It was the Long Island Class III championship — the biggest football stage of Paul Magloire Jr.’s life. Even then, the high school senior showed the type of grit, determination and smarts that eventually led him to a shot at an NFL career.
Hurricane Sandy proved, beyond a reasonable doubt, what many experts had long predicted: Long Island’s South Shore could flood in a big storm. But what of the future? Could it flood again? How badly? To answer such questions, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has partnered with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and Nassau County to conduct a risk management study of the South Shore’s back bays.
For four years, Lisa Santisteban taught high school English at Andries Hudde Junior High School and Mott Hall Bridges Academy in Brooklyn. But after attending a kickboxing cardio class in 2012, Santisteban discovered her true passion: Mixed martial arts fighting.
The owner of a Lynbrook-based liquor store was charged with seven violations by the New York State Liquor Authority and submitted a $50,000 payment for a fine on May 24.
They had all had bad commutes. Doug Goodstein, of Rockville Centre, said he had witnessed what appeared to be wastewater cascading from the ceiling of Pennsylvania Station on May 3, and recorded …
New York Elks Lodge No. 1 in Lynbrook hosted its annual Police Officers of the Year ceremony on May 17, and an officer from the Lynbrook Police Department was honored along with a fourth precinct policeman who patrols East Rockaway.
At the annual meeting of the Fourth Battalion Fire District, which encompasses the East Rockaway, Lakeview, Lynbrook, Malverne, and Rockville Centre fire departments, the newly elected officers and delegates for the coming year were sworn in.
Five members of Boys Scouts Troop 336 were recognized as Eagle Scouts in a special Court of Honor ceremony at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 17. About 100 people filed into the atria at the library to watch the boys receive the honor.
An outstanding season on the baseball diamond came to a disappointing end for Lynbrook as the Owls dropped a 3-2 heartbreaker to visiting Mepham in a Class A elimination game on May 18.
For the fifth year in a row, Antiques Roadshow appraiser and Lynbrook-based auctioneer Philip Weiss lent his expertise to the Philips House Museum for its annual Appraisal Day fundraiser on May 7. …
The Week Ahead
On May 27 at 8 p.m., Thunder Road, a tribute band to Bruce Springsteen, will be playing its music at Michael’s Porthole.
The Harlem Wizards will be playing at East Rockaway High School at 7 p.m. on May 25.
Residents can spend an evening knitting, crocheting or quilting hats, robes and blankets for children and veterans in need at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Arrests On May 16 at 8:07 a.m. a 33-year-old Elmont man was arrested and charged with unlicensed operator, aggravated unlicensed operator, uninspected vehicle and an open warrant on Sunrise …
About 150 residents and elected officials came out on April 29th as the Habana Hut Station cigar store celebrated its grand opening in Lynbrook.