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Be counted: April 1 is U.S. Census Day

April 1 is U.S. Census Day, when the federal government works to count every person across the United States and five of its territories.

Groundbreaking begins on new Lynbrook High School extension

Lynbrook school officials and community leaders celebrated the start of construction on a 33,274-square-foot extension of the high school, intended to enhance learning opportunities.

Burger Bandit in Lynbrook cooks up surprise for hospital staff, homeless shelters

Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow and his staff served a delicious surprise for those in need on Friday, when they cooked about 200 meals and delivered them to NYU Winthrop Hospital and homeless shelters around Hempstead.

East Rockaway Education Foundation postpones annual 5K to May amid coronavirus

For the fifth year in a row, the East Rockaway Education Foundation will host its 5K run or walk, but for the first time, it will not be in March.

Lynbrook, East Rockaway businesses strained by coronavirus restrictions

Business owners in Lynbrook and East Rockaway are feeling the impact of the coronavirus as new edicts have been put into place.

Editorial

Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .

Editorial

Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .