Swimming for charity in Lynbrook

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.

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East Rockaway junior firefighters participate in training camp

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.

Lynbrook firefighters cut injured woman out of car after collision

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 musician, Red Pants Band set for a ‘Totally Osome!’ release on Aug. 11

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.

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An a-maize-ing time at the Lynbrook Atria

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

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The East Rockaway Public Library is hosting a trivia game on Aug. 18 at 3 p.m.

BeyondFab concert in Lynbrook

BeyondFab, a Beatles cover band, will be playing a free concert on Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Greis Park.

Tween service craft at East Rockaway Library

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.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here are the latest arrest reports for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.

Letters to the Editor: Lynbrook, 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, …