Lynbrook’s Peter Ledwith dies at age 84

Peter Ledwith, former Lynbrook village trustee and attorney, died in his home on June 27, surrounded by his family.

See photos! East Rockaway High School seniors graduate

The East Rockaway High School class of 2024 celebrated their final moments as seniors at their graduation ceremony last week.

See photos! Lynbrook High School class of 2024 graduates

The sun was shining down on Lynbrook High School seniors, as they became the newest generation of high school graduates.

Students dress up for East Rockaway's Pre-Prom Parade

Mayor Gordon Fox and the East Rockaway Village Board brought back the annual East Rockaway Pre-Prom Parade last week.

American Legion wants more veterans to join the organization

Lynbrook’s American Legion Post 335 is looking for more veterans to join. 


A holiday that we should never take for granted

July Fourth is a holiday that truly deserves to be celebrated by all Americans. The bottom line is that July 4, 1776 began the daring experiment that led to the formation of the greatest nation in the history of the world, which has produced more opportunity and more freedoms for more types of people than ever thought imaginable.


Like President Reagan said, trust but verify

In the course of one week — well before last week’s debate with Donald Trump — Biden had to face multiple false claims about his sanity, made by a political underground that thrives on destroying reputations to help Trump.


This Independence Day, remember what unites us

As a community and as a nation, we have faced great challenges and have always emerged stronger. This resilience lies at the heart of the American spirit. So as we come together this Fourth of July, let’s remember what unites us as Americans, and recommit ourselves to building a more inclusive, tolerant and understanding society.


New Yorkers deserve better than Alvin Bragg

There’s plenty of hateful ignorance in the world, and it certainly feels like we’ve been treated to a boatload of it the last few months. Although it will ruffle some feathers, we shouldn’t be afraid to call it out. How else will reasonable people — on any side of an issue — recognize one another and agree on what’s unacceptable? Drawing attention to a problem is always the first step in correcting it.


Only our police officers should be doing police work

Although I have been involved with many aspects of the criminal justice system during my legal career as a Queens County assistant district attorney and as a private practitioner, the academy was an eye-opening and enlightening experience that I believe would give any Nassau resident vital insights into the daily activities of our law enforcement professionals.