Community spirit showcased at 49th annual Huckleberry Frolic in East Rockaway

About 500 people flocked to Memorial Park on Atlantic Avenue on June 9 for East Rockaway’s 49th annual Huckleberry Frolic.

Water enthusiasts ready for inaugural Blueway Festival in East Rockaway

Hundreds of canoers, kayakers, paddle boarders and rafters are set to hit the water Saturday in East Rockaway for the inaugural South Shore Blueway Festival at Hewlett Point Park.

Herald Neighbors

Fundraiser at East Rockaway fire house supports Keith Lane scholarship

Hundreds of people came to the Main Street Firehouse in East Rockaway on June 2 to support the second annual fundraiser to benefit the Keith Lane Visual & Media Arts Scholarship. In all, about $2,500 was raised.

Petition to East Rockaway village officials seeks to make Marion Street a one-way road

As of June 11, more than 100 people had signed an online petition urging East Rockaway officials to make Marion Street a one-way road for traffic between Irving Place and Waverly Avenue from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays.

Herald Schools

Lynbrook High’s strongest vie in weightlifting event

The yard was still as the competitors took their places by the weights during Lynbrook’s annual Strongman competition.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Guests will be taught how to use Overdrive to download books at the East Rockaway Public Library on June 16 at 10:30 a.m.

STEAM experiments in East Rockaway

Children in kindergarten through third grade are welcome to come to the East Rockaway Public Library on June 19 at 4 p.m. for stories, crafts and science experiments.

Pre-Prom events in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

East Rockaway and Lynbrook are each hosting pre-Prom events this week.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.