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John Donald elected new Lynbrook fire chief

John Donald was elected chief of the Lynbrook Fire Department on April 8. Donald, a member of Rescue Hook, Ladder & Bucket Company No. 1, better known as Truck Company, carries on a family tradition in the fire service.

Lynbrook students create environmental PSAs for Earth Day

Two groups of students from Lynbrook South Middle School have reached the final 15 of PSEG’s I am EM-Powered Program and Student Challenge, which saw students from all over Long Island create 30 to 45 second public service announcement videos promoting efficient energy use.

Lynbrook historical odds and ends

This week harkens back to 1894, 1923 and 1925.

Bill seeks to lower New York American Water rates

With a rate hike of as much as 26 percent facing New York American Water customers on May 1, elected officials have sought to save Long Island ratepayers tens of millions of dollars on their bills while creating a path for a public takeover of the water system.

New Geico office in Lynbrook aims to be part of community

After a year of delays brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Geico field office in Lynbrook opened its doors on March 10.


Give DACA recipients our full rights

For 19 years I have called the United States my home, my safe place and a country that I dearly love. Yet it continues to deny me recognition as one of its own as a result of my immigration status.

Jerry Kremer

Say goodbye to those old party gangs

Once upon a time, partisan politics was a simple business. There were two major parties, and they both had simple strategies for staying in power. The voters were attracted to either . . .

Randi Kreiss

College of hard knocks: the pandemic of 2020-21

Did we graduate yet? This was the college we neither applied to nor wanted to attend. This was the education we could have lived without.