Lynbrook doctor urges screenings during Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Noting an increase in colon cancer cases among patients under the age of 50, Lynbrook-based gastroenterologist Larry Good is imploring adults of all ages to take advantage of the many screening options being offered.

East Rockaway Education Foundation hosting 5K

The East Rockaway Education Foundation will be holding its second annual 5k race on March 25 at 9 a.m. The money collected will fund projects for teachers and administrators in the East Rockaway …

South Nassau expanding emergency department

Walking from South Nassau Communities Hospital’s busy parking lot to its main entrance, visitors pass trees and shrubbery lining an inviting path to a lobby with polished floors, snug couches and floor-to-ceiling windows. It is a pleasant way in to one of the region’s largest health care providers, but many more enter from the opposite side.

Herald Neighbors

St. James hosts annual fundraiser to feed the hungry

What does the world need now? According to the performers of Arts from the Heart, held at St. James United Methodist Church in Lynbrook on March 12, it's kindness, compassion, respect, faith, hope and love.

Herald Schools

Lynbrook third-graders sit down with sit-in leader

“If it’s the right thing to do, if it’s the right cause, it’s worth the protest,” Joseph McNeil told third-graders from Marion Street, Waverly Park and West End schools on March 3. McNeil, now a Hempstead resident, made history on Feb. 1, 1960, when he and three of his classmates at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College sat at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C. and refused to leave.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The Lynbrook Public Library will be showing "Lillia! An Inspiring Play for All Generations" on March 25 at 2 p.m.

Buying or selling your home

On March 26, the East Rockaway Public Library will be hosting Marsha Welikson, a real estate professional at 1:30 p.m.

Scrapbooking and greeting card class

The Lynbrook Recreation Center will be hosting Antoinette Bay, from Bay Paper Crafts, on March 25 at 4 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Arrests On March 7 at 2:22 a.m., a 35 year old man from Lynbrook was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operator, unlicensed operator and a lane violation on Union Avenue. A …

Letters to the Editor

Lynbrook, East Rockaway (March 23 to 29)

Remembering my mom To the Editor: Thank you for publishing the obituary for my mother, Elaine Garrison. We’re very proud of all she accomplished and contributed to Lynbrook and the number of …