The Lynbrook Board of Education issued a proposal for a bond of nearly $29 million at its Jan. 11 meeting. Residents voted down last March’s $46 million bond, which led to the board issuing a survey to determine why it failed.
At the Atria Tanglewood senior center in Lynbrook, Lee Browning of Browning Hotel Properties LLC of Riverhead, addressed an audience that included business owners, village personnel, Chamber of Commerce members and residents, and discussed the exhaustive history of a proposed Courtyard by Marriott hotel for downtown Lynbrook.
Carol Burak was sworn in as the new Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce president on Jan. 10. Burak has been a member of the chamber for 24 years and previously served in the role of secretary. The Herald recently spoke with Burak and conducted a question and answer session with the new chamber president.
A Lynbrook man was arrested on Jan. 16 for allegedly burglarizing a gas station two days earlier that he was said to frequent, according to Nassau County police. Police said the owner of the store …
A paralegal from Las Vegas and her husband, who are accused of embezzling more than $900,000 from the Sorbara Construction Corp. in Lynbrook, were arraigned in State Supreme Court in Mineola on Wednesday.
Three days after Lynbrook rallied from an 11-point deficit for an eye-opening victory at Floral Park, the youthful and surging Owls used their depth, confidence and teamwork to overcome another early hole on the way to beating visiting Lawrence last Saturday, 50-35, in a Nassau Conference A-III boys’ basketball matchup.
Each month since September, West Hempstead resident Robin Rodriguez, 16, and roughly a dozen sophomores and juniors from West Hempstead High School venture out to make the worlds of several dozen senior citizens a more beautiful place. They lug makeup bags, facial lotions, manicure tools and supplies, and head to the Atria, a senior residence in Lynbrook, to boost the residents’ spirits with a little personal pampering and a lot of personal attention.
Lynbrook Police arrested and charged a Brooklyn man with possessing fraudulent debit and credit cards on Jan. 14 at 4:40 p.m.
By Mike Smollins firstname.lastname@example.org The erection of the steel frame for an 83,022-square-foot, $21 million state-of-the-art Regal movie theater on Merrick Road near Atlantic Avenue, in …
John Ciotti, a former Republican legislator in Nassau County and an executive vice president at Nassau University Medical Center, died on Jan. 7. He was 66.
The week ahead
The Lynbrook Fire Department will offer free firetruck rides at parking field No. 8 on Earle Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 17. The holiday fun lasts from noon to 3 p.m.
The East Rockaway Public Library is offering an eight-part interactive discussion series that will teach participants how to take care of their house, how to keep repair costs down and how to hire the right professionals to keep the home in tip-top shape. Part one of the series takes place on Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m. and focuses on the site one’s house sits on. Brian Schnee of KL Inspection Services will lead the discussion. Call (516) 599-1664 for more information..
The Lynbrook Baptist Church will host a youth leadership networking event on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Binu Thomas, the youth minister at the Community Church of Great Neck, who is a Lynbrook resident, will host the event.
Arrests A 28-year-old woman from Middle Village, Queens, was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and failure to signal on Spencer Avenue on Jan. 9 at …