Supporting ACDS, one wash at a time

Sunrise Car Wash owner Ira Wishe, 46, of Syosset, said he knew instantly that he wanted to give back to the community after taking over the establishment in June. “I was on Wall Street for 20 years,” Wishe said, “and while I was there, I did a lot of philanthropy work, raised a lot of money for a lot of charities. It was very important for me to give back to local communities.”

Parents leave shoes to protest Covid-19 mandates in schools

On Nov. 18, parents in more than 50 school districts across New York state took part in Operation Shoe Drop — an initiative that was created in response to Covid-19-related mandates in schools.

A Mepham alum with a green thumb

Olivia Larocchia, of North Bellmore, is a Wellington C. Mepham High School graduate with a passion for environmental conservation and community service.

Covid vaccine eligibility expands

On Nov. 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

A celebration of life and faith at Congregation Ohav Shalom

It was a day of faith, family and community last Sunday, as Congregation Ohav Shalom, in Merrick, celebrated the arrival and completion of a new Sefer Torah.

Kennedy eliminated by Long Beach

The Long Beach boys’ soccer team picked the perfect time to break out of its scoring slump.Aran Corbett scored the Marines’ first goal in over two weeks and Yeris Miranda added two more …

Beloved music teacher, cantor remembered

Victoria Sorrentino, who was known as Viki, was all about music. She was a vocal and piano coach for many years, helping local young people pursue music-oriented careers. At the Parish of St. …