When hotel developer Lee Browning pulled out of the Marriott hotel project in Lynbrook on July 19, the decision upset many business owners, who say they thought the Marriott would have been great for their businesses and the village as a whole.
Amid murmurs throughout the Village of Lynbrook that the $21 million, state-of-the-art Regal movie theater under construction on Merrick Road, near Atlantic Avenue, will not open until 2018, Mayor Bill Hendrick expressed confidence that it would show films this holiday season.
Nassau County police arrested a Florida man on Aug. 3 in connection with breaking into a home on South Williams Street in Lynbrook and for a similar crime in Hewlett.
Responding to complaints from neighbors, a Lynbrook resident said she plans to euthanize more than a dozen feral cats she sheltered and fed, after village officials removed garbage and animal waste from her property on July 17.
John Budion has spent the last 2½ years writing, directing, shooting, editing and reworking a coming-of-age film about growing up and forming friendships in East Rockaway. The result, “Rockaway,” will debut at the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival on Aug. 13.
Current Lynbrook High School students Kyle Bergin and Siobhan Stapleton participated in Swim Across America for the first time at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in 2008, when Stapleton’s grandfather was suffering from cancer. Shortly after, he died from the disease.
On July 30, members of the East Rockaway Junior Fire Department graduated from Camp Fahrenheit 516, a weeklong training event where they gained hands-on experience in how to fight fires and learned safety protocol at Nassau County Fire Services Academy in Old Bethpage.
The driver of an SUV had to be cut out of her car by Lynbrook firefighters on Aug. 4 after she was involved in a crash with another vehicle at Peninsula Boulevard and Vincent Avenue. After removing …
Lynbrook resident Danny Weinkauf and the Red Pants Band will release their third album “Totally Osome!” on Aug. 11, a collection of songs that are intended to educate children, but can also be enjoyed by adults.
About 35 local residents came to the Atria Lynbrook supportive living facility on July 18 for the second annual Chef Showdown. Brian Glennon, the director of culinary services for Atria, went head-to-head against retired FDNY firefighter Andrew Winges and his wife, Beth, in a cook-off with a corny catch — each recipe had to include corn as an ingredient.
The Week Ahead
The East Rockaway Public Library is hosting a trivia game on Aug. 18 at 3 p.m.
BeyondFab, a Beatles cover band, will be playing a free concert on Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Greis Park.
Children in fourth through sixth grade can earn an hour of community service on Aug. 21 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. by making a dog toy to help animals in need.
Here are the latest arrest reports for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.
Nonprofit laws needed for politicians To the Editor: A week ago, another elected New York City official was convicted after trial for embezzling government money from a nonprofit organization, …