

Five Towns Kiwanis install new president

Anthony Campanile was installed as the Five Towns Kiwanis Club’s president for 2019-2020 as its Oct. 3 installation ceremony.

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...