The 10th reported positive Covid-19 case in the Lawrence School District was reported on Nov. 30, coming from the high school. Nov. 25, a Wednesday, was the last full day the person was in the building, Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen stated in a text message.
Four members of the Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department were reognized for their life-saving efforts by Town of Hempstead officials.
A Far Rockaway resident who allegedly inappropriately touched a Burlington Coat Factory employee also was said to have become combative twice had to be subdued by Nassau County police officers after his arrest on Nov. 27, according to police.
Inwood Chief Anthony Rivelli Jr. and ex-Chief Thomas Pandolfo represented the fire department’s water rescue team and were recognized for the department’s role in a July 23 rescue at the first-ever Town of Hempstead Drive-Thru Firematic Awards ceremony held at Town Park Point Lookout on National First Responders Day on Oct. 28 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of Dec. 3, the Rockaway Peninsula will have a new state-of-the-art health center, according to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital officials as it opens a new medical practice at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park.
New York Mets fans have much to be excited about from a new owner to a team that appears on the cusp of singing impact free agents to discss the Mets past, present and future author and Mets expert Brett Topol will visit Peninsula public Linrary through Zoom on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.
As part of the continuing Ocean Boulevard project, roadwork will begin the week of Nov. 30 on Ocean Boulevard between The Plaza and Dutchess Boulevard. The work will include a new driving lane, parking medians, curbing, ramps in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and drainage.
The Lawrence School District is literally tearing down an old playground at the Number Four School to build a parking lot, a project that district officials said was in the works for months before construction began on Nov. 24.
Though they appeared individually, in a virtual waiting room, 36 Five Towns residents who voiced their concerns about the potential development of Willow View Estates at the Woodmere Club were united …
Founded during the Great Depression, the Brandeis School, in Lawrence, is flourishing despite the coronavirus pandemic, melding 90 years of Jewish education with contemporary needs and technology.
A Vietnam Prisoner of War bracelet that was bought in the early 1970s to honor the servicemen that were captured and found in a box of memories will be returned to the family of Donald Randner who survived his imprisonment but died of lung cancer in 2005.
“Mighty oaks from little acorns grow” was written six centuries before football was conceived but no less applicable to the small group of children and teenage and adult mentors who gathered on the Five Towns Community Center field in Lawrence on Nov. 21 to learn and teach a few basics of the game with a larger goal in mind.
Ogden Elementary School in Valley Stream held their own kind of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in front of the school. Roughly 30 students and their families decorated their cars similar to …
After sending all students and staff home in mid-March, Hewlett-Woodmere public schools made great efforts to stay connected as a community. District-wide Google Meet concerts, hosted by Woodmere …
Barbara Magrath’s sister Ruth introduced her to Kempton Hicks Jr. shortly after he returned from the Korean War. The couple dated and in less than a year they married on Nov. 2, 1952. Together …
As the rise in Covid-19 cases delivers another blow to the national economy, the UJA-Federation of New York in conjunction with the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC in the Five Towns and the Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills will bring job training and social services to Long Island as part of a multi-million dollar anti-poverty initiative being launched across New York.
This school year has not been the easiest, but it is one that is being navigated the best it can be. To help ensure the safety and health of all staff and students, many precautions and measures have …
In a year when so much has gone awry — so many lives lost, businesses battered, jobs vanished — it strains the imagination to think what we might be thankful for, particularly as the nation enters its second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
We are pleased that Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is once again promoting small businesses ahead of the holiday season — which is vital this pandemic year.
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