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Five Towners named to Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center board

A pair of Five Towns residents were named to the reconstituted Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center board.

Center for Adult Life Enrichment in Hewlett is open

The Center for Adult Life Enrichment’s front door is blocked by two chairs to help ensure members and visitors can be checked in. Executive Director Lee Gerardi asks the visitor to use the hand sanitizer attached to the wall to the left of the entrance way.

Achiezer is looking for a few good Sukkah builders

Lawrence-based Achiezer, a community resource center, is looking for people who are handy with tools and are willing to put in a few volunteer hours building sukkahs for those who cannot.

Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence to host virtual job hunting series

The Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence will be hosting a virtual eight-part job hunting series beginning on Oct. 6. The programs will be hosted via Zoom video and will include information and …

No fun under the sun at Atlantic Beach Club

A dispute at a private beach club has spilled into the public court system as longtime member of the Atlantic Beach Club Thomas Liotti, who is also a lawyer, has brought a lawsuit against the club asking for a temporary receiver be appointed because the current Board of Directors were not elected legally based on New York state’s not-for-profit corporation law.

Lawrence village board welcomes new trustees

The Village of Lawrence board of trustees agenda was shorter that usual and decreased in length after a planned public hearing was adjourned at the Sept. 16 meeting.

Woodmere teen is reported missing

A Woodmere teenager was reported missing at 8:20 p.m. on Sept. 15, as Kuvish Ramroop, 15, was last seen leaving his home on West Broadway at 2 a.m. on the same day.  He is described as 6-feet …

Hewlett liquor store robbed

Three men allegedly stole merchandise from KSN Discount Wine and Liquor on Franklin Avenue in Hewlett at 5:51 p.m. on Sept. 15, according to police.


A 2020 election survival guide

The coronavirus crisis has forced us all to rethink how we carry out many of our responsibilities, including here at the Herald. Each election season, we normally invite political candidates to our …

Tune in to first-time homebuyers webinar

Home buying can seem like a large, daunting task, especially during a pandemic and with a surge in demand for real estate, but experts are there to help. Join Herald Inside LI for a free 45-minute webinar that will feature a panel of real estate professionals.

Cedarhurst requires face coverings in public places

Cedarhurst village officials are asking business owners, residents and visitors to remain vigilant against Covid-19 by the continued wearing of face masks and social distancing in public places. 

Second phase of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s emergency department completed

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital officials plan not to perpetuate the medical nightmare of having gurneys full of patients lining the hallways of its emergency department as the second phase of the overall is completed which has expanded the area from roughly 10,000 square feet to 21,000 square feet.

Randi Kreiss

Irony abounds in the time of Trump

We are living in a Greek tragedy, rich in ironic twists. Donald Trump, who ran for office on the promise of “draining the swamp,” has created an administration populated by swamp critters . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Some inconvenient facts about energy and the environment

One of the great U.S. success stories in recent times has been the country’s move to energy independence. Because we now produce more than enough domestic energy to power our homes and businesses . . .