Hewlett-Woodmere checks out eclipse

The Hewlett-Woodmere School District Embraces Solar Eclipse with Fun-filled Activities, Art Projects, and Musical Tributes.

Applying Lego skills to learning engineering

Teenager Josh Levy ignites young minds with Engineering for Kids, a program using Legos to teach mechanical and aerospace engineering principles in a fun and interactive way, inspiring the next generation of engineers.

Homeless man allegedly threatened Nassau police in Woodmere

Nassau police arrested a homeless man for allegedly causing a disturbance, damaging property and threatening the officers near Five Towns Shopping Center in Woodmere on April 11.

Lawrence school district named 'Best Community for Music Education'

Lawrence school district was recognized as Best Communities for Music Education. by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.

With seawall comments in, what’s next?

Lawrence High School's seawall construction faces delays amid concerns and pushback from Cedarhurst residents. FEMA's review of public comments prolongs uncertainty. Share your views on the project and flooding in the Five Towns with jbessen@liherald.com.

Mice are loose at Lawrence High School

Lawrence High School faces a mice epidemic, prompting concerns from teachers and parents. Despite efforts to address the issue, including increased exterminator visits and future seawall projects, ongoing action is needed to ensure a safe and clean school environment.

Five Towns Kiwanis marks 80 years

Kiwanis Club of the Five Towns, marking its 80th anniversary, remains dedicated to community service with scholarships, charitable donations, and support for various causes. Despite challenges posed by Covid-19, the club adapted, continuing its philanthropic efforts. Join them for upcoming events like the annual model Seder and golf outing, continuing their tradition of community support.

Overnight road closures on the Nassau Expressway in Lawrence begin March 11

From March 11 through May 31, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., there will be road closures at the Nassau Expressway and Seagirt Boulevard interchange in Lawrence to perform maintenance on the Seagirt Boulevard Bridge, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Starting April 1 Liberty Water replacing main pipes in Cedarhurst

Liberty Water will replace water mains in Cedarhurst village in April.


The time to support local journalism is now

Highlighting the efforts of the Empire State Local News Coalition, which aims to safeguard local journalism in New York by advocating for legislative support and rallying communities to save newsrooms and jobs amidst closures and layoffs.


L.I. GOP must condemn Trump’s dangerous remarks

Kevin J. Kelley underscores the significance of bipartisan collaboration in politics, advocating for respect, civil discourse, and condemnation of inflammatory rhetoric from leaders like Donald Trump to protect democracy and uphold civic values.


The heartbreaking death of an NYPD hero

Former Congressman Peter King reflects on the tragic murder of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, highlighting the outpouring of support from Massapequa Park and beyond, including a moment with former President Donald Trump, and calls for legislative action in honor of Diller's memory."


Washington: where bipartisanship goes to die

Former Assemblyman Jerry Kremer reminisces about bipartisan successes in Albany, contrasting them with the current gridlock in Washington, where partisan politics obstructs meaningful legislation, leaving a longing for the return of bipartisan cooperation.


On airplane noise, we’re back to the drawing board

Senator Jack Martins addresses the persistent issue of airplane noise disturbing communities near busy airports, emphasizing the need for objective studies and coordinated efforts to mitigate the impact, while expressing unwavering determination to advocate for quieter skies