Robber flees on scooter in Lynbrook

Police are searching for an armed suspect who reportedly robbed The Barn on Hempstead Avenue in Lynbrook on Dec. 1. According to Fifth Squad detectives, at 1:23 p.m., a male white suspect, in his …

Letters to the Editor: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

The art of education To the Editor: It was great to see a student from Nassau BOCES’s Long Island High School for the Arts featured in last week’s Herald (“Kellar is stellar”). That …

Crime Report

Crime report: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Arrests A 37-year-old of Kew Gardens, Queens was arrested and charged with sale of a controlled substance (heroin) on Sunrise Highway on Nov. 28 at 7:45 p.m. On Nov. 28 at 8:50 p.m., a …

North Pole to South Shore

A video interview with Santa Claus

Hi, Herald readers! Gather the kids around the computer to watch this heartwarming interview with Old St. Nick!

Herald Neighbors

Wall of beautiful creations in Lynbrook

The Lynbrook Recreation Department presented its fifth annual Fall Art Show at the recreation center on Nov. 20. Artwork was featured by the Lynbrook adult painting class and the children’s …

Stepping Out

At the piano with Jeffrey Biegel

Jeffrey Biegel and friends appear in Freeport.

Hundreds attend 80th Mercy Ball

More than 500 people attended the Friends of Mercy Medical Center 80th Annual Mercy Ball on Dec. 3 to celebrate the hospital’s accomplishments and dedication towards The Year of Mercy. Proceeds …

Community News

Memories of a day that lives in infamy

Next Wednesday marks 75 years since Japanese fighter planes unleashed two separate attacks on Pearl Harbor and its environs, bombing ships, planes and airfields and killing more than 2,000 military personnel and civilians. It was an event that spurred the U.S.’s entry into World War II and a pro-war mindset among Americans that united the country.

Obituary

Longtime Valley Streamer ‘Captain Pat’ dies at 76

Patrick “Captain Pat” Anthony Focazio, longtime resident of Valley Stream, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 10 at Medical City Dallas Hospital in Texas. He was 76.

The week ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The Knights of Columbus, at 78 Hempstead Ave. in Lynbrook, will host breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10. Event costs $12 per person and maximum table number is 10 people. Sessions are at 8:30 …

Mercy tree lighting

Mercy Medical Center Council of Leagues will host its annual Christmas Tree of Lights celebration on Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place in front of the hospital and refreshments will then …

Blessing of the Crèche

On Monday, Dec. 12, the ceremony to bless the Christmas manger scene will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Merrick Road and Blake Avenue in Lynbrook.

North Pole to South Shore

A video interview with Santa Claus

Hi, Herald readers! Gather the kids around the computer to watch this heartwarming interview with Old St. Nick!

Stepping Out

'Tis a musical holiday

The holiday season sparkles with a lively concert schedule. Whether it’s an Emerald Isle twist on seasonal tunes or a showy spectacle, there’s much going on to appeal to all ages. …