East Rockaway resident recounts surviving 9/11 attack

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.

Lynbrook remembers the 13 servicemen and women killed in Afghanistan

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. 

New location, same discipline and respect, for Ryu's Martial Arts in Lynbrook

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.

East Rockaway schools hire new assistant superintendent

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, East Rockaway to host ceremonies to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

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 …

Jerry Kremer

The summer whizzed past. Strap in for what’s ahead.

I think everyone will concede that the summer went by too quickly. But despite the speed at which two months have passed . . .

Randi Kreiss

A dog’s tale: the view from inside the canine carry-on

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.