When the power generators are running on diesel fuel at the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility at times each day, a plume of yellow smoke can be seen spewing from the plant, filling the air in nearby yards and parks with odors and toxins. That has residents worried about the potential health effects of inhaling diesel exhaust.
Lynbrook residents will soon get a chance to share their opinions and learn about a developer’s plan to build luxury rental apartments at the site of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn. The village board voted Monday night to set Oct. 21 as the public hearing date for the project.
Lynbrook Restorative Therapy & Nursing recently became the first facility on Long Island to launch an amputee support group.
With many residents expressing concern about reckless driving in the Village of East Rockaway, elected officials and community members gathered on Sept. 25 to discuss how to address the issue and …
When three East Rockaway businesses were severely damaged by an early morning fire on Aug. 8, it did not take long for the community to rally around them.
Despite losing eight seniors from a team that went 13-1 and captured the Nassau Conference II-B championship in 2018, the Lynbrook girls’ tennis team is a win away from clinching at least a share of another league title.
Longtime Bay Park resident and Vietnam War veteran Joseph R. Vigotty died on Oct. 4. He was 76.
Under the bright early autumn sun, centenarians and master rowers sat in rowboats and paddled through the waters of Oyster Bay on Sept. 24.
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …
The streets and waterfront of East Rockaway were crowded with crawlers for a cause on Sept. 21 as local group the11518 hosted its fourth annual pub crawl benefitting hurricane victims.
Democrat Jeffrey Saxon is challenging incumbent Denise Ford, a Republican, in the Legislative District 4 race. Recently, the Herald sent questions to both candidates on the issues facing their constituents.
The Week Ahead
Families with children of all ages and abilities can participate in spook-tacular Halloween crafting fun at the Lynbrook Public Library on Oct. 17 from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.
The East Rockaway Public Library is collecting toiletries and socks to donate to local shelters in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Babies ages 6 weeks to pre-walker with their mom, dad or caregiver, will engage in a yoga class at the Lynbrook Public Library on Oct. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m.