Voters approved the East Rockaway School District's $40.2 million budget for 2019-20 and elected challengers Kristen O'Hagan and Peter McNally to the Board of Education over fellow challenger Theresa Devlin and incumbent Kristin Ochtera.
Alex Dinelaris Jr. recalled that when he was a child, he often snuck across Maxwell Street in East Rockaway into the Criterion Theatre, where he watched a movie on repeat for hours. Now, at age 51, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter is returning to his roots for his directorial debut.
On Easter Sunday, nurse Shyvonne Allen-Ibitoye went to see a movie about a superhero in Lynbrook with her son, but ended up becoming a hero in real life.
Lynbrook School District officials will soon award contracts for some of the projects that will be covered by the $28.9 million bond that voters approved in October 2017, which will fund many upgrades and repairs at all of the district’s buildings.
About 50 residents came to Village Hall on April 22 to learn more about the Greis Park Master Plan, a $60,000 project to revamp the facility.
The baseball program at East Rockaway High has enjoyed a multitude of success throughout its history. In fact, just a year ago the Rocks captured county, Long Island, and regional titles, and advanced to the state semifinals.
The Nassau Class C girls’ lacrosse playoff bracket is starting to strongly resemble that of last spring, although North Shore would like to make some changes moving forward.
Lynbrook varsity lacrosse defender Lena Weinkauf was named to the Long Island Metro team for the U.S. Lacrosse School Girls’ National Tournament for the second straight year.
The Village of East Rockaway board of trustees adopted a $10.6 million 2019–20 budget with a $7.9 million tax levy on April 22.
East Rockaway resident David Malcolm Shields Jr. died after a long battle with cancer on April 29. He was 77.
The Week Ahead
Brian Stoll will divulge the secret to taking pictures and gathering autographs from today’s biggest Broadway stars at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 23 at 7 p.m.
Lynbrook and East Rockaway will each host Memorial Day parades this week.
Get your questions answered about your e-reader, tablet or smartphone at the East Rockaway Public Library on May 28 at 6:30 p.m.
A guest column from Lynbrook Police Chief Brian Paladino about driving safely in the village.