Road racing, a concern for everyone in the Five Towns

Illegal road racing remains a source of worry for Five Towns residents.

Ellen Karcinell teaches student at Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library how to write a strong college essay. This is how

To help navigate the path from high school to college, Ellen Karcinell, a seasoned instructor on essay writing, test prep and college applications, shared her best tips with students at the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library on Sept. 19.

A hockey hat trick, Hewlett, East Rockaway and Rockville Centre form team

It was the 2019-20 season of the High School Hockey League of Nassau County and the Lynbrook Hewlett-Woodmere and East Rockaway middle school hockey team was making a big push for the playoffs with a lot of momentum. But then, Covid-19 happened, everything including the season shut down right when the first round was about to start.

PHOTOS: The new Torah celebration at the Chabad of the Five Towns

From the writing of the letters in the Torah scroll at the home of Rabbi Zalman and Rebbetzin Chanie Wolowik in Woodmere to the dancing in the street to 74 Maple Ave. in Cedarhurst, the home of the Chabad of the Five Towns the new Torah was celebrated on Sept. 10.

After-school learning at the Five Towns Community Center is fun and safe

The Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence is ringing in the start of the school year with its after-school program that serves as a gathering spot for children in the community.

Morris ‘Mitty’ Kramer, environmentalist, 88

Morris “Mitty” Kramer was a low-key kind of guy. He used to dress in muted-colored shirts and blue jeans. He was soft-spoken, self-deprecating and had quite the head of thick silver hair. …


Deadly Wild West in our backyard

Drive a mere exit or two on any of Long Island’s main thoroughfares, and you are sure to see at least one roadside shrine remembering the victim of a fatal car crash.


To serve its riders, the MTA needs proper governance

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is, unfortunately, usually in the news for billion-dollar boondoggles. But local issues and corporate governance problems plague the agency . . .


No more delays in distributing opioid settlement funds

With our children back in classrooms and the leaves beginning their autumnal change, the nation is highlighting another vital milestone as we observe September as National Recovery Month.

Peter King

We’ve had great people working for us at the U.N.

Every September, the annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly wreaks havoc, confusion and congestion for everyone who must travel to and from Manhattan.