When the students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School begin the school year on Sept. 5, a new face will greet them as they enter the building.
Rolling River Day Camp directors want a new four-way stop sign. Jennifer Glatzer, the camp’s communications director, posted a change.org petition, “Help Rolling River Get Stop Signs on Ocean …
Since the Village of East Rockaway’s Department of Public Works stopped collecting all recyclables at once in January, resident Vicki Perlman said she has noticed that at least three of the houses she passes on her daily drive to the Centre Avenue train station usually have the wrong recyclables out. She also noted that about 75 percent of the houses do not have any items out for a truck to collect at all, likely because of confusion created by an amended schedule for pick ups.
Amid murmurs throughout the Village of Lynbrook that the $21 million, state-of-the-art Regal movie theater under construction on Merrick Road, near Atlantic Avenue, will not open until 2018, Mayor Bill Hendrick expressed confidence that it would show films this holiday season.
When hotel developer Lee Browning pulled out of the Marriott hotel project in Lynbrook on July 19, the decision upset many business owners, who say they thought the Marriott would have been great for their businesses and the village as a whole.
The Long Island Rail Road has been marred with track work and delays over the past few months, but trains have been running on time since the 1970s across from the Lynbrook train station at Trainland.
A Lynbrook resident and her IGLOO 2023 lacrosse team won the gold medal at the U.S. Lacrosse national championship in the 12 and under division in Richmond, Va. last month.
On July 30, members of the East Rockaway Junior Fire Department graduated from Camp Fahrenheit 516, a weeklong training event where they gained hands-on experience in how to fight fires and learned safety protocol at Nassau County Fire Services Academy in Old Bethpage.
Kellenberg Memorial High School graduate and Lynbrook resident Patrick LaRosa will attend Villanova University this fall, and thanks to the Francis J. Becker Scholarship, he was awarded $4,000 toward his education.
Lynbrook resident Paul Felix completed the “Tough Mudder Full Challenge” on July 22 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
The Week Ahead
The East Rockaway Public Library is hosting a trivia game on Aug. 18 at 3 p.m.
BeyondFab, a Beatles cover band, will be playing a free concert on Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Greis Park.
Children in fourth through sixth grade can earn an hour of community service on Aug. 21 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. by making a dog toy to help animals in need.
Here are the latest arrest reports for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.
Nonprofit laws needed for politicians To the Editor: A week ago, another elected New York City official was convicted after trial for embezzling government money from a nonprofit organization, …