Coming together to provide Thanksgiving cheer in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

It was last Thanksgiving when Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow was returning to his restaurant to pick up some foil and encountered a hungry homeless man. He brought the man inside his establishment and cooked him a meal, which he said brought him a lot of joy and sparked an idea.

Valiant veterans honored in Lynbrook, East Rockaway ceremonies

On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, veterans, residents and elected officials gathered in Lynbrook and East Rockaway on Sunday to commemorate Veterans Day.

Comics convention will benefit Bethany Congregational Church in East Rockaway

When East Rockaway firefighters realized that their firehouse on Main Street was not large enough to function as a relief center after Hurricane Sandy, Pastor Mark Lukens volunteered to use Bethany Congregational Church as a gathering place.

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Restorative Therapy and Nursing in Lynbrook salutes veterans

Patients at Lynbrook Restorative Therapy and Nursing waved American flags, sang patriotic songs and thanked their fellow veterans at the nursing facility’s Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 12.

Jets legend helps Lynbrook students soar toward wellness

Many students and faculty members at Waverly Park Elementary School donned football jerseys and shirts representing their favorite sports teams as three-time NFL Pro Bowler and former Jets fullback …

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Plaza Theatrical Productions will perform “Pinkalicious,” a musical about what happens when a pink-loving enthusiast develops Pinkitis — an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe.

Look to the night sky in Lynbrook

View the many wonders of the night sky and learn about Lynbrook Public Library’s Hank Memorial Telescope at the library on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.

STEAM activities in East Rockaway

Kids in kindergarten through third grade are welcome to make crafts and conduct science experiments at the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 20 at 4 p.m.

Lynbrook residents honored for ‘crafting’ a successful business

Anthony Garaci and Thomas Garrett wanted to start a business in Lynbrook, where they grew up. So, almost three years ago Garaci and his business partner, Tom McNicholas, opened Craft Kitchen and Tap House on Stauderman Avenue.