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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. more
Woodmere Academy graduate Dr. David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration who was named to President-elect Joe Biden's coronavirus task force in November was now chosen to be the chief science officer for the vaccine drive to stop the spread of coronavirus. more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
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. more
Most of the activities and the normal way of life we were familiar with before the coronavirus pandemic have disappeared or retreated to the virtual world of Zoom and other web-based platforms. more
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.   more
With a new year here and vaccines for the coronavirus rolling out, Five Towns businesses are starting to feel more optimistic about their future, while at the same time remaining diligent in … more
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. more
Congregation Sons of Israel  in Woodmere was given a grant for more than $30,000 and the Five Towns Early Learning Center in Inwood was awarded roughly $14,500 through the CARES Act with the assistance of State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat that represents the Five Towns.  more
With the need to inoculate a large number of people to help ensure herd immunity from the Covid-19 virus and now a variant strain, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages (D-Elmont), who also represents Inwood is advocating for vaccination distribution centers at the Five Towns Community Center and Belmont Park. more
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