Lynbrook, East Rockaway villages join sales-tax lawsuit against Town of Hempstead, Nassau County

The board of trustees for Lynbrook and East Rockaway each voted last month to join Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy’s lawsuit alleging the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County do not provide villages with a fair share of sales-tax reimbursement.

Herald Neighbors

Students swim, run and bike toward goals in Lynbrook program

On Thursday evenings throughout the summer, 30 middle school-aged students could be found swimming laps in the Lynbrook Village Pool and following it up with hard-working bike rides and running sessions at Greis Park.

Soaking up the summer sun at South Shore Camps in East Rockaway

South Shore Camps recently wrapped up another summer filled with fun activities for students to enjoy in the sun in East Rockaway.

Herald Schools

East Rockaway Board of Education elects new president, reorganizes

Keith Gamache was elected to serve as the East Rockaway Board of Education president for the 2018-19 school year at its reorganizational meeting last month.

Rolling River Day Camp in East Rockaway participating in facial recognition program

Jack Eichinger receives text messages whenever his 3-year-old son, Elijah, is recognized in any photograph that Rolling River Day Camp uploads to Waldo Photos. He receives messages because he is enrolled in Waldo Photos’ facial recognition program.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Last Hope Animal Rescue is hosting a dinner to raise funds for its feral cat programs at Levittown Hall.

Baby playtime in East Rockaway

Babies under 18 months old are invited to the East Rockaway Public Library for some fun board games, books and other activities.

Hearing health care seminar in Lynbrook

Dr. Esther Fogel will be giving a lecture at the Lynbrook Public Library focused on symptoms and causes of hearing loss.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report courtesy of the Lynbrook Police Department.