Lynbrook district to launch new after-school program

Children attending Lynbrook’s after schools program will no longer be shuttled to the local YMCA in the fall. Instead, teachers for Right at School will come to the district’s schools at the end of the day to educate Lynbrook students while emphasizing making learning fun.

Lynbrook man to bike more than 300 miles for cancer research

Steven Muller has been biking for two to four hours every Saturday and Sunday since April and will continue to do so through the first weekend in August. “I like the sense of achievement from the distances you can travel or the hills you can climb, the freedom of the road and seeing and smelling all that you pass at a speed that you can take it all in,” he said.

Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce hosting craft fair

The Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the summer with an outdoor festival and craft fair in municipal parking field 8 between Forest and Earle avenues this weekend.

Bay Park festivities raise money for Alzheimer's research

On a sun soaked summer solstice on June 21, about 200 local residents flocked to the Bay Park Civic Association Beach House in honor of Linda Pirrone, a longtime East Rockaway resident who was diagnosed with younger onset dementia seven years ago at age 50. There is no cure.

Ride-sharing comes to Long Island amid controversy

More than 20,000 people are legally driving for Uber and Lyft in New York State since legislation to bring ride-sharing to the state went into effect on June 29. “I'm proud…that a fair, safe and comprehensive ride-sharing system has been put in place that benefits New Yorkers in every corner of this great state,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement.

Adult Pizza & Paint Night in Lynbrook

The Lynbrook Recreation Department is hosting pizza and paint nite on Friday, July 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Instructor Joan Lazerus will take painters step-by-step through the painting. The event costs $25 and includes all materials. Must register. Call (516) 599-8000 for more information.

Hands on music for kids

Babies from 18 months to 5-years-old can participate in a music class at the Lynbrook Public Library on July 24. Ms. Dara will play a guitar and inspire guests to sing along with her interactive finger plays and rhymes. Registration is required. Call (516) 599-8630

Sewing machine class at East Rockaway

Brenda Schlecter will teach adults “Eight Creative Ways to Use Your Sewing Machine” at the East Rockaway Public Library on July 26 at 6 p.m. It is not a hands-on class. Registration is required. Call (516) 599-1664 for more information.

Crime Watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

A report of the latest arrests that occurred in Lynbrook and East Rockaway.

Crime watch

Suspected stalker arrested in Lynbrook by Suffolk police

A Long Beach man was arrested by Suffolk County police officers on June 30 for allegedly stalking a 22-year-old female for more than two years. The Suffolk County police began an investigation …