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Public hearing for proposed apartment complex at Feather Factory site in Lynbrook set for May 17

The Lynbrook village board unanimously voted on Monday to set May 17 for a public hearing on a 210-unit apartment complex that has been proposed for the site of the vacant Mangrove Feather factory, and to make itself lead agency on the project.

Lynbrook historical odds & ends

This week's flashback to Lynbrook history focuses on going to extreme measures to guard chickens in 1895, a 1906 murder and the 1930 tong wars.

Doctors from Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside weigh in on vaccines

With the number of Covid-19 vaccinations increasing at Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital and the number of coronavirus cases decreasing, physicians and administrators at the facility are making a push for more county residents to get inoculated.

Lynbrook students create environmental PSAs for Earth Day

Two groups of students from Lynbrook South Middle School have reached the final 15 of PSEG’s I am EM-Powered Program and Student Challenge, which saw students from all over Long Island create 30 to 45 second public service announcement videos promoting efficient energy use.

John Donald elected new Lynbrook fire chief

John Donald was elected chief of the Lynbrook Fire Department on April 8. Donald, a member of Rescue Hook, Ladder & Bucket Company No. 1, better known as Truck Company, carries on a family tradition in the fire service.

Op-Ed

Maintaining a teacher’s freedom to teach

It was recently reported that a group of Rockville Centre parents accused a high school social studies teacher of criticizing police during class, and wanted her to be reprimanded. The district superintendent . . .

Scott Brinton

The story that haunts me all these years later

I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.

Randi Kreiss

Why are young girls mean to one another?

Time-travel with me. The year was 1957. We had just moved to Cedarhurst from Queens, and it was the first day of class at Number Three School on Broadway.