he New York State Department of Health is pressing St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, in Far Rockaway, to implement a plan that would convert the 257-bed facility to a “micro-hospital,” according to people who are aware of the situation.
Roughly a decade ago, East Rockaway resident Pnina Knopf attended a National Council of Jewish Women health forum, and one of the speakers was Dr. Elana Kastner, an obstetrician and gynecologist with a practice in Valley Stream who is affiliated with NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola.
Two organizations totaling more than 200 years of existence have partnered to offer small businesses in the Five Towns and surrounding communities an interest-free, no-fee loan up to $50,000.
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the South Shore's 4th District, late Monday called on New York's Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, to resign after a third woman came forward accusing him of …
Vehicles pulled into the Marion & Aaron Gural JCC Harrison-Kerr Family Campus and staff and volunteers and staff and student volunteers from the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School helped the 150 seniors, which included 60 Holocaust survivors, to receive a first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccination on Sunday.
With the coronavirus vaccine continuing to be rolled out in the United States, three juniors at Hewlett High School have begun an initiative that they hope will assist community members in booking …
The Hewlett-Woodmere School District will offer free, voluntary Covid-19 PCR testing to all district students in grades pre-K to 12th on Tuesday, March 2 and Wednesday, March 3 at the Franklin Early Childhood Center Gym 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The childhood center is at 1180 Henrietta Place in Hewlett.
A woman said to be homeless allegedly assaulted a Nassau police officer in Inwood on Feb. 25, police said.
There will not be large gatherings of people eating, drinking and talking together this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, yet however different the 25th annual Shabbat Across America and Canada looks the event’s mission remains the same – to connect Jews across North America.
I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.
Lifelong Five Towner William W. Hewlett was considered by those who knew him to be a generous man who was loved by many people. The Woodmere resident Hewlett died on Jan. 31 from Covid-19 …
The Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame, which recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding alumni in the areas of professional achievement and community service.
The days of rummaging through your car’s glove compartment for loose change while approaching the Atlantic Beach Bridge toll booth could be coming to an end in the near future.
The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.