BREAKING NEWS: South Shore residents in the thick of Women's Marches

High-flying Owls continue surge

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.

West Hempstead GlamourGals and the monthly senior makeover

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.

Brooklyn man charged with having fake credit cards

Lynbrook Police arrested and charged a Brooklyn man with possessing fraudulent debit and credit cards on Jan. 14 at 4:40 p.m.


Plans for thoroughly modern movie theater in Lynbrook on track

By Mike Smollins 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 …

Former Nassau County Legislator John Ciotti dies at 66

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

Nearby things to do this week

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.

How to care for your house

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..

Youth networking event

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.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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 …