Writing on the Wall

A newspaper is as good as its sources

This spring I observed ten years as the editor of the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Herald. It has been, by far, the most interesting and rewarding of career choices. I won’t go into the …

Crime Watch: East Rockaway, Lynbrook

ArrestsA 20-year-old woman, of Wantagh, and Ryan Davidow, 20, of Setauket, were arrested on August 14 at 12:45 a.m. on Lawrence Street in East Rockaway for possessing marijuana. On August 15 at …

Entertainment news

Famed ‘Yellow Submarine’ animator appears on L.I.

Ron Campbell, 76, director of the 1960’s Saturday morning Beatles cartoon series that aired on ABC from September 1965 through April 1969, and animator of …

Entertainment news

A famous ‘unsung hero’ from East Rockaway

Not everyone can say that they got to kiss Marilyn Monroe, and then be nominated for an Academy Award for his work. Although that could have been the …

Making room for storage

A 71,000-square-foot building at 499 Ocean Ave. in East Rockaway, home to W.M. Berg Inc. since 1967, was demolished last week to make way for a new business. Safeguard Self Storage will take its …

What's happening this week

Car wash for a cause

Sun. Aug. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. East Rockaway Junior Fire Department helps one its own. All proceeds will be donated to the family of ex-captain and father of one of the juniors, Ben Temple, who was …

Extended hours at East Rockaway Recreation

Extended hours starting September! Friday and Saturday nights through the school year. 8-11 p.m. Residents, $5 pay as you go, non-residents, $8 for children grades 4-7. 17 John St. For more info, …

The Week Ahead - Nearby things to do this week

Chapters Rap 3rd Anniversary EventAug. 27 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Turn of the Corkscrew, 110 N. Park Ave., Rockville Centre. Chapters Rap 3rd Anniversary Outdoor Event. Hosted by Steve Vacarro from …