Herald Schools

Civil Rights activist visits Lynbrook students

Third-grade students at Marion Street Elementary School honored Joseph McNeil, an activist who helped lead nonviolent protests against segregation in Greensboro, N.C. in 1960, with a gold medal as the star of their Civil Rights Olympics on Feb. 16.

Lynbrook's Our Lady of Peace girls' basketball team nets ‘C’ title

The fifth-graders on the Our Lady of Peace Catholic Schools Organization girls’ basketball team won the Division C championship on Feb. 11 at St. Agnes Cathedral School in Rockville Centre.

Lynbrook edges North Shore

Lynbrook survived a nail-biter at home in the first round of the Nassau Class A boys’ basketball playoffs on Feb. 13, defeating North Shore, 41-40, in a game that certainly had a flair for the dramatic.

Herald Neighbors

East Rockaway alum named NYS Assistant Coach of the Year

Dan Vito credits his uncle, Joe Vito, for inspiring him to become a football coach when he played under him as an 8-year-old on the East Rockaway Raiders, and again in high school.

Herald Schools

A ‘Wonder’-ful day for Lynbrook North Middle School

After reading the book “Wonder,” which details the life of a boy with a facial deformity, and watching the film of the same name, students at Lynbrook North Middle School broke out into a variety of sessions to better understand living with a disability on Feb. 5.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Children in kindergarten through fourth grade will have the opportunity to read to at the East Rockaway Public Library on Feb. 23 at 2 p.m.

Tiberius performs at Micky Mo’s

Electric music band Tiberius will be performing two sets at Micky Mo’s Café & Lounge, at 428 Sunrise Highway, on Feb. 23 from 9 p.m. to midnight.

SAT Crash Course in Lynbrook

The Lynbrook Public Library will be hosting an SAT class on March 1 at 6 p.m.

Guest Column:

A squatter's dreams squashed in Russia

Brian T. Dessart shares his quest to reach his goals in Russia in 2014 as the Sochi Olympic Games were about to begin.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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