Hewlett closes with overtime victory

As much as its season had been beforehand, the Hewlett girls’ lacrosse team endured a roller-coaster ride in its final game of the year May 9. One that came to a thrilling end when senior Catie …

Expansion underway for Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway

Yeshiva Darchei Torah in Far Rockaway is expanding with two new buildings, a study hall and a dormitory, to accommodate its growing enrollment and enhance educational facilities.

From Lawrence High to the NFL

Lawrence High School graduate Chris Collier signs with Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent, overcoming setbacks to pursue his NFL dream, showcasing talent recognized since high school, with preparations for NFL training camps underway.

Inwood Club is designated a historic site

Discover the historic recognition of the Inwood Country Club, a Long Island landmark dating back over a century, celebrated through a ceremony and dinner party following its designation as a national historic site.

NCBA chair Samuel Nahmias runs for Lawrence mayor seat

Learn about Samuel Nahmias, candidate for Lawrence village mayor, his background, priorities, and vision for the community's fiscal responsibility and infrastructure improvement.

Five Towns lacrosse collaboration builds community bonds and mentorship at P.A.L. day

A lacrosse collaboration in the Five Towns fosters mentorship and community bonds between Nassau/Suffolk Police Activity League (P.A.L.) players and Hewlett High School varsity athletes, promoting skill development and lasting relationships.

Community unites for grand challah bake at Chabad of Hewlett ahead of Shabbat

Families and friends come together for a grand challah bake at Chabad of Hewlett, preparing the Jewish bread ahead of Shabbat with a traditional recipe and braiding techniques.


With hurricane season coming, be prepared

The looming possibility of natural disasters — such as hurricanes and other severe storms — poses a significant, and ongoing, threat to Long Island, and particularly for those living in more vulnerable coastal communities, like Long Beach and Freeport, which are most susceptible to damage caused by high winds and surging floodwaters.


Amid campus upheaval, reflecting on a different time

An aphorism often attributed to Mark Twain states that “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” Readers of a certain age will, as I do, recall the upheavals of the 1960s and early ’70s. Recent events set me musing about the similarities and differences between today’s “student protests” and those of yesteryear.


What if you had to vote right now?

Last week, we were treated (or subjected, in one instance) to two presidential events unfolding simultaneously in different places. As the day progressed, I understood that if we see and hear nothing else during the campaign, we will realize, as sentient beings and patriots, that only one man deserves the honor of serving as our president. Only one man is intellectually and temperamentally fit for the job.


Let’s rethink the war in Ukraine

Now that the Ukrainian military aid bill has been passed, we have an opportunity to assess the developing conflict and offer suggestions.


State proposes another misguided housing plan

For the third straight year, Gov. Kathy Hochul and progressive lawmakers who control Albany are attempting to advance a housing plan that would usurp local zoning laws that were put in place decades ago to protect the health, safety and character of the suburban communities we cherish on Long Island and throughout the state.


The New York ERA will protect our rights

One hundred years have now passed since the original Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced on the federal level. On Nov. 5, we New Yorkers will decide whether to modernize our own state Constitution. Currently, that Constitution protects only against racial and religious discrimination. It does not prohibit discrimination against groups that have been historically targeted, including those with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women and immigrants. This measure lands on the ballot after legislation to push it forward passed both houses of the State Legislature in two successive terms.