Peninsula Public Library Withdraws From Lawrence Land Deal

In a letter to residents of the Lawrence School District last week, the Peninsula Public Library Board of Trustees announced that it could not continue its contract with the Village...

Bright Days At Brandeis

The first year of the Brandeis Early Childhood Summer Program is off to a wonderful start! The students couldn’t be happier.

Naaleh Tutors Pave the Way to Academic Success

“At the age of five, I was diagnosed with learning disabilities. Despite my challenges, I was a top student in both high school and university. When I graduated from...

Right View: The Life Of Olga Elek

Historical Background of Vegvar The Rittberg-Vegvar-Tormac-Temesvar region was settled in 1794 by Schwabs, a local people of mixed German and Hungarian ethnicity; the land became the property of the Hungarian...

Five Towns Residents Support Ohel At Rosemil Healthcare Tournament

Amid the challenges of this very unusual summer, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services found a way to host its annual Rosemil Healthcare Golf and Tennis tournament, delivering a...

Weekly Kvetch: Great Expectations

A colleague, who is also a social worker, told me that in order for him to be happy, calm, and hopefully, healthy, he just doesn’t have any expectations. When...

News From the Hills

Post-Purim greetings from the hills of Waterbury, Connecticut, where we went for our Purim seudah. It took about an hour and a half to get there and we were greeted...

Obsessed: Yoetzet Halacha Program Examines Body Image

  By Lisa Septimus Yoetzet Halacha of the Five Towns When I was growing up, this word had a negative connotation and was often used as an adolescent jab toward another, implying...

MTA Robotics Team Advances To Super Regional

By: Elishama Marmon (’20) On Sunday, February 25, the MTA Robotics teams, Lionotics and Lionotics 2, went to Townsend Harris High School in Queens to compete in the First Tech...

Adventurous Fun At DRS

At DRS, the student activities department is always looking for ways to help foster friendships and build camaraderie amongst students. Shabbatonim, tischen, melaveh malkahs, and meals at the homes...
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