Lynbrook firefighters honored for life-saving efforts

Lynbrook firefighters were honored at the Nassau County Legislative Chamber in Mineola on May 7 with valor awards by the Nassau County Fire Commission for their live saving efforts on two occasions in 2021.

Obituary

Longtime East Rockaway resident Mary Jane Brezenoff dies

Former East Rockaway resident Mary Jane Brezenoff died at her home in Parkville, Maryland on April 25, 2022.

Playoff win makes 14 straight for Lynbrook

After going undefeated in April, Lynbrook girls’ lacrosse carried its momentum into May and also into the Nassau Class C playoffs. The seventh-seeded Owls held visiting Friends Academy to …

Lynbrook resident appointed head of Rockville Centre Water Department

The Village of Rockville Centre has appointed Anthony Iannone as superintendent of water. Iannone, a lifelong Lynbrook resident, previously served as superintendent for RVC from 2003 to 2011.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.

Editorial

Your voice is more important now than ever

It’s likely the eve of the destruction of Roe v. Wade — an act likely to be met with cheers or outrage, depending on which side of the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court abortion case people land on. And what comes next could very well be up to your state legislator.

Op-Ed

A leaking Supreme Court puts us at risk

Let’s be clear. The calculated illegal leak of a draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is akin to leaking the launch codes for America’s nuclear arsenal.

Op-Ed

My friend Mike, and his new interest in guns

My friend Mike is a gentle soul with a quick sense of humor. We met when we studied journalism at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Center and worked endlessly on the school newspaper, Seawanhaka.

Randi Kreiss

When the pandemic hits home

Two Sundays ago my husband tested positive for Covid-19. He was at home on the East Coast and I was visiting grandkids on the West Coast. It was the very last night of my trip; he called to say he had a cold . . .