American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.
Voters in the East Rockaway School District approved a $27.7 million bond on Nov. 14 to fund upgrades and repairs to all three district buildings.
The Village of Lynbrook Board voted on Monday to approve a plan for a four-story, 80-unit luxury rental apartment complex at the site of the Lynbrook Motor Inn, formerly known as the Capri.
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided.
George Richard Baroni was stationed with the U.S. Air Force in the Philippines when he was asked to serve as an honor guard for President Dwight Eisenhower when he visited in 1960.
The football rivalry between East Rockaway and Locust Valley is a unique one. The two schools are about as far apart as any in Nassau; the Rocks a little jaunt from the Atlantic, and the Falcons a short distance from the Sound. But, the teams have had some classic regular season contests and a few memorable playoff meetings.
Just days before the country stops to remember its heroes on Veterans Day, 11 local veterans were recognized in a Hall of Honor ceremony at the Lynbrook Public Library on Nov. 2.
The Lynbrook Dance Workshop hosted an open audition for an upcoming film project on Oct. 6.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Friedberg JCC in Oceanside for the Senior Health & Beyond Expo, presented by Mount Sinai South Nassau and hosted by Herald Community Newspapers and RichnerLive on Nov. 3.
The Week Ahead
Babies who are walking to 18 months with a caregiver can come to the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 26 at 10:30 a.m. to socialize, use board books and engage in lap time activities and playtime.
Families with children of all ages can engage in fall crafts and board games at the Lynbrook Public Library on Nov. 21 at 3:45 p.m.
Anyone who has questions about their E-reader, tablet or Smartphone can receive help learning how to use them from tech-buddies at the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department