Firefighters swiftly douse car fire on Merrick Road

The Lynbrook and Rockville Centre Fire Departments teamed up on June 26 to extinguish a car fire on Merrick Road on Lynbrook, on the border of Rockville Centre.

The buses are back in Rockville Centre

Starting next week, Rockville Centre residents will once again be able to take a bus around town — though their options may be somewhat limited. NICE Bus will be reinstating the N14 — which …

Fire News

Fire tears through south Merrick home

A fast-moving fire ripped through a two-story home at 100 Beach Drive in south Merrick around 9:30 a.m. on June 25, according to fire officials. Ron Luparello, the Merrick Fire Department …

School News

Schools are getting the lead out

Traces of lead were found in the water flowing into a sink at the Rhame Avenue Elementary School in East Rockaway after a round of proactive water testing earlier this month.

Rockville Centre honors its heroes

Drivers on Maple Avenue will know the heroes of Rockville Centre. On June 14, the village unveiled a new Avenue of Heroes street sign. Maple Avenue is home to the Fire Department, the Police …

School News

Seniors attend pre-prom parties in Lynbrook

Lynbrook High School seniors strutted down the ‘runway’ that is formally known as Atlantic Avenue on the beautiful summer evening of June 22 for the Chamber’s annual pre-prom event. Seniors …

School News

Out into the world they go: Valley Stream graduates celebrate at commencements

“Pomp and Circumstance” rang through the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on June 22, and North and South high schools on June 23. as each school’s class of 2016 was honored at a …

Taking another look at FEMA

It has been a confusing and frustrating three and a half years since Hurricane Sandy for many homeowners who had flood insurance when the storm hit. The expectation was that since they had paid for …

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Developer: Six two-bedroom apartments coming along Central Avenue

The developer whose plan to build nine single-bedroom apartments on Hoffman Avenue was rejected by the Valley Stream Board of Zoning and Appeals in May instead plans to construct a building with six …

Sewanhaka scholars trust in the process

An appreciation for the process of learning and growing have defined Sewanhaka High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian, Merlyn John and Sidney Saint-Hilaire. Both students attribute their …

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