Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald seeks Person of the Year

The Herald is seeking the 2021 Person of the Year.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway to host holiday celebrations

Lynbrook and East Rockaway are each scheduled to get into the holiday spirit with festive celebrations.

Lynbrook Fire Department christens new truck

Members of Engine Company 1 on Carpenter Avenue introduced their new 2021 Spartan pumper fire truck on Sunday.

Voters approve East Rockaway schools bond update

Voters in the East Rockaway School District on Monday approved an update to projects covered by the $27.7 million bond that passed in November 2019. The plans, which will bring no additional cost to taxpayers, were accepted, 117 “yes” votes to 50 “no” selections.

East Rockaway's bid for repeat girls' volleyball title falls short

Though East Rockaway dominated Oyster Bay twice in the regular season, the Rocks were unable to capture their second straight Nassau Class C girls’ volleyball championship against the Baymen on Monday at LIU-Post.

Op-Ed

Slavery on L.I.: We should talk about it in school

I recently joined five Long Island high school students for a visit to the Joseph Lloyd Manor in Lloyd Harbor, the 18th-century site where many enslaved people of African descent lived.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.