It was April 1977, and the bodies of two more young shooting victims had been found in a car in the Bronx. Near them was a letter addressed to NYPD detective and then-Lynbrook resident Joseph Borrelli. It was signed, 'Son of Sam.'
Former East Rockaway and Lynbrook residents braced for and got through Hurricane Irma in Florida. “If you have family down here, open your doors and open your hearts,” said Lorey Tinti, who lived in Lynbrook for more than two decades before moving to the Tampa area.
Lynbrook Mayor William Hendrick stood at the podium at Memorial Park and delivered an impassioned speech to those who gathered to honor the fallen on the 16th anniversary of 9/11. "This was an attack on our brothers and sisters," Hendrick said. "You never forget that."
A Lynbrook man was severely injured in a motorcycle crash in Hampton Bays on Tuesday morning, police said.
The hundreds of people streaming into Point Lookout Park on Monday morning for a ceremony to dedicate the Town of Hempstead’s permanent 9/11 memorial passed through an arch at the front entrance, formed by two fire engines’ tower ladders and a massive American flag. The Point Lookout-Lido Fire Department erected the arch.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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
The annual Stars and Stripes Festival will be held from Sept. 14 through 16 at the East Rockaway waterfront.
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.
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.
Here is the latest arrest report for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.
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 …