Joe Lores’s long road to the Basketball Coaches Association of New York Hall of Fame began in seventh grade. The now 61-year-old ran with a rough crowd back then, prompting his father to take his 12-year-old son, already 6 feet tall, to the St. Raymond’s School gym in East Rockaway to join the basketball team.
East Rockaway resident Dr. Ken Leistner, a former Malverne High School varsity football coach and special education teacher, spent most of his life making others the best they could be.
East Rockaway Mayor Bruno Romano and Trustees Gordon Fox and Richard Bilello were sworn into office for another term at the Village of East Rockaway’s annual reorganization meeting on April 8.
The Nassau County Police Department arrested a man from Laurelton, Queens for an alleged assault that took place on Monday in Lynbrook.
About once a month for almost 14 years, John Barragan witnessed drivers stop on railroad tracks across Long Island when he was working as a crossing inspector for the Long Island Rail Road. Often, he said, the drivers were distracted — either texting, doing their makeup, or eating — and missed the flashing lights warning of an oncoming train.
If the Village of East Rockaway’s proposed budget passes as presented to the board of trustees on April 8, it would pierce the state’s 2 percent tax levy cap.
Nearly 200 children raced around Hewlett Point Beach on April 14 to find 2,000 eggs hidden in the sand at the annual Cape Cod Homeowners’ Association egg hunt on April 14.
When the Lynbrook girls’ varsity lacrosse team set out to raise money to combat cancer, the players’ parents and coaches had no idea they would become the top fundraisers in the country for their cause.
One of the rewards for success in Nassau County softball is a jump up in competition the following season. While it is up to the challenge, East Rockaway, the three-time defending Long Island Class C champion, is discovering playing among some of the county’s elite programs isn't all beer and skittles.
Lynbrook’s New York Elks Lodge No. 1 recently hosted 155 veterans from seven facilities and hospitals for its annual “A Salute to Our Veterans” event.
An Easter message
An Easter message from Rev. Bob Walderman of the Lynbrook Baptist Church.
The Week Ahead
Children in kindergarten through fourth-grade can read to a dog from Bide-a-wee at the East Rockaway Public Library on April 22 at 2 p.m.
Families can learn about and pet a variety of animals, insects and furry friends at the East Rockaway Public Library on April 23 at 2 p.m.
Children ages 5 and up and their families can witness amazing feats of chemistry at the Lynbrook Public Library on April 24 at 2 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.