Lawrence puts out RFP to upgrade country club snack bar

After nearly 25 minutes of spirited debate at a special Sept. 10 board meeting the Lawrence village trustees unanimously decided to put out a request for proposal for a different vendor at the outside snack bar at the Lawrence Yacht & Country Club.

Woodmere Middle School eighth-grader aims for NASA

A Woodmere Middle School eighth-grader for a passion for space took part in a week-long summer program that boosted his zeal for the outer limits.

Senior-led Lawrence built to succeed

There’s a pretty good chance Lawrence boys’ soccer will have a better start this fall than it did in the spring when it lost five of its first six games and earned a tie in the other.

Hewlett Elementary School remembers the patriots

It was too eerie for people who experienced 9/11, 2 0 years ago. The day was identical to Sept. 11, 2001. Beautiful blue sky and bright sunshine as Hewlett Elementary School students — second through fifth grade — paraded out of the building for the annual Patriot Day commemoration, on Sept. 10, one day before the actual day the terrorist attacks occurred two decades ago.

Five Towners reflect on 20years after 9/11

There were words of remembrance, words of anger and words of appreciation at the 20th annual Cedarhurst 9/11 memorial ceremony at Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park last Sunday.


And don’t forget your flu shot this year

With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.

Randi Kreiss

Season of fire and flood slips into September

It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .


Reflections on race, racism and respect

Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.


Vaccine race is a community-by-community effort

More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .

Scott Brinton

Memories of covering 9/11 haunt me still

My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .

Far Rockaway man arrested with gun, drugs in Inwood

A loaded .22 caliber handgun gun and a substance believed to be crack were found by Nassau County police after conducting a car stop in the area of the Nassau Expressway and Bay Boulevard at 12:55 a.m. on Sept. 13, police said.