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Covid-19 testing to be offered in Cedarhurst on Aug. 5

The office of Dr.  David Schechter in Cedarhurst will serve as a Covid-19 and antibody testing site on Aug. 5. The testing will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 21 Lotus Street in …

Cedarhurst and Lawrence businesses to participate in Central Avenue InsideWalk Sale

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the setup of the annual Cedarhurst Summer Sidewalk Sale will be different this summer. Roughly 75 Cedarhurst and Lawrence merchants will participate in what is …

H.S. football camps delayed until Sept. 21

Eliminating scrimmages and one round of playoffs are the only changes so far in place for Nassau County football, which moved 2020 season kickoff plans to Saturday, Oct. 3 after the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced a monthlong delay for fall sports on July 16.

Kaminsky says state is holding $16 billion in unclaimed funds

According to State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach), the state is holding onto more than $16.5 billion in unclaimed funds owed to residents and local businesses. Kaminsky is urging the …

Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence announces upcoming virtual events

The Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence has released their virtual events schedule for August. The events include: an online media lecture on Irving Berlin hosted by theater historian John …

Five Towns village candidates announced

With all that is happening, here is one more item to place on your calendar: village elections on Tuesday, Sept. 15

Woodmere Middle School student Bianca Duffer-Bajana receives George Farber Outstanding Student Award

Woodmere Middle School student Bianca Duffer-Bajana, who also attends Nassau BOCES Twilight Alternative High School, was honored for her academic achievements by receiving the George Farber …

Helping to find employment amid the pandemic

Unemployment is something the United States has continuously struggled with. When coronavirus is added to the mix, this creates a complex equation. Throughout the pandemic, the country has reached …

Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence to be a Covid-19 testing site

The Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence will be one of the new Covid-19 testing sites that the  Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted to grant up to $2 million to Northwell Health on July 28 to establish 13 Covid-19 testing sites throughout the town, including in Freeport, Elmont and Hempstead.  

Former Five Towns Community Executive Director Jonathan Davis, 77

Even though Jonathan Joseph Davis held a leadership position throughout his career, he was still considered by his peers as “one of the guys.” The former Inwood resident died on July …