Siblings from Lynbrook shining on the wrestling mat

Liam and Ally Fitzgerald have continued to make an impact on the wrestling mat, even after the school season ended for Lynbrook.

East Rockaway resident, former Malverne teacher Dr. Ken Leistner dies at 71

East Rockaway resident Dr. Ken Leistner, a former Malverne High School varsity football coach and special education teacher, spent most of his life making others the best they could be.

Lynbrook Mayor's Golf Outing was a hole-in-one

Hundreds of residents gathered at the Seawane Country Club in Hewlett Harbor on July 8 for the annual Mayor’s Golf Outing.

East Rockaway Car Show to benefit Mended Little Hearts

Every year, Richard Cittadino likes to raise money for a local children’s organization at his weekly East Rockaway car shows.

L.I. Ducks thrive amid roster turnover

The Long Island Ducks, in their 20th anniversary season and first under manager Wally Backman, overcame a myriad of roster defections to Major League Baseball or foreign organizations in the first half of the Atlantic League campaign to win 42 of 69 games to finish atop the Liberty Division standings.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Animal show Jason Reilly will return to the Lynbrook Public Library on July 19 for his child-friendly interactive animal show. The library will be offering two sessions of the show, from 2. to 3 p.m., and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. No registration is required.

Pokémon party in East Rockaway

Children in kindergarten through sixth grade can catch them all at the East Rockaway Public Library on July 19 at 3 p.m. with one hour of Pokémon-themed crafts, puzzles and games. Registration is …

Make watermelon salsa in Lynbrook

Teens and tweens entering grades six through 12 can make watermelon tropical salsa and eat chips at the Lynbrook Public Library on July 23 from 6 to 7 p.m., or from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is …