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Hewlett Woodmere Public Library’s Cultural Program Specialist, Nadine Connors, is retiring after 22 years. Nearly 25 years ago, HWPL’s former longtime director, Susan O. de Sciora, directed Connors to take the cultural program specialist test. more
When her 13-year-old son Michael was stricken with colitis, Shelby Modell did not curl up in a ball and cry. She quickly turned her sorrow into action and was the co-founder of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and founder of the Long Island chapter for the nonprofit advocacy organization. more
Woodmere native Lyss Stern and Wendy Siegel, created an escape for mothers called Moms Time Out, a retreat that gives them the chance to get away from their daily parental responsibilities for a weekend and refresh their mental health. more
People may have to hold onto their hats — and just about anything else — today as the National Weather Service warns a squall of severe thunderstorms are expected to invade. more
The Inwood and Lawrence-Cedarhurst fire departments were recognized at the 2022 Nassau County Firematic Medal Day on May 7 for their joint effort in mitigating a potentially explosive incident in July of last year, when a fully loaded 11,000-gallon gasoline tanker rolled over on the Nassau Expressway. more
Linda Barreira cared for and fussed over Lawrence’s Rock Hall Museum for 37 years, 27 of them as its director. She created new programs, and made an 18th-century plantation-turned 20th-century museum into a lively place that attracted children and adults with activities, concerts and an annual two-day Country Fair. more
Kulanu’s weekly Day Habilitation program, which supports adults with developmental disabilities, offers participants the opportunity to learn an array of life skills. more
Holocaust Remembrance Day, known in Hebrew as Yom Hashoah, was on April 28. To commemorate the Holocaust in a meaningful way, HAFTR High School held an schoolwide assembly to reflect on and remember the six million who perished. more
It’s that time of year again, and Lawrence High School has announced its valedictorian, salutatorian and honor speaker for the class of 2022. more
Alphabetically in the Jewish Sports Heritage Association’s induction ceremony program its was Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter Ira Berkow leading off the lineup of honorees at the organization’s first in-person event in three years, which also included emcee Barry Sanders and a few of the inductees were live via Zoom or sent video messages. more
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