PHOTOS: Lawrence Woodmere Academy welcomes back its students

Lawrence Woodmere Academy welcomed back returning families and students and new ones at its Back to School Bar-B-Que on the nonsectarian school’s Woodmere campus on Sept. 9.

How did this Holocaust survivor create a kids' version of her Holocaust tale?

The story of Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan has been written again, but this time, catered to younger generations. Karolin Greis flew from Germany to New York to present Blumenthal Lazan with the refigured work.

How the community came together for the Five Towns Community Center

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.

Welcoming the newest students to Hewlett High School

Alexandra Greenberg is making her students’ transition to high school easier. With the academic year beginning, the principal’s efforts, this summer, aims to ease the transition from middle school for Hewlett High School ninth-graders.

Bronx men arrested in Cedarhurst for alleged thefts

Two men from the Bronx were charged for the alleged theft of property after Nassau police responded to a call of stealing from a car near the intersection of Rugby and Arlington roads in Cedarhurst at 3 a.m. on Sept. 12.


Politics is partisan — voting isn’t

Some 158 million Americans voted in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, but 63 million eligible people could not because they weren’t even registered to vote.


Serious pollution in the airspace above is being ignored

Today, everyone is conscious of pollution and its detrimental effects on our environment and health. The most common forms are water, air and plastic pollution, but there is another type . . .

Peter King

Looking back again on a tragedy we’ll never forget

For all Americans, and particularly Long Islanders, who recall the horror of Sept. 11, 2001, reliving those tragic moments each year is devastating, and yet, at the same time, gratifying and reassuring.

Jerry Kremer

Sometimes you just may be guilty until proven innocent

In recent months, former President Donald Trump has been hit with 91 charges in four criminal indictments. As an attorney, I’ve paid close attention to all of the cases

Randi Kreiss

Are you working those friendship connections?

Last week I had dinner with Jack, an old friend. We’ve known each other for 30 years, and he was my friend by extension, since his wife and I were best buddies for decades. She died about eight years ago.