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On Sept. 13, almost two-dozen people gathered for Edge City church’s first in-person launch service in Lynbrook. The church had originally been set to open for the first time for Palm Sunday on April 5, however, with the coronavirus pandemic in full effect at the time, large group gatherings were banned. more
A development firm caused a stir in Lynbrook last week when it posted fliers in the neighborhood and revealed plans on social media to build an 18-unit luxury condominium project in the village. more
Classes were back in session at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School on Monday after district officials shut the building down for three days when a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. more
After more than eight years as the co-owner of Collectors Coin and Jewelry in Lynbrook, Jason Joseph said there has been a surprising uptick in sales during the coronavirus pandemic. more
After weeks of hosting virtual services and meetings online to abide by state guidelines and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention protocols, many houses of worship across New York have returned to having indoor services over the past few months. more
As Jews gather this Friday evening, we will be welcoming the Sabbath, as well as Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year of 5781. During the upcoming High Holy Days — the 10 days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur — we will engage in prayer and reflect on the year that has passed. Without a doubt, the intention we bring to our prayers will be influenced by the unprecedented global health crisis of these past seven months. more
On a somber Friday, residents, elected officials, first responders and community leaders gathered for ceremonies in Lynbrook and East Rockaway commemorating the 19th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. more
Shakira Croce said that as far back as she could remember, she wanted to write poetry. more
In what was a very different return to school than past years amid the coronavirus pandemic, students and staff in Lynbrook and East Rockaway attended school in person on Sept. 8 for the first time in six months, wearing masks and keeping their distance from one another. more
Just a week after opening its doors for a return to classes for the first time in six months, East Rockaway school officials announced that the Junior-Senior High School will switch to an all-remote model at least through Friday after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. Rhame and Centre Avenue elementary schools will continue with normal operations. more
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