Letters to the Editor: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

Thank you for honoring my father To the Editor: I wanted to thank the Village of Lynbrook for the love, support, and honor they showed to the Becker family after the death of my beloved father, …

Guest columnist

They are no magic pills to reach your goals

The multi-billion dollar big business of performance-enhancing and dietary supplementation has its vision aimed in the direction of athletes striving to increase performance and fitness fanatics …


Terror in Nice

July 14, 2016: Before the horror unfolded, it was a joyous Bastille Day in France, and the citizens of Nice, a seaside resort town on the French Riviera, were celebrating the occasion with a parade and a …


Boat explodes in Bay Park

A man swam to safety after his boat exploded around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Bay Park. A source told the Herald that the man said he started his boat and it just went “boom!” According to …

Oceanside, Island Park Letters to the Editor

Enforce parking restrictions in Island Park To the Editor: I live in the small community of Barnum Island in Island Park. Recently I read an article about the parking and driving conditions in …

Crime Watch

East Rockaway resident chases man who stole shotgun

An East Rockaway man chased a suspected thief after hearing a car alarm outside his home, helping to lead Nassau County police to the man, who had allegedly stolen a shotgun and a bulletproof vest from a parked vehicle in Lynbrook.

Long Island Ducks win 40, earn first-half title

It was a memorable first half of the Atlantic League baseball season for the Long Island Ducks, who after a sluggish 1-6 start clinched the Liberty Division title for a guaranteed playoff spot and set a single-game attendance record on consecutive nights.

Riesterer’s celebrates their 85th year

Just saying the words, “free cake” is enough to make anybody some new friends. When the person saying that, however, is the owner of West Hempstead’s famed Riesterer’s Bakery, they’re bound to get attention in droves.

Obituary: Howard “Dorian” Friedman

Howard “Dorian” Friedman, of Oceanside, died on June 15, of cancer. He was born on April 8, 1944, and raised in Oceanside. He is a graduate of Oceanside High School, and the University of Toledo. …

The week ahead

The Friends of the Library are hosting their book sale at the Lynbrook Public Library. The sale will run from August 3 through 9. Times vary so be sure to check with the library website or call …

The week ahead

East Rockaway will host a viewing of Hocus Pocus on Friday July 29. The film will begin at 8:15 p.m. at Memorial Park, Woods and Atlantic avenues.

The week ahead

The Lynbrook Public Library is hosting a movie event on August 1 at 2 p.m. They will be showing the film Minions, which is rated PG. For more information call 516-599-8630.