Lynbrook police were called to a home on Lynbrook Avenue last week after the owner reported finding explosives in the attic of the house.
Many of Frank Hall’s experiences over the past 11 years are a blur. He spent many nights binge drinking, a habit that began when he was a student at Lynbrook High School and grew worse in his late 20s. It led to myriad blackouts, severe depression, hundreds upon hundreds of dollars spent on booze, and alcohol-fueled arguments with his family and friends.
Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast.
The Herald Community Newspapers won big in the New York Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, taking home 29 awards — 26 of them for editorial excellence. That was a record …
Longtime teacher Martin Severino had no children of his own, but he was a father figure to many of his “adopted” students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School.
Despite a recent slump, East Rockaway is playing an exciting brand of baseball this year and scoring runs at an impressive clip.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
Play a pick-up game of Canasta at the East Rockaway Public Library on May 1 at 10 a.m.
Herald neighbors: Guest column
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.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.