Election 2019

Don Clavin challenges Laura Gillen in Town of Hempstead supervisor race

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

East Rockaway rolls to fourth victory

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.

Herald Neighbors

Thousands attend Lynbrook’s Oktoberfest event

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.

Lynbrook vying for conference title

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.

Where to vote (early) in Nassau County

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. …

Election 2019

Jeffrey Saxon challenges Denise Ford in Nassau County Legislative District 4

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.

Election 2019

Laura Burns challenges William Gaylor in District 6 race

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 …

Election 2019

Siegel challenges Kopel in Nassau County's 7th Legislative District

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

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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.

Mommy and me sign language in Lynbrook

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.

Honoring shipwreck victims in Lynbrook

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.