Lynbrook and East Rockaway residents will go to the polls on Tuesday to vote on district budgets and Board of Education races, in which four candidates in each school district are vying for two seats.
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.
Vincent Persaud, 31, an off-duty New York City police officer was killed in a two-car crash in Lynbrook while heading to work early Wednesday morning, according to Lynbrook police.
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.
Last month, Lynbrook girls’ lacrosse coach Vin Tetro was confident his team would improve as the season unfolded and peak at the right time. He couldn’t have been more right.
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.
East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School hosted the fifth annual Jack D. Butler Memorial Scholarship basketball game on May 5, in memory of a late alumnus from the school district.
East Rockaway School District officials adopted a $40,298,143 proposed budget for the 2019-20 school year at last month’s Board of Education meeting. The budget vote is scheduled for May 21 at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Board of Education President William Belmont and Trustee Heather Hanson have diligently served the students of the Lynbrook School District and deserve to be re-elected to the board.
Though all four candidates bring their own excellent ideas to the Board of Education, Kristin Ochtera and Theresa Devlin are the right choices for the future of East Rockaway.
At a time when district administrators are striving to enhance school safety and increase the quality of programs — while holding the line on taxes — it is as important as ever to support school budgets.
The Week Ahead
Children of all ages and their caregivers can learn American sign language at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 17 at 10 a.m. Registration is required. For more information, call (516) 599-8630 or …
Learn about social networking sites, instant messenger programs, blogs and internet safety at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 18 at 2:30 p.m. Registration is required.
Children between the ages of 3 and 5 can make art projects at the East Rockaway Public Library on May 20. Registration is required. Please come ready to make a mess. For more information, call (516) …