“Vaping” is much like smoking, only it’s done with an “electronic cigarette.” It produces no smoke, only water vapor, and is odorless, making it hard for school officials to detect when students are puffing away on their e-cigarettes.
Atlantic Avenue was converted into a winter wonderland on Dec. 3, as hundreds of residents participated in Lynbrook’s holiday extravaganza.
Lynbrook village officials are inching closer to brokering an agreement between a development company and the owner of the vacant Mangrove Feather factory to construct rental apartments on the site.
Chants of “Eddie! Eddie!” filled the Huntington Hilton on Nov. 20 as Lynbrook resident Ed “Formerly Fast Eddie” Parry entered the ring for the 14th annual Long Island Fight for Charity boxing event.
The Lynbrook Police Department arrested a Rockville Centre man on Thursday for driving while intoxicated and possessing two loaded pistols.
A Hanukkah message
Rabbi Sandra Bellush offered her reflections on Hanukkah, which begins Dec. 12.
Firefighters from Lynbrook and other areas of Nassau County recently brought holiday cheer to wounded warriors in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.
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.
Lynbrook's Rusha (pronounced ROO’-sha) “Billie” Williams served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War I and experienced war and love.
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
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.
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.
State Sen. Todd Kaminsky is hosting a holiday toy drive for children in the district through Dec. 22.
A Hanukkah reflection
Rabbi Andrew Warmflash offered his thoughts about Hanukkah, which is observed from Dec. 12 through 20 this year.
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 …