As students from the School of Rock performed on the main stage last Saturday, hundreds of residents buzzed about East Rockaway’s Memorial Park, taking in the 50th annual Huckleberry Frolic. Some sang along with the band, while others browsed the dozens of tables set up by vendors or enjoyed the many games and rides on a sun-soaked afternoon.
In past seasons, the Rocks’ journey to the Long Island championship game was a brief one. As the public school with the lowest enrollment in the county, East Rockaway was often the only Class C team in Nassau and was thus given an automatic bid to play in the title game.
For the first time in about 30 years, upgrades will begin on Lynbrook’s Long Island Rail Road station at the end of June.
Lynbrook School District officials are looking into ways to alleviate increasing overcrowding at Marion Street Elementary School, which, they said, is only expected to get worse as more people move into the neighborhood.
Daniel Ambrosio and Andrea Wong are always helping out their community — whether it’s by coaching local sports teams, serving in the Lynbrook Fire Department or volunteering at Our Lady of Peace, they never pass up an opportunity to lend a hand.
With about 250 family members and friends in attendance at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, Charlie “The Cannibal” Campbell did not disappoint in his professional mixed martial arts debut.
Families gathered around tables adorned with green and yellow balloons at the Lynbrook High School cafeteria last Friday for the Excellence in Education Foundation Inc.’s inaugural Grant Recipient …
Becoming 'Hip Hop Mike'
East Rockaway resident Mike Turkowitz, a.k.a. “Hip-Hop Mike,” remembers sitting in a group home in the mid-2000s as a teenager and turning to music to help him stay optimistic. It was then that he decided he wanted a career in the industry.
The Week Ahead
The East Rockaway Recreation Department and Long Island Blood Services are co-hosting a blood drive on June 13 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. at 17 John St. Each person who donates is eligible to …
The East Rockaway Public Library is hosting a competition where teams of two have one hour to make the best cake that they can with basic decorating ingredients on June 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The Lynbrook Public Library invites adults of all ages to participate in its annual Adult Summer Reading Program in what is dubbed “A Universe of Stories.”
A guest column from Lynbrook Police Chief Brian Paladino about driving safely in the village.
Here is the latest arrest report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.