Strong bats propel East Rockaway

Despite a recent slump, East Rockaway is playing an exciting brand of baseball this year and scoring runs at an impressive clip.

East Rockaway officials propose $10.3 million budget

At the April 9 meeting of the East Rockaway board of trustees, officials proposed a 2018-19 budget of $10.3 million. If approved, it would be a 4.1 percent increase over the current budget.

Herald Schools

East Rockaway School District officials adopt $39.4 million 2018-19 budget

The East Rockaway Board of Education adopted a $39.4 million budget for the 2018-19 school year at its meeting on Tuesday — a 3 percent increase from 2017-18.

'Rockaway' cast hopeful for sunny reception

Local director's film about East Rockaway to make Florida premiere

Local writer and director John J. Budion’s coming-of-age film “Rockaway” is set to make its Florida premiere at the Sunscreen Film Festival on April 28.

East Rockaway defeats Lynbrook

Throwing for the fourth time in six days had no negative effect on East Rockaway’s Emily Chelius as the junior hurler shutdown visiting Lynbrook last Saturday afternoon with a one-hit, 18-strikeout performance to lead a 4-1 victory in a Nassau Conference III/IV softball crossover game.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Join the Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce at River Mill Tavern and Tables, 100 Ocean Ave., on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. for a happy hour and networking event.

Baby and Me yoga in Lynbrook

Babies from 6-weeks-old to pre-walkers are welcome to participate in yoga with their mothers or caregivers at the Lynbrook Public Library on May 2 at 10 a.m.

Canasta Club meeting in East Rockaway

Play a pick-up game of Canasta at the East Rockaway Public Library on May 1 at 10 a.m.

Herald neighbors: Guest column

A heart-felt thank you: 730 days of unending gratitude

Seven hundred and thirty days. Twenty-four months. There have been 1,051,200 minutes that I am alive because of a stranger. A stranger that I will never get to thank.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.