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In the wake of Lynbrook Deputy Mayor Hilary Becker announcing that he is running against Mayor Alan Beach in the mayoral election on March 19, Hilary’s brother, Fran Becker, has called on him to resign from his position as deputy mayor. more
An application to divide a single-house lot into a lot for four houses has created controversy in East Rockaway. more
With political signs in hand, dozens of residents turned out for a rally for Mayor Alan Beach and Village Trustees Ann Marie Reardon and Robert Boccio at the Lynbrook roller hockey rink on Saturday, chanting “Four more years!” and “Lynbrook first” as they urged voters to re-elect the Beach team. more
State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin was sworn in during a ceremony at Molloy College’s Madison Theatre on Jan. 13 two months after she defeated incumbent Brian Curran. more
Before the good and welfare portion of the Jan. 2 City Council meeting, I, in my role as presiding officer, announced that the three-minute limit listed in Section 2-30(e) of the city’s Code would … more
U.S. Rep. Thomas Suozzi, a Glen Cove Democrat, was appointed Thursday to the powerful Committee on Ways and Means, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives. The … more
On a daily basis, Oceanside resident Rita Paragas’s home violently shakes because of trucks driving along South Long Beach Road — between Foxhurst and Merrick roads. Paragas is one of many people in the community calling on the county to fix the road. more
A bill introduced by Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in December, gives the New York State Department of Transportation two years to study the configuration of all of the Southern State Parkway’s exit and entrance ramps, and provide state officials with a report on how they could be improved. more
By all accounts, 2019 should be a year in which officials in Oceanside and Island Park get things done. There are a number of projects on tap for both areas, which officials said they expect to either start or complete in the new year. more
Editor’s note: The following was sent to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Editor from Lynbrook Village Trustee Robert Boccio in response to a letter sent to the Herald in December. more
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