Herald Neighbors

Talented East Rockaway artists, performers on display at Waterfront Art Walk

On a warm night on Oct. 4 on Dock Street, many of East Rockaway’s young artists and performers showed off their talent at the East Rockaway Cultural Arts Council’s Waterfront Art Walk.

Tragedy of 1837 to be remembered in Lynbrook

Back in 1837, there were only about 100 houses in all of Near Rockaway — the colonial name for Lynbrook and Rockville Centre. The people of the neighborhood were joined by 300 wagonloads of visitors who arrived to pay their last respects to 139 strangers being buried in a mass grave, the result of two of the worst tragedies in the history of Long Island.

Creative Art Space for Kids celebrates 20 years of business in Lynbrook

Carlot Thertus's Creative Art Space for Kids recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of being in business in Lynbrook by displaying the works of young artists.

Vision Long Island submits first draft of parking study for Lynbrook theater to village board of trustees

Representatives from Vision Long Island submitted their first draft for a parking analysis in the area of the Regal movie theater to the Lynbrook village board on Sept. 18.

West Hempstead runs past East Rockaway

There is always intrigue when East Rockaway and West Hempstead meet on the football field. With each team operating a similar run-oriented, double wing offensive attack, the matchup is a treat for old school, physical football enthusiasts.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The East Rockaway Homecoming parade kicks off at Centre Avenue on Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The Rocks’ football team will host Friends Academy at 2 p.m. at Hermanson Field at the high school on Oct. 21.

Fall Festival at Rolling River Day Camp

Rolling River Day Camp in East Rockaway will host its 21st annual Fall Festival on Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m.

Halloween painting at the Lynbrook Public Library

The Lynbrook Public Library will be hosting a Halloween ceramic painting class on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest arrest list and crime watch for Lynbrook and East Rockaway.

Lynbrook wins conference title

When the 2017 volleyball season commenced, first-year Lynbrook coach Allison Glass wasn’t sure what to expect. The Lady Owls were coming off a difficult season in the very tough Nassau Conference A1, and there were plenty of unknowns.