An alleged incident of sexual abuse has a Woodmere man being charged with second-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
Ari and Ruth Jungreis’s spacious Lawrence backyard is a long way from the Israel Defense Forces bases strategically positioned across the Jewish state, but no less connected: The Friends of the IDF held a fundraising barbecue in the Five Towns on Sept. 15, and raised more than $500,000.
The photograph and Facebook post of a volunteer from Chaverim of the Five Towns and Rockaway — an emergency roadside-assistance nonprofit — who stopped to change a motorist’s flat tire last month went viral, with more than 2,200 likes and nearly 1,000 shares on the social media platform.
Though there was whispers of dissent from some in the Five Towns, only one resident attended the Monday Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency public hearing on whether a proposed five-story mixed use project in Inwood should receive the customary 10-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement or a 25-year deal.
Woodmere Club developers Efrem Gerszberg and Robert Weiss were fined $1,000 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conversation for two violations — having an applicator improperly apply an herbicide to the golf course and another for improper recordkeeping. Each fine was $500.
In an effort to reduce gridlock in a heavily trafficked area and help emergency responders, Nassau County’s Department of Public Works painted a grid box at the intersection of East Avenue by Meadowmere Park and Rockaway Turnpike.
The new Hewlett-Woodmere Little League three-team softball program got under way earlier in the month, with the Rockies playing their first game against the Cardinals a 20-13 loss on Sept. 13 at Grant Park in Hewlett, after a decade without the sport being part of the 64-year-old league. The Cards played the Brewers the day before to a 15-15 tie.
With a minute left in the second quarter, it appeared Hewlett’s homecoming game against Valley Stream North on Saturday was on pace to be a stagnant slugfest until the final whistle. The visitors maintained a miniscule one-point lead and had possession at their own 31-yard line. Momentum shifted with one fateful play.
The Lawrence High School Golden Tornadoes varsity football team was forced to forfeit its Sept. 18 road game vs. Friends Academy because the team, except for vaccinated members, had to quarantine due to a positive Covid-19 case, Superintendent Dr. Ann Pedersen said.
After suffering a two-alarm fire on Sept. 10 that damaged the roof and the 10th and 11th floors that houses patients, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway has
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