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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.

MMA fighter from East Rockaway continues career climb

For the first time in more than a year, Charlie “The Cannibal” Campbell had a mixed martial arts fight in front of fans, where he improved his professional record to 3-1 with a victory.

Herald Neighbors

U.S. Army soldiers from Lynbrook company make young Oceansider's birthday bright

Kimberlee and Jared Lanning knew just what to do when their son, Jared Jr., asked for “real army soldiers” at his birthday party — they called the U.S. Army.

Herald Neighbors

Lynbrook residents help Move the Food for local pantry

Pallets and boxes of food were delivered to people in need thanks to a group of volunteers who participated in the annual Move the Food Day event, which is organized each year by Lynbrook residents Rob and Mary Hallam.

Lynbrook train schedules in 1923 and today

In 1923, typical commuting time from Lynbrook to Pennylvania Station was 31 minutes on the express train.

Letters to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Editor (April 22-28)

This week's letters focus on the Lynbrook Fire Department and the East Rockaway village board opting out of marijuana sales.


The tyranny of false equivalencies

My March 4-10 column, “Voting is an act of choice and an expression of voice,” prompted a note from someone who wanted to talk about threats to democracy. He leads a group of citizens . . .


J&J vaccine pause means safety checks work

The federal Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on April 13 advised that states temporarily pause administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. There’s no question that the cases of six women who suffered unusual blood clots . . .

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.