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Island Harvest Food Bank is teaming up with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service for the 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger campaign on Saturday, May 13. In … more
The sweet smell of cinnamon lingered in the air April 22 at the first CoLoKi Inc. Earth Day Celebration off Bennington Ave in Freeport. Attendees leisurely walked up and down the steps of the Freeport Trailer with white Styrofoam cups in their hands, enjoying homemade arroz con leche (rice pudding), while children worked on arts and crafts. Every spring, the day laborers at the Freeport Trailer, most of whom work construction jobs, plant a community garden to grow vegetables that they can cook in their own kitchens to feed themselves. This year they decided to host an event inviting the community to take part in their Earth Day celebration. more
Thousands of people are expected to come to Long Beach for the 27th annual Long Island Pride celebration in June, and organizers sought to allay residents’ concerns about crowds, traffic, safety … more
It’s official. The Woodmere Club has been sold. more
A pair of Five Towns residents and a Queens rabbi will be sentenced for their part in a scheme to embezzle more than $17 million of city and state funding that was expected to be used for special-needs students between 3-and 5-years-old, who attend the Island Child Development Center in Far Rockaway. more
An East Rockaway man was arrested for drug possession after selling heroin to a Lynbrook resident who suffered a non-fatal overdose, Lynbrook police said. more
The Hempstead Industrial Development Agency voted to revoke tax breaks granted to the Green Acres Mall on April 27, citing that the mall's ownership failed to create the agreed-upon number of jobs. more
Students in the East Rockaway School District are gaining work experience through a skills and achievement program in which the district teams with local businesses to provide on-site job training for disabled students. more
A garage sale fundraiser was held at the Main Street Firehouse in East Rockaway on April 15 and netted over $5,000 for the Keith Lane Visual Arts & Media Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to an East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School student who is pursuing a college degree in media. more
The latest arrests and crimes in Lynbrook and East Rockaway. more
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