MMA fighter from East Rockaway wins bout for his grandfather

East Rockaway resident Charlie “The Cannibal” Campbell has won the majority of his fights in his professional career, but his victory on Dec. 17 in Atlantic City was even more special because it was the first time his grandfather was in attendance to see him compete.

Lynbrook veteran honored on his 100th birthday

Members of Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 recently presented a Certificate of Honor to retired U.S. Marine Col. James S. Knap for his 100th birthday on New Year’s Day at the Bristal Assisted Living Facility on Freer Street.

East Rockaway tops Malverne

The Rocks are rolling again, while the Mules are still looking for that elusive win. Theresa Lynch had a career-high 22 points and 10 rebounds and eighth-grader Maya Motherway came off the bench …

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department

Atria Lynbrook resident celebrates 105th birthday

Atria Lynbrook resident Singe Ralph turned 105 on Dec. 23.

Randi Kreiss

Choosing to read hope in the crystal ball

What if we got knocked out of our socks by a brilliant turnabout in our national life? At the moment, “Happy New Year” rings hollow.


How to teach about the Jan. 6 insurrection

National Public Radio and ABC News warn, “Teachers are on the front lines in the Jan. 6 culture war.”


No school district should overturn mask mandate

In his first week on the job, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman addressed the coronavirus pandemic in a way that can best be described as premature, if not downright foolhardy.