Herald Schools

Lynbrook School District welcomes back students for first day of school

As the rain fell outside, students from kindergarten through 12th grade returned to the Lynbrook School District for the first day of the new school year on Sept. 6.

Rabbi Sandra Bellush: ‘May God give us strength to heal our imperfect world’

As Jews around the world gather on the evening of Sept. 20 to welcome the New Year of 5778, our usual joy and celebration will be diminished by the memory of what took place in August in …

Herald Neighbors

Running for a cause: Vineyard Church hosts inaugural 5K and Fun Run

About 98 runners came out to Greis Park on Sept. 9 to participate in the Vineyard Church’s inaugural Race for Hunger 5K, which raised money for families in need.

Stars and Stripes festival set for East Rockaway

The annual Stars and Stripes Festival will return to Main Street in East Rockaway from Sept. 14 through 16. This year, the three-day festival will begin on a Thursday.

Herald Neighbors

East Rockaway organization hosting pub crawl to benefit disaster relief

East Rockaway volunteer group The11518 is hosting its second annual pub crawl on Sept. 30 to benefit Next Step Ministries, a nonprofit relief group that organizes short-term mission trips across the country.

The week ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook and East Rockaway

The annual Stars and Stripes Festival will be held from Sept. 14 through 16 at the East Rockaway waterfront.

Bob Hope tribute show in Lynbrook

Residents can relive Bob Hope’s popular comedy and hear his songs on Sept. 16 at 2:30 p.m. at the Lynbrook Public Library.

Shooting hoops in Lynbrook

The Lynbrook Recreation Department is hosting a basketball class for children between the ages of 4 and 5 from Sept. 17 through Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest arrest report for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.

Rabbi Andrew Warmflash: Finding joy in helping others this New Year

Rosh Hashanah, the joyous Jewish celebration of the New Year, is followed eight days later by Yom Kippur, a solemn day of fasting and soul-wrenching introspection. What is the connection between …