More than a month after developers announced a plan to purchase and redevelop the site of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn, many residents said they were pleased to see it go, while others said they were concerned about the future of the site.
Lynbrook resident Patti Beitler has been a fighter her whole life, but when she encountered financial hardships and nearly lost her home, her fellow village residents and others from across the country answered the call.
Lynbrook was ranked among the top 100 school districts in New York state for the 2019-20 school year in a recent listing by Niche.com.
Standing on a platform under the Long Island Rail Road trestle at Atlantic and Stauderman avenues, flanked by several business owners and elected officials, Lynbrook Mayor Alan Beach decried a natural-gas moratorium that he said is hurting Lynbrook businesses.
Dr. Joseph Brofsky believed he would die. After being hit from behind by an eight-foot wave while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, he lay face-down in three feet of water, paralyzed.
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.
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 Patrick McDermott was honored at Monday’s village board meeting for retiring after a decade serving the village.
The Lynbrook Titans girls’ self-defense program recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and hosted its annual awards ceremony at Angelina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.
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
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 takes place on Aug. 27 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.
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.
Music was in the air at Memorial Park on Aug. 15 as the East Rockaway Recreation Department hosted a Music and Art Showcase.
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.