School News

East Rockaway school administrator headed to Nassau BOCES

The Nassau BOCES Board of Education appointed James Robinson as its new Associate Superintendent for Administrative Services on June 15, marking his departure from the East Rockaway School District after two years.

Becker honored by Moms’ and Dads’ Club of Lynbrook

Lynbrook resident and Village Trustee Hilary Becker was named Person of the Year by the Lynbrook Moms’ and Dads’ Club at its annual Lynbrook High School Varsity seniors dinner on June 6 at Temple Avodah in Oceanside.

Lynbrook Fire Department rescues passenger after cars collide

Lynbrook firefighters used the Jaws of Life to get an injured passenger out of their vehicle after a two-car crash on June 19 at the intersection of Merrick Road and Ocean Avenue in Lynbrook.

Letters to the Editor: Lynbrook/East Rockaway

Don’t slam Dan To the Editor:  Mayor Bruno Romano’s letter to the editor, “Positive growth in the village,” in last week’s Herald demonstrates how woefully out of touch he and his …

Community News

Pop rocks — in red pants

Grammy-winning musician and songwriter Danny Weinkauf, a Lynbrook native, is preparing to release his second solo album titled, “Red Pants Band,” in July, a smattering of rock, pop and jazz influences which he likened to “listening to your favorite radio station.”

School News

School lead testing bill moves forward

New York lawmakers are pushing forward a bill in the last days of the legislative session that would require school districts to be more vigilant in testing drinking water for lead content. Recent tests of Valley Stream schools’ drinking water revealed traces of lead in Districts 13 and 24 and in the Valley Stream Central High School District, and were swiftly addressed, according to school officials, who see no problems with the pending legislation.

June 23-29

Things to do in Lynbrook/East Rockaway this week.