An Island Park man convicted last December for being under the influence of drugs during a January 2015 high-speed crash that killed a Lynbrook couple was sentenced on Friday to 8 1/3 to 25 years in prison, the maximum sentence.
While most of her classmates fill their free time with friends and other activities typical of 13-year-olds, eighth-grader Ally Fitzgerald spends hours in wrestling rooms training for upcoming matches and tournaments, or working on her jujitsu technique.
During the first of two scheduled public hearings to decide whether the owners of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn should have their room rental license revoked, Lynbrook Police Deputy Chief Ronald Fleury detailed the history of crimes that have occurred at or around the motel.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced plans to invest nearly $10 million to upgrade the Lynbrook Long Island Railroad train station, which is in need of a significant overhaul.
Nearly two hours into the March 8 Lynbrook Board of Education meeting, the rows of chairs in the High School cafeteria stood mostly vacant. Two months earlier, those seats were nearly filled when the board unveiled a new $28.9 million bond proposal to modernize the high school.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
“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
The Lynbrook Public Library will be showing "Lillia! An Inspiring Play for All Generations" on March 25 at 2 p.m.
On March 26, the East Rockaway Public Library will be hosting Marsha Welikson, a real estate professional at 1:30 p.m.
The Lynbrook Recreation Center will be hosting Antoinette Bay, from Bay Paper Crafts, on March 25 at 4 p.m.
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
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 …