Lynbrook Fire Department receives $20,000 federal grant

The Lynbrook Fire Department was recently awarded a $20,000 federal grant to purchase a new specialized washer and dryer to remove contaminants from firefighters’ gear. “It’s for the health …

Herald Neighbors

East Rockaway foundation's Pub crawl raises nearly $10,000 for Texas relief

More than 220 people came out to the East Rockaway waterfront for The11518’s second annual pub crawl on Sept. 30.

Assemblyman Curran awards $50,000 grant to Lynbrook for roads

Assemblyman Brian Curran recently awarded Lynbrook $50,000 in state funding to assist with a project to improve a section of local road.

Herald Schools

All about respect in East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School

Motivational speaker Sergio Argueta visited East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School students for the school’s Respect Day on Sept. 29.

East Rockaway Fire Department to hold fire prevention expo

The East Rockaway Fire Department will be holding their annual Fire Prevention Expo on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grant Avenue Firehouse.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The East Rockaway Public Library will host antique appraisers Eddie and Jean Costello on Oct. 14 at noon.

‘Being an author’ lecture in Lynbrook

Natalie S. Harnett, author of “The Hollow Ground,” will discuss her book at the Lynbrook Public Library on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.

Do-it-yourself cereal box monster in Lynbrook

Just in time for Halloween season, children in kindergarten through second grade can create their own cereal box monster at the Lynbrook Public Library on Oct. 19 at 3:45 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest arrest list and crime watch for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.

Mixed results for East Rockaway

In 2016, the East Rockaway volleyball program made significant progress. The Lady Rocks won county and Long Island titles, and the season didn’t end until the Lady Rocks were eliminated from a four-team pool that battled for the Class C state championship.