It was last Thanksgiving when Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow was returning to his restaurant to pick up some foil and encountered a hungry homeless man. He brought the man inside his establishment and cooked him a meal, which he said brought him a lot of joy and sparked an idea.
When East Rockaway saw its nine-match winning streak come to a halt with a late-season loss to conference rival Carle Place, the Rocks, who figured to be overwhelming favorites to win the county girls’ volleyball title, all of a sudden seemed a little bit vulnerable.
Ralph Keppler, 27, and Francesca Kiel, 21, both of Lynbrook, are charged with the murder of Francesca's mother, Theresa Kiel, of Long Beach, who died Saturday after a 2016 attack left her in a vegetative state.
Though Howard X. Pollock — known affectionately by his former students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School as HXP — will turn 95 this month, he still lectures at schools, synagogues and churches.
Amy Guerrette is among many local folks with fond memories of the Hot Skates roller rink in Lynbrook, which is about to be sold, torn down and converted into a storage facility.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, veterans, residents and elected officials gathered in Lynbrook and East Rockaway on Sunday to commemorate Veterans Day.
When East Rockaway firefighters realized that their firehouse on Main Street was not large enough to function as a relief center after Hurricane Sandy, Pastor Mark Lukens volunteered to use Bethany Congregational Church as a gathering place.
Two touchdowns in a span of 2:30 in the fourth quarter allowed Cold Spring Harbor to pull away from East Rockaway for a 34-22 victory in a Nassau Conference IV football game played in a steady rain last Friday afternoon at Hofstra.
Patients at Lynbrook Restorative Therapy and Nursing waved American flags, sang patriotic songs and thanked their fellow veterans at the nursing facility’s Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 12.
A public hearing scheduled for Monday where a developer was to present ideas for an apartment complex and parking garage for downtown Lynbrook has been postponed, Mayor Alan Beach confirmed.
The Week Ahead
Plaza Theatrical Productions will perform “Pinkalicious,” a musical about what happens when a pink-loving enthusiast develops Pinkitis — an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe.
View the many wonders of the night sky and learn about Lynbrook Public Library’s Hank Memorial Telescope at the library on Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
Kids in kindergarten through third grade are welcome to make crafts and conduct science experiments at the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 20 at 4 p.m.