American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.
Voters in the East Rockaway School District approved a $27.7 million bond on Nov. 14 to fund upgrades and repairs to all three district buildings.
The Village of Lynbrook Board voted on Monday to approve a plan for a four-story, 80-unit luxury rental apartment complex at the site of the Lynbrook Motor Inn, formerly known as the Capri.
More than a week after Election Day, the Hempstead Town supervisor race remains undecided.
George Richard Baroni was stationed with the U.S. Air Force in the Philippines when he was asked to serve as an honor guard for President Dwight Eisenhower when he visited in 1960.
For the 10th straight year, local residents are invited to a festive celebration of food and fellowship at Bethany Congregational Church’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner event, which is open to all.
Bethany Congregational Church hosts its second annual HurriCON comic convention on Nov. 25.
Lynbrook resident Adam “The Hard Drive” Schwam and Elmonter Bert “The Collector” Lurch are set to face off in the ring for a charity boxing match at the Hilton Long Island in Melville, with proceeds going to the Long Island Community Chest among other local charities., on Nov. 25.
Three months after Lynbrook hosted a rally seeking to put an end to a gas moratorium imposed by National Grid, Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to revoke the company’s operating license if it fails to fix its supply issue.
Standing 22 stories high on the Connecticut skyline, the Hartford Marriott Downtown grand hotel, hosted more than 350 tap dancers on Sept. 29, who competed for the opportunity to perform in the …
The Week Ahead
Babies who are walking to 18 months with a caregiver can come to the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 26 at 10:30 a.m. to socialize, use board books and engage in lap time activities and playtime.
Families with children of all ages can engage in fall crafts and board games at the Lynbrook Public Library on Nov. 21 at 3:45 p.m.
Anyone who has questions about their E-reader, tablet or Smartphone can receive help learning how to use them from tech-buddies at the East Rockaway Public Library on Nov. 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department