With Liberty Utilities finalizing the $608 million purchase of New York American Water Jan. 3, many Lynbrook and East Rockaway residents have expressed hope for better service and lower rates.
A Lynbrook pizzeria was ordered to pay more than $178,000 in back wages, damages and civil penalties for failing to pay employees overtime after a federal investigation, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
If there was anything he could do to keep youth safe and engaged in their community, longtime East Rockaway Recreation Director Jerry Chapel did it. At various times, he took on the role of coach, umpire, referee, recreation director and organizer for various sports leagues, carving a lasting legacy in his community.
The debate over masking children in schools has intensified in Lynbrook and East Rockaway after County Executive Bruce Blakeman held a news conference on Jan. 3, at which he announced that he signed executive orders directing local boards of education to vote later this month on whether their district should mandate mask use.
Lynbrook Police Chief Brian Paladino and longtime Lynbrook firefighter Cathy Bien were named Man and Woman of the Year for 2021 at last month’s Lynbrook village board meeting.
A doctor who practices in East Rockaway was among 13 people who were charged by federal prosecutors in two indictments that allege they schemed to defraud auto insurers out of $100 million by bribing 911 operators and others for access to motor vehicle accident records so that they could steer patients toward corrupt doctors.
The East Rockaway boys’ basketball team dominated its game against West Hempstead from the opening tip to the final whistle, as the team walked away with a 64-41 victory last Saturday. The main …
Here is the latest crime report, courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.
East Rockaway resident Charlie “The Cannibal” Campbell has won the majority of his fights in his professional career, but his victory on Dec. 17 in Atlantic City was even more special because it was the first time his grandfather was in attendance to see him compete.
Members of Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 recently presented a Certificate of Honor to retired U.S. Marine Col. James S. Knap for his 100th birthday on New Year’s Day at the Bristal Assisted Living Facility on Freer Street.
I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.
When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.
I really needed to get on the Smart HQ website to get my new G.E. Café Series kitchen appliances online. Oh, you didn’t know? You must have internet-friendly ovens and cooktops these days.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .