East Rockaway defeats Lynbrook

Throwing for the fourth time in six days had no negative effect on East Rockaway’s Emily Chelius as the junior hurler shutdown visiting Lynbrook last Saturday afternoon with a one-hit, 18-strikeout performance to lead a 4-1 victory in a Nassau Conference III/IV softball crossover game.

East Rockaway officials propose $10.3 million budget

At the April 9 meeting of the East Rockaway board of trustees, officials proposed a 2018-19 budget of $10.3 million. If approved, it would be a 4.1 percent increase over the current budget.

Herald Schools

East Rockaway School District officials adopt $39.4 million 2018-19 budget

The East Rockaway Board of Education adopted a $39.4 million budget for the 2018-19 school year at its meeting on Tuesday — a 3 percent increase from 2017-18.

'Rockaway' cast hopeful for sunny reception

Local director's film about East Rockaway to make Florida premiere

Local writer and director John J. Budion’s coming-of-age film “Rockaway” is set to make its Florida premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival on April 28.

East Rockaway officials vote to end sub-division moratorium

The East Rockaway board of trustees voted to end a ban on subdividing houses in the village at a public meeting on April 9.

Herald neighbors: Guest column

A heart-felt thank you: 730 days of unending gratitude

Seven hundred and thirty days. Twenty-four months. There have been 1,051,200 minutes that I am alive because of a stranger. A stranger that I will never get to thank.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

American Security Shredding will be at the East Rockaway Public Library parking lot to shred important and sensitive documents on April 21 at 10 a.m.

The Karpenteers concert in Lynbrook

The Karpenteers, a Carpenters cover band, will be performing at the Lynbrook Public Library on April 21 at 2:30 p.m.

How to navigate the healthcare system lecture in East Rockaway

Nicole Christensen, founder and CEO of Care Answered, will be at the East Rockaway Public Library on April 26 at 6:45 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

A 30-year-old from West Hempstead was arrested on April 11 at 6:32 p.m. and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance (cocaine and heroin) and failure to stop at a stop sign on …