With the lifting of the state’s prohibition against high-risk sports such as basketball and wrestling, the possibility of Lawrence schools reinstating winter sports could become a reality.
High-risk high school sports in New York State such as basketball, football, wrestling, hockey, volleyball and competitive cheer will be permitted to proceed beginning Feb. 1 as long as county health departments approve competitive play within its jurisdiction, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday afternoon.
Hewlett-Woodmere School District’s Central Council PTA raised more than $1,000 through its “Stronger Together” fundraiser, a first of its kind for the PTA, that sold a unique collection of clothing items for children and adults that celebrated the strength of the Hewlett-Woodmere community.
He learned to love sports from a grandparent, he learned to love a spouse after recovering from a car accident and he spread his love of sports by coaching and constantly teaching players how to shoot a basketball or hit a baseball or softball, no matter their age.
Seth Rudetsky, a musician, actor, writer and radio host, who grew up in North Woodmere graduated Hewlett High School, was part of the Broadway video put together for the inauguration. He produced the songs and was in the band.
A lengthy, threatening note slipped into a package of Five Towns Jewish Times newspapers that were left on the doorstep of Rabbi Kenneth Hain’s Lawrence home last Friday attacked him after Hain, a prominent spiritual leader, took a stand against a news photo that the outlet recently published on its front page.
The fallout from the Jan. 6 assault on Capitol Hill is having a local impact.
A Hewlett Neck native who lives in Pennsylvania and played a pivotal role in the 2020 presidential election has had a penchant for making herself at home in new places.
Longtime Five Towns resident William Edward Lahey, the patriarch of the Lahey family, several of whom have served as firefighters in the Hewlett Fire Department over three generations, died on Jan. 9 at his home in Woodmere after what was described as a prolonged illness. He was 87.
A member of the Memphis 13 highlighted a virtual Zoom event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day hosted by the newly established CommUnity Coalition of the Five Towns, Valley Stream and the Rockaways on Jan. 18.
An online course hosted by the Nassau County Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Museum, “Preserving Your Family Story: How to Prepare a Personal Presentation about the Holocaust,” is geared towards aiding second and third generation descendants of Holocaust Survivors bring their family’s stories and experiences to life in order to inform posterity.
Lawrence School District officials said that the State Education Department has allowed the kosher food distribution program that provides up to 21,000 households with food every Wednesday was extended another week, Jan. 20, while the SED awaits data from the school district. The program is a partnership between the Lawrence School District and Lawrence-based Elite Caterers.
The Village of Cedarhurst, at the request of many merchants, shoppers and residents, is offering a limited number of prepaid meter parking permits that will allow motorists to park at a parking meter in any of the village’s parking fields without the need to make a payment at the meter.
On March 4, 1861, President-elect Abraham Lincoln stood on the East Portico of the U.S. Capitol to take the oath of office and deliver his first inaugural address. Seven southern states had already . . .
As Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School wraps up first semester, students and faculty are so grateful to have been learning in person, uninterrupted.
Restaurants can apply for New York state grants for up to $5,000 from the state economic development agency for help to survive through the coronavirus pandemic.
We will need years, if not decades, to unravel and repair the damage that President Trump has done to the nation with his politics and policies.
America is in a state of shock in the wake of the assault on the U.S. Capitol, a second impeachment of President Trump and months of denial of the validity of November’s election. We have a new president . . .
As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe.