Posters, balloons, flowers and gifts on the field or the court? It must be Senior Night.
Illegal road racing remains a source of worry for Five Towns residents.
It was the 2019-20 season of the High School Hockey League of Nassau County and the Lynbrook Hewlett-Woodmere and East Rockaway middle school hockey team was making a big push for the playoffs with a lot of momentum. But then, Covid-19 happened, everything including the season shut down right when the first round was about to start.
The Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence is ringing in the start of the school year with its after-school program that serves as a gathering spot for children in the community.
From the writing of the letters in the Torah scroll at the home of Rabbi Zalman and Rebbetzin Chanie Wolowik in Woodmere to the dancing in the street to 74 Maple Ave. in Cedarhurst, the home of the Chabad of the Five Towns the new Torah was celebrated on Sept. 10.
A lack of outdoor lighting has meant less playing time on the Five Towns Community Center fields, especially during the summer months, when children can stay later. But that is changing.
Whether they will incorporate artificial intelligence into their curriculums — and if so, how — continues to be a hot topic of discussion in Five Towns schools.
Leaving for school in the morning is a newly appreciated blessing for most students these days, who not long ago languished at home, learning remotely — or trying to — in front of their computers. They didn’t have to get dressed for school, but as the pandemic dragged on, they discovered all the things they missed about being there.
Two state supreme court candidates are Lawrence High School graduates.
In an effort to attract recent high school graduates back to the library before they left for college, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library incorporated an existing program for what are considered emerging adults to return to a place they may have spent time in when younger.
Two men allegedly came into Snipes Shoe Store on Rockaway Turnpike in North Lawrence, took several items of clothing from the shelves and shoved a woman employee, 21, out of their way and left the store on foot at 11:05 a.m. on Sept. 21, according to Nassau police. No injuries were reported.
Although it’s late in the season, boating safety should remain at the forefront for everyone on the water.
I’ll be seeing you, just not every week. In June, when I wrote “Column writing through hell and high water,” I told readers I was taking a leave from writing for a few months . . .
On clear summer evenings, I sit on the lawn of William L. Buck Elementary School in Valley Stream — a five-minute walk from my house — with a telescope I was given four years ago at my bat mitzvah.
Every few months there is a respected opinion poll that asks how much credibility Congress has. Poll after poll finds that the public’s faith in Congress is at an all-time low, and sinking lower by the week.