The village board unanimously voted on Oct. 7 to rename the Village Pool in honor of former Mayor Eugene Scarpato.
Amid a gas moratorium imposed by National Grid, the utility faces millions of dollars in fines unless it provides natural gas to more than 1,100 customers who were denied service re-connections after the company recently sought approval for a controversial gas pipeline.
Lynbrook residents will soon get a chance to share their opinions and learn about a developer’s plan to build luxury rental apartments at the site of the Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn. The village board voted Monday night to set Oct. 21 as the public hearing date for the project.
When the power generators are running on diesel fuel at the Bay Park Water Reclamation Facility at times each day, a plume of yellow smoke can be seen spewing from the plant, filling the air in nearby yards and parks with odors and toxins. That has residents worried about the potential health effects of inhaling diesel exhaust.
Lynbrook Restorative Therapy & Nursing recently became the first facility on Long Island to launch an amputee support group.
Republican Don Clavin is challenging incumbent Democrat Laura Gillen in the race for Hempstead town supervisor. The Herald recently asked both candidates about issues that are important to residents
At the onset of the 2019 high school football season, there were some certainties and a few unknowns at East Rockaway. The team’s vaunted ground-and-pound attack would be well-stocked with talented players, but a lack of depth at most other positions was a concern.
Thousands of residents from Lynbrook and its surrounding areas — some decked in the traditional German lederhosen — flocked to Greis Park on Oct. 5 for the village’s inaugural Oktoberfest event.
Despite losing eight seniors from a team that went 13-1 and captured the Nassau Conference II-B championship in 2018, the Lynbrook girls’ tennis team is a win away from clinching at least a share of another league title.
Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. …
Democrat Jeffrey Saxon is challenging incumbent Denise Ford, a Republican, in the Legislative District 4 race. Recently, the Herald sent questions to both candidates on the issues facing their constituents.
The race for the District 6 Legislator seat began at the end of March when challenger Laura Burns announced her bid against incumbent William Gaylor. The Herald asked both candidates questions …
Incumbent County Legislator Howard Kopel, a Republican from Lawrence, is running for his sixth two-year term. Challenger Debra Siegel, a lawyer, is a Democrat from Rockville Centre.
The Week Ahead
Children can engage in story time, crafts and more at the Halloween-themed reading event at the East Rockaway Public Library on Oct. 26 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Children of all ages with a caregiver, can sing, learn to sign and play at the Lynbrook Public Library on Oct. 25 from 10:15. to 10:45 a.m.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook will host a ceremony honoring the 215 victims of the Mexico and Bristol shipwreck at the Rockville Cemetery, 45 Merrick Road, at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26.