East Rockaway native Joseph Carrigan dies after battle with 9/11-related illness

East Rockaway native and Wantagh resident Joseph Carrigan died on Sept. 10 from a 9/11-related illness.


Longtime East Rockaway resident Gloria Christiano dies at 99

Gloria Carmela Christiano died on Sept. 11 at her home in East Rockaway. She was 99.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

It was a night of remembrance and reflection on Saturday as elected officials, first responders, veterans and residents gathered at the Memorial Garden behind Lynbrook Village Hall and at Memorial Park in Lynbrook to remember the lives lost on 9/11 in a solemn ceremony.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway students return to school

The East Rockaway and Lynbrook school districts welcomed students back during the first day of school of the 2021-22 school year last week.

East Rockaway resident recounts surviving 9/11 attack

East Rockaway resident Theresa Gaffney was walking down the staircase from the 84th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, when the second plane struck her building.


The rough road ahead this school year

I recently took part in a WABC-TV special, “Back to School: Learning During a Pandemic,” hosted by Lauren Glassberg. The participants included . . .

Jerry Kremer

What’s next for two sharp, young county executives?

In New York state, over 5,000 people hold titles such as mayor, supervisor, sheriff, chief of police and others, and these office holders are responsible for the good and welfare of their citizens. Other than New York City’s mayor . . .

Randi Kreiss

Feel-good, do-good work: Here’s the plan

Your teenager sets aside his phone, his iPad, his computer, his tricked-out sneakers, her makeup palette, her micro shorts, his ratty T-shirt, her addiction to Instagram, his obsession with TikTok, and they leave home . . .