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Momentum to get a U.S. Naval ship named in honor of an Irish immigrant and former Lynbrook resident who was killed in Vietnam has gained momentum. more
“We’re screwed, basically,” Bay Park resident Frank Ferraro said, as he watered the plants outside of his home at the east end of Waterview Street. Ferraro was referring to the expiration of the National Flood Insurance Program on Sept. 30, and the possibility that federal lawmakers will not renew it. more
The villages of Lynbrook and East Rockaway are each hosting 9/11 ceremonies to remember the victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. more
State Assemblyman Brian Curran said he was sitting on the porch of his Lynbrook home on Aug. 18 when he looked at his flagpole and saw that his Blue Lives Matter American flag was gone. more
Just 10 days after making a presentation to the Lynbrook village board about building luxury rental apartments on Rocklyn Avenue, Mill Creek Residential terminated contracts with the businesses that occupy the land it hoped to develop. more
A retired Town of Hempstead employee is suing the town, Supervisor Anthony Santino and Oceanside santitation head Thomas Metzger so he can continue caring for feral cats at the Oceanside landfill. more
Village of Lynbrook officials are mulling a proposal by development company Mill Creek Residential to build a luxury apartment complex on Rocklyn Avenue, near Merrick Road. Hot Skates, Fun Station USA and Hi Tech Security now occupy the three-acre site. more
Gold letters spelling Francis X. Becker’s name now adorn the domed roof of the rotunda at Lynbrook Village Hall. Across from where his name is permanently affixed and above the heads of where the mayor and trustees sit during board meetings reads the message, “In God We Trust.” more
Stanley Lombardo, a former Village of East Rockaway trustee, announced on Aug. 23 that he had filed a lawsuit in federal court against Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino in hopes that the supervisor would reverse a decision that effectively bars Lombardo from taking care of about 40 feral cats in Oceanside. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
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