Being the Five Towns, which always has multiples of everything, will have its trio of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 29, Memorial Day, to honor all U.S. military personnel who lost their lives …
Woodmere native Harvey Milk, who went on to become one of the first openly gay people elected to public official in the United States in 1977, was once again remembered as California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared May 22 of this year Harvey Milk Day in the Golden State.
Lawrence Woodmere Academy was looking for help in January, when the school’s trustees asked former students for ideas on how it could remain open. The nonsectarian educational institution was struggling financially.
The first chapter for the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library’s new director, Michelle Young, will be a familiar experience. Young, who started work on May 1, joins the community after working in public libraries for over 20 years.
Lawrence village Trustee Jeff Landy, who has served as deputy mayor for nearly a year, gave a heartfelt goodbye at the May 11 meeting after announcing his departure from the board at the end of his term. Landy was appointed in 2020. Landy has lived most of his last 47 years in Lawrence.
Two years after receiving a notice that the rent would increase for the nearly 45-year-old Five Town Mini Golf and Batting Range business in Lawrence, owner Marty Rosen, is considering holding a rally to let his and community members’ voices be heard on the importance of the family-run business.
The Village of Cedarhurst is planning to borrow $1.8 million and spend $200,000 more to purchase an 18,730-square-foot lot at 68 Washington Ave., where a 17-apartment development was proposed, and build a municipal parking lot instead.
Most people visit Dorney Park in Pennsylvania for only fun. The Woodmere Middle School chamber orchestra and the jazz band had more fun than most as each captured first place in their respective categories at the 2023 Dorney Park Music in the Parks Competition on May 13.
Lawrence High School junior Angel Flores Ruiz was 10 when he began accompanying his father, Miguel Flores, to the Universal Boxing Gym in Queens. As he watched his father throw punches at a heavy bag, he was inspired to follow in his footsteps.
Hewlett-Woodmere's budget for the 2023-2024 school year of $135.17 was passed 1,700 to 1,003 on May 16.
In what seems to be the never-ending battle against hate, the public shared their stories of antisemitism with the Special Legislative Task Force to Combat Antisemitism in Nassau County.
A man alleged to have committed 16 burglaries between December 201 and May of this year in Cedarhurst, Lawrence and Woodmere was arrested by Nassau police on May 7.
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I can’t help writing about the state of Florida, because it seems more detached from America than any of the other 49 states.