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With scenes filmed in the Five Towns last year, the movie “No Hard Feelings” stars Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and Lawrence Woodmere Academy graduate Andrew Barth Feldman, the R-rated flick will be released on June 23. more
Sasha Young, of Inwood, the founder of Gammy’s Pantry in the Five Towns Community Center, worked as an aide at the Lawrence school district for over a decade until she was furloughed in April 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded. more
When the Covid outbreak halted public gatherings it led to some odd scenes but since the pandemic has waned places of worship like Temple Hillel have adjusted.  more
Blending one of the 20th century’s most horrific events with a project that aims to honor the memories of victims, North Woodmere resident Ella Schwartz wrote her upcoming book “Violin of Hope,” recounting the story of a violin that travels through time from the Holocaust to the present. more
Known as an extra set of eyes and ears, Auxiliary Unit 109, a group of more than 30 volunteers for the Nassau County Police Department’s 4th Precinct in Hewlett, is dedicated to ensuring extra protection for neighbors in the Five Towns and Atlantic Beach. more
As an eighth-grader, Hewlett resident Daniella Barskaya asked herself how she could help people while making an impact in her community. To accomplish such task, she looked towards volunteering at the Hewlett Fire Department. more
Longtime Five Towns resident Miriam Bradman Abrahams  has her harrowing story of immigration from Cuba told in the new book “Incident at San Miguel.” more
Woodmere native Harvey Milk, who went on to become one of the first openly gay people elected to public official in the United States in 1977, was once again remembered as California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared May 22 of this year Harvey Milk Day in the Golden State. more
The first chapter for the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library’s new director, Michelle Young, will be a familiar experience. Young, who started work on May 1, joins the community after working in public libraries for over 20 years. more
The Marion & Aaron Gural JCC continued its program for second-generation Holocaust survivors to preserve their families’ legacies with a discussion about the dispossession of Europe’s Jews and their assets, focusing on fine art. more
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