Crime

Crime watch: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

Arrests A 52-year-old male of South Hempstead was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle without an interlock device, failure to wear a seatbelt, operating with a restricted license, …

Herald Neighbors

Stars & Stripes festival attracts hundreds

By Mary Malloy mmalloy@liherald.com Under warm sunny skies and slightly cloudy and breezy evenings, the Village of East Rockaway held its annual Stars & Stripes festival last …

Entertainment news

Hollywood comes to East Rockaway!

When Don Murray was asked in July about his memories of East Rockaway High School’s Rock Rivalry, the 80-year-old interclass competition the high school, the film star replied, “That’s where it …

Paying it forward to Louisiana

On Oct. 1, dozens of East Rockaway residents will “pay it forward” to victims of the Louisiana flooding by taking part in a fundraising pub crawl. The ER 4 LA Pub Crawl Fund Drive will involve …

Entertainment news

A famous ‘unsung hero’ from East Rockaway

Not everyone can say that they got to kiss Marilyn Monroe, and then be nominated for an Academy Award for his work. Although that could have been the …

Writing on the Wall

A newspaper is as good as its sources

This spring I observed ten years as the editor of the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald. It has been, by far, the most interesting and rewarding of career choices. I won’t go into the …

Cameras to be installed at Hewlett train crossing on West Broadway

As part of the more than $5 million safety grant that the Metropolitan Transit Authority will receive from the Federal Railroad Administration, $1.91 million is designated for closed circuit television cameras to be installed at the Long Island Rail Road’s West Broadway train crossing in Hewlett.

Sonic 'boom' reported across the South Shore

Nassau County police received multiple reports of a loud, explosive sound on the South Shore, in the Rockville Centre area, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, according to officials. At press time, it was …

Obituary

Longtime Valley Streamer ‘Captain Pat’ dies at 76

Patrick “Captain Pat” Anthony Focazio, longtime resident of Valley Stream, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 10 at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Texas. He was 76.

Nearby things to do this week

On Sept. 24, the Lynbrook Fire Department will host its annual Community Concert for the Troops to benefit the Nassau County Firefighters Operation Wounded Warrior. Live music, food, soda, water …

Toddler playgroup

East Rockaway Recreation Toddler Playgroup is a drop off program for ages 2-4 that meets every Monday and Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 am. Other days may be available upon request. Call to register at …

Playwriting & Performing

A class that combines creative writing and acting; children will learn how to write and create a piece with their classmates. During the last six weeks, they will act out scene with the characters …