Car struck by Long Island Rail Road train in East Rockaway

A non-passenger train struck an unauthorized vehicle on the train tracks just west of the Centre Avenue Long Island Rail Road station in East Rockaway on Monday at about 3:45 p.m., injuring one person and causing several delays to the Long Beach branch.

Police officers connect with community through basketball at South Shore Day Camps in East Rockaway

In an effort to foster a strong relationship between police officers and the community, dozens of NYPD-themed blue basketballs were donated to the South Shore Day Camps basketball camp in East Rockaway this summer.

Herald Neighbors

East Rockaway hosts music and art showcase in Memorial Park

Music was in the air at Memorial Park on Aug. 15 as the East Rockaway Recreation Department hosted a Music and Art Showcase.

Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 makes a public push for new members

In an effort to bolster membership, representatives of Lynbrook American Legion Post 335 appeared at Monday’s village board meeting to share all that the organization has to offer with potential new recruits.

Lynbrook community rallies around resident in need of support

Lynbrook resident Patti Beitler has been a fighter her whole life, but when she encountered financial hardships and nearly lost her home, her fellow village residents and others from across the country answered the call.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

The Lynbrook Public Library invites children ages 3 and up to use cardboard and other materials to build a car to sit and watch Pixar short films on Aug. 23 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Baby playtime in East Rockaway

Baby playtime takes place on Aug. 27 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.

Little learners in East Rockaway

On Friday Aug. 23 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., children ages 3-5 will receive help getting ready for kindergarten at East Rockaway Public Library.

Herald Schools

Lynbrook ranked among top 100 school districts in New York

Lynbrook was ranked among the top 100 school districts in New York state for the 2019-20 school year in a recent listing by Niche.com.

Lynbrook Titans girls' self-defense program celebrates silver anniversary

The Lynbrook Titans girls’ self-defense program recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and hosted its annual awards ceremony at Angelina’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.

Lynbrook parks supervisor retires after a decade of service

Lynbrook Parks Supervisor Patrick McDermott was honored at Monday’s village board meeting for retiring after a decade serving the village.