Though it’s been 20 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, many first responders and their families are still battling with potentially life-threatening health effects because of their exposure to toxic dust in the air at ground zero, including a number in the Lynbrook-East Rockaway area.
Lynbrook resident Michael Hawxhurst was at his desk on the 80th floor of the World Trade Center’s South Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, when he heard, but could not see American Airlines …
Village officials and Lynbrook Public Library administrators are seeking historical landmark status for the librar.y
Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce Vice President Nazia DeFrank said she was at Lynbrook Eats, on Merrick Road, for a meeting last month when she noticed owner Timmy Anagnostos, 75, moving quickly from table to table to serve customers amid a staff shortage.
Harry Friesleben spent decades coaching, teaching and helping students develop at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School, eventually becoming an icon in the community and on the basketball court sidelines — even when it wasn’t the one the Rocks competed on.
East Rockaway resident Theresa Gaffney was walking down the staircase from the 84th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, when the second plane struck her building.
The Village of Lynbrook has a new sign that reads, “Lynbrook Honors Our Troops” at the east and west entrances to the village on Sunrise Highway.
Ryu’s Martial Arts has moved to a new location, with space for more students to learn and practice taekwondo. Now at 309 Sunrise Highway, the martial arts studio reopened during the first week of August, continuing its 21 years of operation in Lynbrook.
James DeTommaso was appointed assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in the East Rockaway School District by the Board of Education and began his role on July 8.
Lynbrook and East Rockaway will host their annual 9/11 memorial services to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks fo Sept. 11, 2001, on Sept. 11. Lynbrook's event is set for 8 …
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I can’t stretch out, I can hardy breathe, but even inside this dog carrier, the air is better than the smoke out in Lake Tahoe.