The Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously last week to approve a six-month moratorium to halt building in what is known as the Business Overlay and Transit Oriented Development district in Inwood and North Lawrence.
Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns & Rockaway High School’s debate team has been unable to compete in tournaments held on Fridays and Saturdays, and the team’s director and coach, Alex Libkind, decided that he needed to do something about that.
The gathering of a few Republican candidates, rabbis and yeshivas officials outside the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach in Woodmere on Sept. 22 was part GOP rally and part bashing the State Education Department for its approval of updating oversight of private schools.
It all started with a conversation between Steve Arons and Stanley Mutterperl about classic cars. Mutterperl, who lives at The Bristal Assisted Living at North Woodmere, stumbled into a late-life passion project when his son gave him a retirement gift: a black and white film camera.
Nassau police confirmed a report of multiple gunshots fired in Inwood near Lawrence Avenue and Loretta Street on Sept. 30.
Hewlett High School seniors Ethan Abelev, Hiral Chavre, Brian Chen, Anthony Ginzburg and Ilana Mizrahi were named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
It is back to school at Lawrence High School and let me tell you the feeling is exhilarating. It is exciting to brag that Lawrence had prevailed through the Covid-19 pandemic.
The start of a new year at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway High School is riveting and exciting.
“No Hard Feelings” a movie that stars Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and includes Lawrence Woodmere Academy graduate Andrew Barth Feldman was filming in the Five Towns.
As a rabbi for almost three decades , I am certainly no stranger to taking part in communal prayers in synagogue on a regular basis. Since last May, however, with the passing of my dear mother of blessed memory this has taken on a whole new level of meaning for me.
While taking a walk the other day, I met a fellow that I see in synagogue every once in a while. After exchanging pleasantries, I asked, “So, I’ll see you on the High Holy Days?” I got an answer I did not expect. “I’m thinking about skipping services this year, rabbi. I just don’t think they deliver on what they promise.”
Two days before Halloween, the Lawrence High School class of 1970 could be scaring themselves with their memories at the 50th anniversary reunion on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Atrium of Sunny Atlantic Beach Club in Atlantic Beach.
Three men allegedly pulled a man, 21, from his white 2015 Subaru as he was parking on Zavatt Sreet, near Pearl Street in Inwood, at 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 2, and took off heading east on Pearl Street, Nassau police said.
Rosh Hashanah is not a day of sadness or a day of seriousness. It is a joyful holiday! It’s the day when we elect G-d to be our ruler.
The Lawrence High School Class of 1972 is having its 50th year reunion on Oct. 8 at the Inwood Country Club, 50 Peppe Drive in Inwood. Out of the roughly 530 class members, 130 alums are expected to attend.
Nassau police are looking for four people — three women and a young man — who allegedly robbed the Fazieah Smoke Shop on Sheridan Boulevard in Inwood at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 31.
Last week was Banned Books Week, a time to spotlight censorship and attempts across the country to take books off library shelves.
Ever since NASA started trying, unsuccessfully so far, to launch its unmanned Artemis I spacecraft . . .
Is it any surprise that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s once insurmountable lead in the polls is eroding when public opinion surveys are analyzed carefully?