East Rockaway's proposed village budget pierces tax cap

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.

An egg-citing Easter egg hunt on the beach in East Rockaway

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.

Lynbrook girls' varsity lacrosse players are top fundraisers in the country for HEADstrong Foundation

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.

Stiff tests for East Rockaway

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 Elks offer ‘A Salute to Our Veterans’

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

This Easter, stop doubting and believe

An Easter message from Rev. Bob Walderman of the Lynbrook Baptist Church.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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.

Animal show in East Rockaway

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.

Mad science show in Lynbrook

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.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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