Lynbrook author’s book wins sci-fi award

Christina Rau found out that her book “Liberating the Astronauts” won a first place award for full-length books at the 2018 Elgin Awards on Sept. 21, when she was tagged in a tweet from Josh Brown, the 2018 Elgin Awards chair.

Herald Neighbors

Grist Mill Museum restoration progressing in East Rockaway

For the past several months, work to rehabilitate East Rockaway’s historic Grist Mill Museum has escalated.

East Rockaway deputy mayor receives honor

East Rockaway Deputy Mayor Theresa Gaffney was one of 11 women honored as a Woman of Distinction by Assemblywoman Melissa Miller on Oct. 7 at the Oceanside Library.

Inwood man arrested for DWI after crashing into Rustic Loft in Lynbrook

An Inwood man was arrested by Lynbrook police officers and charged with driving while intoxicated after his car crashed into the Rustic Loft on Sunday night.

Herald Schools

Student organizers make Lynbrook Homecoming a hoot

There was no shortage of school spirit during Lynbrook’s Homecoming festivities, which featured a weeklong series of events that were the culmination of hard work from student organizers.

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Give back to the needy Bring some non-perishable food items for local food pantries to the East Rockaway Public Library on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and visit the library’s card-making …

Haunted mansions on Long Island

Historian, parapsychologist and author Monica Randall will teach guests about Long Island’s intriguing manor houses with their labyrinths of secret passages, hidden chambers, deserted tunnels and …

Fix your posture

Priority Chiropractic will teach guests good posture habits to prevent back pain at the East Rockaway Public Library on Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Arrests A 63-year-old Lynbrook resident was arrested on Sept. 24 at 3:40 p.m. and charged with possession of a controlled substance on Whitehall Street. After an investigation, a 25-year-old …

Lynbrook BOE wary of sex offenders voting in schools

Lynbrook School District Superintendent Dr. Melissa Burak said she contacted the Fifth Precinct of the Nassau County Police Department after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that expanded the right to vote to individuals on parole, including those convicted of sexual offenses.