The East Rockaway School District's 38.2 million budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year was approved by voters on Tuesday night.
This Sunday, the Quinn Madeleine Foundation will host its third annual Feel the Breeze 5K and fun run at Greis Park in Lynbrook. The foundation was set up by Eileen and Brett Linzer in 2014 in honor of their daughter, Quinn, who died at 14 months of a rare genetic disorder called Niemann-Pick disease Type A.
Deanna Langdon was shopping the night of April 28 when her mother called her and told her to come home. When Langdon arrived at her house on Davison Avenue in Lynbrook, she wasn’t allowed inside, but she could see that the entire place was charred. Her two-story house had caught fire, and she, her 3-year-old son and her sister lost all of their possessions and three pets in the blaze.
The Lynbrook Police Department arrested a member of the Hempstead School District for possession of marijuana on May 11.
They had all had bad commutes. Doug Goodstein, of Rockville Centre, said he had witnessed what appeared to be wastewater cascading from the ceiling of Pennsylvania Station on May 3, and recorded …
Dozens of war veterans, elected officials and residents from Lynbrook, East Rockaway and their surrounding communities came out on May 7 to support the second annual Run for Heroes 5K, hosted by Assemblyman Brian Curran.
Under the command of Chief Carl Langel, members of the Lynbrook Fire Department extinguished a fire in a commercial van parked on Merrick Road near Denton Avenue on May 9.
Rhame Avenue students gave up their lunch period one March day to write letters to New York State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and Assemblywoman Melissa ‘Missy’ Miller about the importance of school funding. The letters were mailed to Albany on March 21, and now the elected officials are expressing their gratitude for the students’ efforts.
Remembering a hero
Pauline Gallagher was 3 when her brother Patrick, a hero of the United States military who once made Lynbrook his home, was shot and killed in combat.
Third- through eighth-grade students throughout New York State took the New York State Common Core Mathematics Test from May 2 through May 4, but more than 60 percent of eligible Lynbrook and East Rockaway students refused to take the exam.
The Week Ahead
On May 27 at 8 p.m., Thunder Road, a tribute band to Bruce Springsteen, will be playing its music at Michael’s Porthole.
The Harlem Wizards will be playing at East Rockaway High School at 7 p.m. on May 25.
Residents can spend an evening knitting, crocheting or quilting hats, robes and blankets for children and veterans in need at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Arrests On May 16 at 8:07 a.m. a 33-year-old Elmont man was arrested and charged with unlicensed operator, aggravated unlicensed operator, uninspected vehicle and an open warrant on Sunrise …
Recognizing Lynbrook students’ journalistic excellence Recognizing Lynbrook students’ journalistic excellence To the Editor: Congratulations to the student staff of Lynbrook High …