Stella K. Abraham High School celebrates its academic honorees

The class of 2022 academic honorees for Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls include valedictorians Gabriella Herman and Atara Sicklick, salutatorian Yael Shtern and Mimi Altmark and Ilana Moskowitz as the Keter Shem Tov Award winners.

Roaring back was Arts Below Sunrise in Hewlett, Woodmere

For the first time since 2019, Arts Below Sunrise, a community music and STEAM [science, technology, engineering, arts and math] street festival that also includes crafts, entertainment, food trucks and vendors took place on May 15.

Woodmere Middle School poet Noam Sheerit honored

Woodmere Middle School eighth-grader Noam Sheerit received honorable mention for his poem “Triumphant Little Candle,” in the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association’s 36th annual student poetry contest.

Family fun time at the Kulanu Fair in Cedarhurst

On a sunny, warm Sunday, the Kulanu Academy, a Cedarhurst-based school for children and young adults with special needs held its annual fair in Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park.

Bethpage Air Show flies back into the Jones Beach skies

Alexa Wahl was just 7 when her family began attending the Bethpage Air Show. Standing on Jones Beach and staring at the sky, she would watch the planes gracefully soar past. It was then that Wahl …


Another tragedy, and no hope on the horizon

Celestine Chaney, 65. Roberta Drury, 32. Andre Mackneil, 53. Katherine Massey, 72. Margus Morrison, 52. Heyward Patterson, 67. Geraldine Talley, 62. Ruth Whitfield, 86. Pearl Young, 77. And then there was Aaron Salter . . .

Randi Kreiss

A Memorial Day like no other in our lives

The things we carry to this Memorial Day, 2022, are freighted with more recent events than past battles. On the last Monday in May, we look back . . .


Must a girl in STEM be a ‘girl in STEM’?

Every weekday at 10:06 a.m., I walk into my high school engineering class and take a seat among my peers. I spend the period learning the same material as my classmates . . .

Jerry Kremer

In the governor’s race, Suozzi is stuck on first base

In just under six weeks, New York state voters will get a chance to select the candidates for governor and State Assembly. With no disrespect to that branch of the Legislature . . .