In her kindergarten class at Lawrence Woodmere Academy, Lindsay Breslauer calls her 10 students her friends, and they have made the word part of their growing vocabulary.
Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream, one that the Rev. Kent Edmonston said he is committed to keeping alive. His leadership as pastor of Mount Olive Baptist Church, and his …
A Lynbrook pizzeria was ordered to pay more than $178,000 in back wages, damages and civil penalties for failing to pay employees overtime after a federal investigation, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
At the Jan. 13 Board of Education meeting, Acting Superintendent Robert Bartels said he believed that despite an increase in coronavirus cases across Nassau County due to the Omicron variant, students are better off learning in school instead of switching to a remote model.
When news broke on Monday night that a State Supreme Court judge in Nassau County had ruled Governor Kathy Hochul’s mask mandate unconstitutional, many parents immediately wondered how that would affect their school-age children. Oceanside Superintendent of Schools Dr. Phyllis Harrington sent a letter to district parents and staff on Monday night that the district will go mask optional for now.
A Cedarhurst family has joined forces with their community to form Team Jacob, in support of Jacob Hersko, a sixth-grader at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway Middle School who has short bowel syndrome, a severe digestive disorder. Team members plan to raise money by running in the Miami Marathon on Feb. 6.
Missing 16 year-old Rachel Solomon, of Glen Cove, and 15 year-old Jake Rodgers, of Valley Stream, were found today by police detectives in a wooded area on Old Tappan Road in Glen Cove after a nearly …
Glen Cove School District began distribution of at-home Covid test kits on Jan. 3 to serve as a screening tool. The tests kits will help parents predetermine whether students, upon showing symptoms, …
'East Rockaway meant everything to him'
If there was anything he could do to keep youth safe and engaged in their community, longtime East Rockaway Recreation Director Jerry Chapel did it. At various times, he took on the role of coach, umpire, referee, recreation director and organizer for various sports leagues, carving a lasting legacy in his community.
On Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m., in the training room upstairs of the Inwood Fire Department firehouse at 188 Doughty Blvd., in Inwood, the fire district will present an informational on its two proposed resolutions that are set for a public vote on Feb. 8.
You might have to sidestep the toys of Tamar Moskowitz’s children, but in the basement of the physician’s assistant North Woodmere house a serious and neighborly action is taking place. Moskowitz is administering Covid tests for free.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .
I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.
When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.
I really needed to get on the Smart HQ website to get my new G.E. Café Series kitchen appliances online. Oh, you didn’t know? You must have internet-friendly ovens and cooktops these days.
The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . .