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Voting on Hewlett-Woodmere school, library budgets and trustees is May 11

In addition to voting for five seats on the Hewlett-Woodmere School board of education and one on the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library board, district residents can vote on May 11 for two propositions …

Voting on Lawrence schools and Peninsula library budgets is May 11

While the proposed Lawrence School District budget for the 2021-22 school year is identical to the current operating budget – $102,490,053 with 0 percent tax-cap increase – one thing has changed since Assistant superintendent for Business and Operations Jeremy Feder unveiled the preliminary fiscal plan in March: Lawrence will not lost nearly $60,000 in state aid.

New York lawmakers stump for bill focusing on Holocaust education

Supported by a 2020 study that shows a shocking lack of knowledge about the Holocaust among New York state residents ages 18 to 39, several state lawmakers, including State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, are backing legislation that aims to ensure that schools are teaching students about the historical event as required by an existing state law.

Hewlett native Dr. David A. Genn, 56

The family and friends of Hewlett native Dr. David A. Genn say that he always stood out with his honesty, humility, humbleness and above all else, his tremendous kindness and generosity. Genn, a …

Hewlett Bay Park native Joan Harris, 62

Those that knew Hewlett Bay Park native Joan Harris will remember her as a caring mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend.  Harris died in her Nyack, NY home on April 21. She was …

Reflecting on the generational links for Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day approaching (May 9) I have been reflecting on awesome women over the years that have helped me to become who I am today.

Queens man arrested for alleged menacing in North Lawrence

Nassau County police arrested a Queens man for allegedly menacing another man in the parking lot of the Verizon store at 369 Rockaway Turnpike in North Lawrence at 5:20 p.n. on May 1.

Teen hit by car in North Lawrence

A 13-year-old boy was struck by a gray and blue Volkswagen Passat as he was crossing the street in front of 271 Burnside Ave. in North Lawrence at 4:30 p.m. on May 2, Nassau County police said.