Lynbrook battles for top spot

The Lynbrook boys’ basketball team is in a three-team race for the Conference A-4 title as the season approaches its final weeks.The Owls entered the week second in the standings with a 6-2 …

Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 earns Membership Citation

Lynbrook’s American Legion Post 335 has again won the American Legion Membership Citation, which is presented to a post that has a membership that exceeds that of the previous year.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report, courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department

East Rockaway doctor indicted in alleged $120M auto scam

A doctor who practices in East Rockaway was among 13 people who were charged by federal prosecutors in two indictments that allege they schemed to defraud auto insurers out of $100 million by bribing 911 operators and others for access to motor vehicle accident records so that they could steer patients toward corrupt doctors.

MMA fighter from East Rockaway wins bout for his grandfather

East Rockaway resident Charlie “The Cannibal” Campbell has won the majority of his fights in his professional career, but his victory on Dec. 17 in Atlantic City was even more special because it was the first time his grandfather was in attendance to see him compete.


Rape victims need counseling. They also need justice.

Before I started working for the Heralds last year, a coworker raped me at a previous job.

Jerry Kremer

Governor Hochul’s timely arrival

As a former state official, I get many questions from readers, clients and friends about our political leaders. Lately, the most frequent one is, what do I think of Gov. Kathy Hochul?

Randi Kreiss

Greatest hits from this month’s read-a-thon

Every book ever written is about the pandemic — at least that’s what I’m discovering after trying to escape the here and now through fiction.


N.Y. reaps benefits of federal infrastructure bill

Speaking last Friday in Woodbury before the Long Island Association, Gov. Kathy Hochul devoted much of her speech, delivered with characteristically biting humor . . .