Brandeis school in Lawrence is recast as a Hebrew academy

More than 90 years after opening its doors and a decade after ending its association with the Solomon Schechter school systems, the Brandeis School, in Lawrence, has rebranded as the Brandeis Hebrew Academy.

Ukrainian woman brings love of cats to the U.S.

Natalia Homcharenko, of Ukraine, misses her six cats terribly. When she left her three-room flat in Kyiv to board a flight to New York on Feb. 4, she thought she would be back in a month. She …

Aviators take on the Misfits

Winning isn’t everything. When the Aviators of Nassau County wheelchair softball team faced off against Freeport’s Jeremy’s Misfits in their annual exhibition wheelchair softball game at …

Helping to feed Nassau County

Standing at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman declared Sept. 2 Harry Chapin National Food Bank Day. Chapin, a Grammy Hall of Famer, is known for his …

West Hempstead scout pays tribute to historic ball team

Alex Menachery’s years-long journey to Eagle Scout is finally nearing its conclusion: The 18-year-old West Hempstead resident has been officially approved for scouting’s top rank, a year …

Village plans to add more names to 9/11 memorial

In remembrance of the 21st anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Rockville Centre officials have announced that they will be adding the names of those who have died of 9/11-related illnesses to the village’s Sept. 11 memorial.

Busy summer for Oceanside school administration

It’s been no summer vacation for the Oceanside School District, as educators worked on enhancing the curriculum, updating technology, providing additional training for teachers and upgrading buildings and grounds.


Closing one chapter, but preparing for the next

"The pandemic is over.” With those words last weekend, President Biden declared . . .


A history of King Charles not worth repeating

Oddly enough, however, my family has a connection to the throne — that is, if longstanding legend is to be believed.

Randi Kreiss

Work for Donald Trump, wind up in handcuffs

Is that the scent of autumn apples in the air? No, I believe that’s the smell of subpoenas, dozens of subpoenas served in recent weeks to Trump employees, former employees . . .

Jerry Kremer

The dilemma of choosing a college

This is a busy time of year for families. Getting the children back to school and focused on homework is a big challenge for any parent. And there’s another group of parents . . .