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New Edge City Church launches in Lynbrook

On Sept. 13, almost two-dozen people gathered for Edge City church’s first in-person launch service in Lynbrook. The church had originally been set to open for the first time for Palm Sunday on April 5, however, with the coronavirus pandemic in full effect at the time, large group gatherings were banned.

Collectors Coin and Jewelry hits over 70 years in business in Lynbrook

After more than eight years as the co-owner of Collectors Coin and Jewelry in Lynbrook, Jason Joseph said there has been a surprising uptick in sales during the coronavirus pandemic.

‘A place to remember’

Lynbrook street named for late NYPD 9/11 first responder

Family, friends and uniformed police officers gathered at the corner of Hodson and Central avenues on Aug. 21 as a new honorary street sign, “NYPD Sgt. Christopher Christodoulou,” was unveiled.

A special message

During the High Holy Days, we must ‘choose life’

As Jews gather this Friday evening, we will be welcoming the Sabbath, as well as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year of 5781. During the upcoming High Holy Days — the 10 days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — we will engage in prayer and reflect on the year that has passed. Without a doubt, the intention we bring to our prayers will be influenced by the unprecedented global health crisis of these past seven months.

Villages of Lynbrook, East Rockaway commemorate 19th anniversary of 9/11

On a somber Friday, residents, elected officials, first responders and community leaders gathered for ceremonies in Lynbrook and East Rockaway commemorating the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Randi Kreiss

Irony abounds in the time of Trump

We are living in a Greek tragedy, rich in ironic twists. Donald Trump, who ran for office on the promise of “draining the swamp,” has created an administration populated by swamp critters . . .


A 2020 election survival guide

The coronavirus crisis has forced us all to rethink how we carry out many of our responsibilities, including here at the Herald. Each election season . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Some inconvenient facts about energy and the environment

One of the great U.S. success stories in recent times has been the country’s move to energy independence. Because we now produce more than enough domestic energy to power our homes and businesses . . .