Herald Neighbors

Longtime East Rockaway boys' basketball coach honored

As he sat in a rocking chair at half-court in the East Rockaway High School gymnasium, former Rocks boys’ basketball coach Joe Lores looked on as one by one, his family members, peers and former players grabbed a microphone and took turns lauding him.

Herald Schools

Nassau County superintendents and administrators talk tech

Superintendents and administrators from across Nassau County — including from Lynbrook and East Rockaway — gathered at the Levittown Memorial Education Center on Jan. 8 for the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents’ Emerging Technology Symposium.

Herald Schools

‘Ryan’s Story’ teaches East Rockaway students dangers of bullying

Tears streamed down the faces of many students and faculty members at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School last month as John Halligan told the tragic story of his son Ryan, who took his own life at age 13 in 2003 after being bullied.

A look back:

Lynbrook’s ‘civil war’ over the Doughboy Monument

The Doughboy Monument proudly stands at Saperstein Plaza today, but it was the center of what some newspapers dubbed a 'civil war' in the 1930s.

Neighbors in the News

Wedding bells for Lynbrook High School graduates

A festive holiday outing turned into a romantic marriage proposal from Brian DeVita to Corrine Boenig — both Lynbrook High School graduates.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

A musical duo will perform the music of John Denver, Elton John and the Moody Blues at the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Knitting Club meeting in East Rockaway

Knitters and crocheters are welcome to join the Knitting Club, which will meet on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.

Teddy bear tea in Lynbrook

Children between the ages of 3 and 7 are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll to the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 25 at 3:45 p.m. for a tea etiquette lesson and parade.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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

Letters to the Editor: Lynbrook, East Rockaway (Jan. 18—24)

Here are the Herald's letters to the Editor for Jan. 18—24.