Raising his voice against the sounds of drills and other tools reverberating through the unfinished lobby of the Regal movie theater as dozens of workers scrambled about, Project Superintendent Marc Losquadro discussed the strategy of completing such an undertaking.
Fifty years after a Lynbrook house fire took the lives of his parents, two of his sisters and his brother, Ira Levy still proudly recalls how involved his family was in Temple Emanu-El, now known as Temple Am Echad.
PSEG Long Island on Jan. 9 filed a state application proposing a new 7.3-mile, high-voltage power line that would run underground between substations in Uniondale and Lynbrook, and is aimed at reducing outages in the area.
The federal Emergency Management Agency is providing $5 million to help cover engineering costs for a planned project to send partially treated sewage from the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility in East Rockaway to the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant in Wantagh, where it will be sent for discharge three miles out in the Atlantic Ocean.
It was shortly after 2 a.m. on Jan. 4, and snow had just begun falling as Scott Keller climbed into his plow truck. Snow was pelting the windshield, and a Guns N’ Roses tune was blaring from the speakers. Keller was speaking of his girlfriend of 11 years, Peg Feehan.
As he sat in a rocking chair at half-court in the East Rockaway High School gymnasium, former Rocks boys’ basketball coach Joe Lores looked on as one by one, his family members, peers and former players grabbed a microphone and took turns lauding him.
Superintendents and administrators from across Nassau County — including from Lynbrook and East Rockaway — gathered at the Levittown Memorial Education Center on Jan. 8 for the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents’ Emerging Technology Symposium.
Tears streamed down the faces of many students and faculty members at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School last month as John Halligan told the tragic story of his son Ryan, who took his own life at age 13 in 2003 after being bullied.
A look back:
The Doughboy Monument proudly stands at Saperstein Plaza today, but it was the center of what some newspapers dubbed a 'civil war' in the 1930s.
Neighbors in the News
A festive holiday outing turned into a romantic marriage proposal from Brian DeVita to Corrine Boenig — both Lynbrook High School graduates.
The Week Ahead
A musical duo will perform the music of John Denver, Elton John and the Moody Blues at the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m.
Knitters and crocheters are welcome to join the Knitting Club, which will meet on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.
Children between the ages of 3 and 7 are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll to the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 25 at 3:45 p.m. for a tea etiquette lesson and parade.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.
Here are the Herald's letters to the Editor for Jan. 18—24.