Five Hewlett students are Merit semifinalists

Hewlett High School seniors Ethan Abelev, Hiral Chavre, Brian Chen, Anthony Ginzburg and Ilana Mizrahi were named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Lawrence Lately

Oh no! It is a tornado alert!

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.

HAFTR Highlights

A new academic year takes flight

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’ films in the Five Towns

“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.

Rabbi Message

A most unique year

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.

Rabbi Message

Coating your soul in ‘spiritual Teflon’

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.”

Head to the Lawrence High School Class of 1970 reunion

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.

Subaru stolen in Inwood

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.

Rabbi Message

Let’s keep the days of awe awesome

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.

Reunion for Lawrence High Class of 1972

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.

Four people allegedly rob Inwood smoke shop

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.