In response to the posting of a photo of a man holding a semi-automatic rifle on an anonymously managed, politically focused Facebook page, Lynbrook’s deputy mayor and mayoral challenger, Hilary Becker, hosted a news conference last week at which he announced that he feared for his family’s safety. Mayor Alan Beach called Becker’s move a “political ploy.”
In the wake of two cyberattacks of the district’s computer systems — one successful and one unsuccessful — Lynbrook school officials announced at the Feb. 13 Board of Education meeting that they were searching for ways to make the district’s network more secure.
The Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters will host a Meet the Candidates Night and Debate for those running in the upcoming village election at the Lynbrook Public Library on March 7, at 7 p.m. All residents are welcome.
A water main break on Scranton Avenue near Peninsula Boulevard in Lynbrook on Wednesday caused water pressure issues in the village, along with parts of Malverne, East Rockaway, Valley Stream and the Five Towns.
Steve Freifeld said he was in “total shock” when he walked into the Lynbrook High School auditorium for the Feb. 7 Founders Day celebration, hosted by the Lynbrook Council of PTAs, and saw his friends, family members and former students applauding him. The Marion Street PTA was giving Freifeld its highest honor — awarded only three other times by the PTA.
To say that everyone contributed to the success of the Lynbrook Lady Owls’ 2018-19 basketball season would be an understatement.
Unlike Lynbrook, the Village of East Rockaway’s March 19 election will be uncontested, as Mayor Bruno Romano, Trustee Rich Bilello and Trustee Gordon Fox run for re-election without opposition.
From generating new businesses, to goals for the year, to thoughts on the Cornerstone and other potential projects, the Herald conducted a question-and-answer session with Chamber of Commerce President Steve Wangel.
From Jan. 27 through Feb. 2, Our Lady of Peace School in Lynbrook and St. Raymond’s Parochial School in East Rockaway rang in Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of Catholic school elementary education.
Baldwin native Chris Weidman said he understands how people can become addicted to painkillers. Weidman, a former UFC middleweight champion, has been prescribed many pills after fights and surgeries. …
The Week Ahead
Super Silly Show Petra Puppets will take you on a quest with Ultra Duck as the mild-mannered sheep transforms into Super Sheep at the Lynbrook Public Library on Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. No registration …
Children in fourth through sixth grade can play bingo and try to win prizes at the East Rockaway Public Library on Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. Registration is required. Call (516) 599-1664 or visit …
East Rockaway Public Library will be hosting a naloxone training session on Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. No registration is necessary.
A letter to the Lynbrook/East Rockaway Editor supporting Mayor Alan Beach in his run for re-election.