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Hewlett High School juniors create COV-AID

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 …

Hewlett-Woodmere School District offers free Covid testing

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.

Nassau police officer assaulted in Inwood

A woman said to be homeless allegedly assaulted a Nassau police officer in Inwood on Feb. 25, police said.

Despite Covid, Shabbat Across North America is held

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.


How do you know I’m from Lawn Guyland?

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 Woodmere resident William Hewlett, 77

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 …

Nomination wanted for Hewlett-Woodmere Alumni Association Hall of Fame

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. 

Atlantic Beach Bridge is testing cashless tolls

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. 


A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

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.