East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students and staff participated in an assembly Wednesday in honor of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
It took about four months, but the East Rockaway girls finally played what basketball enthusiasts would call a complete game. And they picked precisely the right time to do it.
After years of hoping to honor their fallen brother, the family of an Irish-born immigrant and former Lynbrook resident who was killed while serving the U.S. in Vietnam got their wish. It was announced at a news conference in New York City on Monday that a Navy ship would be named in his honor.
In the wake of last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., parents in the Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts have revived a petition urging Village of East Rockaway officials to stop holding public votes in schools.
A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.
About 300 community members poured into the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre on March 4 to play games and win prizes at the synagogue’s annual Purim Carnival.
The East Rockaway Education Foundation will host its third annual 5K race on March 24 at 9 a.m. to raise funds for projects for the East Rockaway School District.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A little over eight years ago, Haiti was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that left the low-lying areas of the country covered with piles of rubble, and claimed the lives of an estimated 300,000 people. The quake further crushed a population already struggling to survive in what was — and still is — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.
In an effort to make paying for parking easier, Lynbrook officials unanimously voted on March 5 to approve bringing the phone app PayByPhone into the village.
Former Jets defensive tackle Marty Lyons presented a proposal to Mayor Alan Beach and the Lynbrook board of trustees on March 5 to build a $1.4 million synthetic-turf field at Greis Park.
The Week Ahead
Babies 29-months-old and younger will have an opportunity to play with toys at the Lynbrook Public Library on March 16 at 10:15 a.m.
Allison Anderson, from South Nassau Communities Hospital, of Oceanside, will be at the East Rockaway Public Library on March 20 at 1 p.m.
Guests are invited to try Chi Gong, an ancient Chinese meditative practice that uses slow graceful movements and breathing, at the Lynbrook Public Library on March 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.
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