The Herald Community Newspapers took home 26 honors in the annual New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest, which attracted more than 2,400 of entries from 151 newspapers across …
Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.
That hissing sound you may have heard here and there across the Five Towns and from Hempstead Town Hall as April began wasn’t the sound of marijuana joints, pipes and bongs being lit, but …
Samuel Schwartz, a Lawrence Woodmere Academy sophomore, captured second place in the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for the 4th Congressional District represented by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-Garden City).
While a medical condition halted his athletic career in high school, Lamar Letts, a 2012 Hewlett High graduate, did not stop thinking on how to live a healthy life as two years later he created Hylux, a sports drink that he thinks is a healthier alternative to Gatorade and Powerade.
For the past four years or so, North Woodmere resident Lily Buziashvili has taken it upon herself to pick up trash and debris that collects along a 1.5-mile stretch of the area called the Nassau County storm basin, which extends from Branch Boulevard to Hungry Harbor Road in that community.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .
Lawrence Elementary School Assistant Principal Jacqueline Beckmann just did not roll out a schoolwide reading challenge last month. She and teachers Theresa Degan and Shirley Warren dressed as characters from books to spark student interest in reading on March 22.
The second time around the schedule started much better than the first for Hewlett’s girls’ soccer team. The Bulldogs avenged a 5-2 season-opening loss at Glen Cove with a 2-0 home …
With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .
At the Brandeis School in Lawrence, fourth-graders explored density using oil, water and pancake syrup. The students made predictions and went on to explore buoyancy, and what will float?
In the United States, roughly 4.9 percent of people have tested positive for Covid-19 after receiving two doses of the Moderna vaccine. Gibson resident and Hewlett-Woodmere School District employee …
A Brooklyn man was arrested in Inwood for allegedly resisting arrest on April 6. According to detectives, Fourth Precinct police observed Christopher Landburg-Parker, 34, of Brooklyn, was driving …
I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.
Two teams of Hebrew Academy of Long Beach students from the school in Woodmere finished in first and third in the Junior Exhibit Group at the Long Island Regional for National History Day.
We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .
Balloons, baskets and bunnies highlighted the fourth annual Egggggstravaganza, a celebration of Easter at the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence on April 3 that was more fun than a hatful of …
Nancy Lieberman Charities, founded by the iconic and groundbreaking basketball player from Queens, is donating five new hoops courts valued at $325,000 to Nassau County. Two of the locations are in the Five Towns – Inwood Park and North Woodmere Park – the third is Wantagh Park with the two remaining sites to be identified by the county in the near future, officials said.
A car accident involving two vehicles and four men ignited an alleged assault and robbery in Inwood on April 1.