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Gloria Carmela Christiano died on Sept. 11 at her home in East Rockaway. She was 99. more
Lynbrook senior Olivia Vuotto said she never thought about playing football, but jumped at the chance to become a kicker for the varsity team when head coach Stephen LoCicero approached her. Now she’s making history one kick at a time as the only girl to ever score points for the Owls on the gridiron. more
Long Island children of all abilities enjoyed some time in the spotlight on Aug. 29 with the help of Minute Masters, an organization created by two educators from Lynbrook that produces inclusive educational videos. more
East Rockaway native and Wantagh resident Joseph Carrigan died on Sept. 10 from a 9/11-related illness. more
The East Rockaway and Lynbrook school districts welcomed students back during the first day of school of the 2021-22 school year last week. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released a draft report for the Nassau County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study, which outlines a tentatively selected plan that includes East Rockaway and Lynbrook. It would include elevating more than 14,000 homes and flood-proofing more than 2,500 industrial and commercial properties across the South Shore to mitigate the risk of flood damage during storms. more
The Lynbrook Owls commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a day of reflection and remembrance on Saturday, which included the high school’s first varsity football game of the season. There was a patriotic theme throughout the festivities, which included a fundraiser that netted more than $2,500 for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. more
The Village of Lynbrook has a new sign that reads, “Lynbrook Honors Our Troops” at the east and west entrances to the village on Sunrise Highway.  more
Though it’s been 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, many first responders and their families are still battling with potentially life-threatening health effects because of their exposure to toxic dust in the air at ground zero, including a number in the Lynbrook-East Rockaway area. more
Lynbrook resident Michael Hawxhurst was at his desk on the 80th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when he heard, but could not see American Airlines … more
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