Five Towns

Appellate Judge Lifts Hold On Nassau District Lines Change

Plan still faces court challenge.

05/30/2011

An appellate judge has lifted the order preventing the Nassau County Legislature from adopting new district lines.

Judge Joseph Covello late Thursday allowed the legislators to continue using the new lines as it plans this year's elections, despite concerns by county Democrats in a lawsuit that the lines were drawn to favor the GOP majority. But the battle isn't over yet.

Gourmet Glatt Reopens

01/05/2007
Staff Writer
Gourmet Glatt Emporium in Cedarhurst, whose owners were forced to sell their store in a kosher dispute that prompted a boycott orchestrated by local rabbis, reopened Tuesday morning under new ownership. But the new deal didn’t stop some residents from voicing bitter feelings about the perceived strong-arm tactics and lack of transparency by the local rabbinic board that handles kosher supervision.

A Place To Call Home

09/15/2006
Staff Writer
The JCC of the Greater Five Towns, which has organized and run programs in South Shore synagogues and public schools for the past 26 years, has announced that it expects to sign a 99-year lease later this year that would allow it to build its first home on two acres of property owned by Temple Israel in Lawrence. Rina Shkolnik, the Y’s executive director, said plans call for the building of a two-story, 60,000-square-feet full-service Y that would contain a pool, exercise room, gymnasium, auditorium, classrooms, lounge and offices.
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