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Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence announces upcoming virtual events

The Peninsula Public Library in Lawrence has released their virtual events schedule for August. The events include: an online media lecture on Irving Berlin hosted by theater historian John …

Hewlett resident creates organic Treo beverages

The son of one of the three founders of Snapple seeks to continue his father’s legacy by creating another innovative beverage. Hewlett resident Bob Golden founded Treo Brands, a …

Cedarhurst and Lawrence businesses to participate in Central Avenue InsideWalk Sale

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the setup of the annual Cedarhurst Summer Sidewalk Sale will be different this summer. Roughly 75 Cedarhurst and Lawrence merchants will participate in what is …

Tight house market in the Five Towns

The real estate industry is having some of its busiest months in years Five Towns-based real estate agents said as people seek to leave crowded urban areas and move to the suburbs. The main issue is …

Candidates for Five Towns villages announced

Updated Aug, 6 at 2 p.m. With all that is happening, here is one more item to place on your calendar: village elections on Tuesday, Sept. 15

Tropical Storm Isaias roils the Five Towns

Updated Aug. 5 at 7:35 a.m. Tropical Storm Isaias struck the Five Towns Tuesday with high winds that have felled multiple trees across the South Shore communities.

Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence to be a Covid-19 testing site

The Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence will be one of the new Covid-19 testing sites that the  Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted to grant up to $2 million to Northwell Health on July 28 to establish 13 Covid-19 testing sites throughout the town, including in Freeport, Elmont and Hempstead.  

Woodmere Middle School student Bianca Duffer-Bajana receives George Farber Outstanding Student Award

Woodmere Middle School student Bianca Duffer-Bajana, who also attends Nassau BOCES Twilight Alternative High School, was honored for her academic achievements by receiving the George Farber …

H.S. football camps delayed until Sept. 21

Eliminating scrimmages and one round of playoffs are the only changes so far in place for Nassau County football, which moved 2020 season kickoff plans to Saturday, Oct. 3 after the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announced a monthlong delay for fall sports on July 16.

Kaminsky says state is holding $16 billion in unclaimed funds

According to State Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach), the state is holding onto more than $16.5 billion in unclaimed funds owed to residents and local businesses. Kaminsky is urging the …

Former Five Towns Community Executive Director Jonathan Davis, 77

Even though Jonathan Joseph Davis held a leadership position throughout his career, he was still considered by his peers as “one of the guys.” The former Inwood resident died on July …

Helping to find employment amid the pandemic

Unemployment is something the United States has continuously struggled with. When coronavirus is added to the mix, this creates a complex equation. Throughout the pandemic, the country has reached …