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Lynbrook/East Rockaway Panthers win soccer tournament

The U-15 Lynbrook/East Rockaway Panthers had to wait two years to avenge their loss in the finals of the 2019 Hershey Memorial Day Challenge in Pennsylvania because of the coronavirus pandemic, and when their opponents’ penalty kick flew over the crossbar, signaling a 2-1 victory in the 2021 championship game, two years worth of emotions came pouring out of team members.

Lynbrook Fire Department responds to house fire

Lynbrook firefighters responded to a house fire on Davison Avenue on May 28 after receiving a call from someone in a neighboring house.

Army Recruiting Center in Lynbrook participates in hiring campaign

A U.S. Army Soldier currently serving at the Lynbrook Recruiting Station is participating in the service’s second all-virtual Army National Hiring Days event being held until June 14.

Essential Quality rallies to win Belmont Stakes

Coming off the only defeat of his career, finishing fourth as the Kentucky Derby favorite, Essential Quality got redemption last Saturday when he edged past intense pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie down the stretch for a thrilling 1 1/4-length victory in the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes.

Lynbrook relies on offensive effort

While its revamped defense works to find its groove, Lynbrook’s offense has given its Nassau Conference II girls’ lacrosse opponents plenty of fits so far thanks to a wide range of weapons.


The census: a wealth of enlightening information

The recently completed census became controversial because of political interference, but the results are still important. This is especially true when . . .

Scott Brinton

Suburban Long Island getting wilder by the day

Last Nov. 8, I was kayaking in Emory Creek in Freeport, just north of the Narrows, when I spotted what I thought was a chunk of garbage floating in the waterway and paddled over to collect it.

Randi Kreiss

On the road with a priest, a knight and a monk

After 15 months, hundreds of miles, 800 pages and 40 hours of audio, I listened to the closing words of my book this week, and it was good.