A quiet summer Sunday evening was shattered as the floors in two of the four apartments in the two-story Building 10 of the Bayview Gardens apartment complex at 385 Bayview Ave. in Inwood separated between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Amazingly, no one was injured and everyone was evacuated.
Inwood resident Henry Owens died on July 25 from injuries he sustained after he was ejected from a Sanitary District 1 sanitation truck near the intersection of Burnside Avenue and Rockaway Turnpike after being hit by a semi tractor-trailer as Owens was backing into a location at 4:55 a.m., on July 23 in Cedarhurst.
The Woodmere Club continues to be a source of controversy, stemming from its plan to be transformed into a 284-home residential development.
Lama Letts, a Hewlett High School graduate, class of 2012, who created the sports drink Hylux, launched the vitamin-enhanced water product nationally through Walmart.com.
The Cedarhurst village board awarded citations to two people who had connected through faith. These two individuals did not know each other, do not live in the same state, but it is faith that can bring a relationship together. For these people who believe in faith they also attest to the notion that everything happens for a reason.
Two Nassau County legislators who wrote an op-ed in the Herald last month, proposing that a bypass be built to reduce traffic on the Nassau Expressway, stumped for their solution at a July 15 news conference in front of the Five Towns Shopping Center, where Rockaway Boulevard, in Queens, meets Rockaway Turnpike, in Nassau County.
Prompted by the relaxing of New York state’s marijuana laws and cultural concern over the alcohol consumption at synagogue kiddushes and the example it sets for young people, Madraigos, a Woodmere-based nonprofit that focuses on youth counseling, and Achiever, a community resource center in Lawrence, combined to hold a program at Congregation Beth Sholom, also in Lawrence.
Residents and visitors to Lawrence village who smoke, and that includes vaping and the newly legalized marijuana smoking, could be up to $250 poorer if found inhaling cigarettes, cigars, vape pipes and pot as the trustees unanimously approved a prohibition of smoking in designated public places across the village at the July 15 meeting.
In his 100 years, Hewlett Harbor resident Harry Kassel was a successful businessman, creating the nation’s largest kosher beef wholesale operation in the 1960s and lending a helping hand to what has become Mount Sinai Nassau Hospital in Oceanside.
Adelphi University in Garden City unveiled its spring semester dean’s list and it includes 28 Five Towns residents. Adelphi’s deans of arts and sciences, education and health science, business, nursing and public health, social work and psychology recognize superior academic work every semester.
Wednesday, July 15, 2021 was a banner day for Long Island’s women of business. The Herald Premier Business Women of Long Island Awards, originally planned for 2020 and delayed over a year due …
Nearly $140,000 was raised through St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s 24th annual invitational golf tournament held at the Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor on June 28.
For many years, the Southern State Parkway has been known as one of the most dangerous thoroughfares in Nassau County . . .
The New York Times published a number of articles on July 10 on the impact of climate change on our lives today. Collectively, they were frightening . . .
From now through mid-August, Washington Avenue, between Pearsall Avenue and West Broadway in Cedarhurst, will first have more than 2,500 feet of aging water main pipes replaced by New York American Water, along with 70 service lines and five fire hydrants.
An alarm bell sounded last weekend: The number of New Yorkers recently diagnosed with Covid-19 surged past 1,000 on Saturday for the first time since May.
We’re in the midst of a global reset in the wake of a pandemic that has humbled us all, reminding us how quickly a microscopic virus can send us hurtling off the rails.
After my June 17-23 column, “The census is a wealth of enlightening information,” was published, I got to talking with my friend Carly Hurdle about how fertility rates are affected by race . . .