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Lynbrook school officials propose $92.9 million budget

Lynbrook School District officials recently announced their plans for the $92.9 million 2021-22 school budget, which aims primarily to bolster current programs, make improvements in school infrastructure, and continue staff development across the board.

Tally-Ho christens new Lynbrook Fire Department truck

On April 23, Tally-Ho Engine Company No. 3 of the Lynbrook Fire Department dedicated and christened its new 2021 Spartan fire truck at wet-down ceremonies in the parking lot of the firehouse on Horton Avenue.

Lynbrook historical odds & ends

This week's look back into Lynbrook history delves into a golf course architect's death, a miniature golf course controversy and a fire.

Lynbrook resident upset after review board denies solar panels

Lynbrook resident Michael Franklin said he was disappointed with the village’s Architectural Review Board because it didn’t approve his request to put solar panels on the front of his house in March.

East Rockaway school officials propose $41.7 million budget

East Rockaway School District officials have proposed a $41.7 million budget for the 2021-22 school year.

Herald Endorsement

Vote 'yes' for Lynbrook, East Rockaway school budgets

It it is as important a time as ever to back them as officials strive to enhance school safety and increase the quality of programs amid the coronavirus pandemic, while holding the line on taxes.

Guest column

Amend state laws to address hate crimes against Asians

Earlier this month, the Legislative Majority convened a hearing focusing on anti-Asian hate crimes and violence.

Op-Ed

‘Woke’ claims, anti-racism and the road forward

News sources are filled with reports of claims about “woke” universities and corporations, complaints about critical race theory and anti-racism training sessions . . .

Jerry Kremer

Saying farewell to a president who put Hofstra on the map

I take note of the impending retirement of Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz, the president of Hofstra University. Having been a trustee of the university for almost 30 years, I have come to understand . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.