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Lynbrook historical odds & ends: Clubs and organizations were a big deal in 1917

In November 1917, the New Era newspaper listed 39 active clubs in Lynbrook:  The Shakespeare Reading Club, The Sans Souci (Without a Care) Embroidery Club, The Dorcas Circle, The Pinochle Club, The Cosmopolitan Study Club, and many others for men, women, boys and girls.

East Rockaway Education Foundation to host virtual marathon fundraiser

The East Rockaway Education Foundation will go virtual for its annual fundraiser this year as it hosts a 5K, 10K and half marathon between March 20 and 28.

Beloved Lynbrook baseball coach Don Roth dies at 80

Longtime Lynbrook resident Donald H. Roth died on Feb. 28 after a long battle with cancer. He was 80.

Lynbrook High School students return to full-time in-person instruction to much fanfare

For the first time in nearly a year since the coronavirus pandemic first hit Long Island, seniors at Lynbrook High School were welcomed back for in-person instruction on Monday and greeted with much fanfare.

South Shore residents support potential NYAW takeover

South Shore residents spoke forcefully at a public hearing on Feb. 26 that reviewed the state’s study to examine a potential public takeover of New York American Water’s private …

Letters to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Editor (March 4-10)

This week's letters to the Editor include appreciation for a street renaming ceremony and a senator's help to get people vaccinated.


How do you know I’m from Lawn Guyland?

I was in Ryann’s Wines in East Meadow around the holidays, standing at the checkout, when a fellow customer, a man in his 70s, called out to a 20-something employee from across the store.

Randi Kreiss

A governor bruised by a pandemic mistake

I admired Gov. Mario Cuomo so much that I actually bought an old CD of his speeches some years ago, and I actually listened to them. So I am educated in the successes and rhetorical and political skills of the Cuomo boys.