On Armed Forces Day, the New York Elks Lodge No. 1 in Lynbrook banded together to show their patriotism and support Our Lady of Peace Church.
When they drive through East Rockaway, Lynbrook and other local communities, essential workers don’t have to look far to see how much they’re appreciated.
Nearly three months have passed since many houses of worship in Lynbrook and East Rockaway switched to virtual services to abide by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ban on large gatherings. Over …
Lynbrook residents who are tired of staying inside during the coronavirus quarantine will have the opportunity to enjoy an outdoor movie on May 22.
I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …
Governor Cuomo came to Jones Beach State Park Sunday to offer a modicum of hope for a region battered by the coronavirus: Long Island, he said, was on track to begin Phase I reopening on Wednesday, …
When she heard that first responders and front-line medical staff were in need of personal protective equipment, or PPE, Lynbrook High School sophomore Lorelei Dillon decided she was up to the task of learning how to make them.
New East Rockaway Fire Department Chief Ronald Roeill said that his job as a firefighter can be unpredictable. “No two building fires are alike,” he said. “I’m only human, …
Many of us have felt a mixture of emotions over the past couple months as our way of living has dramatically transformed in order to enable those in our hospitals and health care facilities on the front lines to battle the virus. They are supported by first responders ensuring the safety of our communities and by the essential workers keeping the basics of our economy functioning. Lynbrook is home to many of these workers and I join with all our residents in thanking them for all that they have done and continue to do.
Edwin Lincoln Garrison, a World War II veteran and Lynbrook resident since 1953, died peacefully in his home on May 7. He was 94.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .
Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.