A Hanukkah message

Rabbi Sandra Bellush: Increasing the light in our lives

Rabbi Sandra Bellush offered her reflections on Hanukkah, which begins Dec. 12.

Local firefighters bring Christmas to the wounded and their families

Firefighters from Lynbrook and other areas of Nassau County recently brought holiday cheer to wounded warriors in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

Obituary

Mildred A. ‘Missy’ Pagliaro, political leader and community activist

Mildred A. “Missy” Pagliaro (Ruggiero) died on Dec. 1. She was 74. Pagliaro was the beloved wife of the late Joseph R. Pagliaro, and the proud mother of Joseph, Donna, and Andrew. Loving sister to Lorraine Formont and sister-in-law to her late husband and former East Rockaway Mayor, Charles H. Formont, and cherished aunt to Christopher.

A Lynbrook story of war and love during World War I

Lynbrook's Rusha (pronounced ROO’-sha) “Billie” Williams served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War I and experienced war and love.

Herald Schools

Lynbrook wrestling team starts season off strong

The Lynbrook varsity wrestling team entered this season hoping to repeat as conference champions, and it is off to a good start working toward that goal.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The Lynbrook Fire Department is providing children an opportunity to ride in a fire truck around Parking Field 8 in Lynbrook on Dec. 16 from noon to 3 p.m.

Benefit concert in East Rockaway

East Rockaway resident James Anemone will be holding a benefit concert for one of his former teachers, Peter Ceglio, on Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Holiday toy drive

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky is hosting a holiday toy drive for children in the district through Dec. 22.

A Hanukkah reflection

Rabbi Andrew Warmflash: Hanukkah’s message for how we live today

Rabbi Andrew Warmflash offered his thoughts about Hanukkah, which is observed from Dec. 12 through 20 this year.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway Crime Watch

A Hempstead man was arrested on Dec. 6 at 5:56 p.m. and charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance on Columbus Drive. A West Hempstead man was arrested on Dec. 6 at 7:28 …