Car struck by Long Island Rail Road train in East Rockaway

A non-passenger train struck an unauthorized vehicle on the train tracks just west of the Centre Avenue Long Island Rail Road station in East Rockaway on Monday at about 3:45 p.m., injuring one person and causing several delays to the Long Beach branch.

Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 makes a public push for new members

In an effort to bolster membership, representatives of Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 appeared at Monday’s village board meeting to share all that the organization has to offer with potential new recruits.

Lynbrook parks supervisor retires after a decade of service

Lynbrook Parks Supervisor Patrick McDermott was honored at Monday’s village board meeting for retiring after a decade serving the village.

Lynbrook Titans girls' self-defense program celebrates silver anniversary

The Lynbrook Titans girls’ self-defense program recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and hosted its annual awards ceremony at Angelina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.

Police officers connect with community through basketball at South Shore Day Camps in East Rockaway

In an effort to foster a strong relationship between police officers and the community, dozens of NYPD-themed blue basketballs were donated to the South Shore Day Camps basketball camp in East Rockaway this summer.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The Lynbrook Public Library invites children ages 3 and up to use cardboard and other materials to build a car to sit and watch Pixar short films on Aug. 23 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Baby playtime in East Rockaway

Baby playtime takes place on Aug. 27 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.

Little learners in East Rockaway

On Friday Aug. 23 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., children ages 3-5 will receive help getting ready for kindergarten at East Rockaway Public Library.

Herald Neighbors

East Rockaway hosts music and art showcase in Memorial Park

Music was in the air at Memorial Park on Aug. 15 as the East Rockaway Recreation Department hosted a Music and Art Showcase.

East Rockaway officials form committee focused on driver, pedestrian safety

Spurred by the desire to keep pedestrians and drivers safe, Village of East Rockaway officials have partnered with the Town of Hempstead and school and community groups to organize a committee focused on tackling safety issues.