After several months of negotiations among local elected officials and Long Island Rail Road representatives, the Lynbrook train station is set to undergo a $17.9 million renovation, which commuters and officials say is long overdue.
Titus Garcia, 30, of Brooklyn, was arrested in Lynbrook for allegedly throwing rocks at cars on Peninsula Boulevard from the village’s Long Island Rail Road station platform.
East Rockaway residents are offering mixed reviews after plans were announced to build an apartment complex in Oceanside, on an undeveloped plot of land next to the East Rockaway train station. Several people said they worried about the traffic it might cause.
Lynbrook village officials have set Oct. 1 for a public hearing at which a developer will present a proposal to build a transit-oriented apartment building and a parking garage downtown.
Nettie Knobel is like so many young people. She drives herself to her part-time job at the Puppy Park pet store on Main Street in East Rockaway, where she works seven days a week, from noon to 4 p.m. Afterward, she usually plays computer games, reads on her Kindle, checks her Facebook page or fiddles on her iPhone.
Local group the11518 is hosting its annual pub crawl on Sept. 22, which will benefit those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Documents from the Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts show that they are in compliance with the state’s 4 percent limit on unassigned funds.
Casey Coco, 9, has undergone three open-heart surgeries and multiple invasive procedures. In honor of his bravery and all he has overcome, Casey will serve as the “Red Cape” ambassador at the American Heart Association’s Long Island Heart Walk at Jones Beach on Sept. 16.
Seventeen years after one of the darkest days in U.S. history, residents in East Rockaway and Lynbrook gathered for the villages’ respective 9/11 memorial services on Sept. 11.
Students in the Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts returned to school this week.
The Week Ahead
Come to the Lynbrook Public Library on Sept. 22 at 2:30 p.m. for an enjoyable and adventurous afternoon of music, as Antonio Vivaldi’s popular “Four Seasons” will be performed.
Lynbrook High School alumni and former teachers are invited to grab drinks at the Lynbrook Excellence in Education Foundation’s guest bartending fundraiser on Sept. 22.
Town of Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin will be at the East Rockaway Public Library on Sept. 27 to answer questions.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.