A jury convicted a Merrick woman on July 9 in Brooklyn federal court of embezzling $1 million from the Lynbrook nonprofit organization for the disabled that she led. She used the money to renovate her home and fund vacations and cosmetic surgeries, prosecutors said.
A lack of communication coupled with a longer-than-average billing period contributed to the shock that New York American Water customers had when they opened their bills last year, according to an audit that the state Public Service Commission accepted on July 11.
A formerly vibrant, bustling hot spot — the East Rockaway Yacht Club — stands closed, locked and dormant after a June decision by its operators not to continue its lease with the Town of Hempstead.
A State Supreme Court justice has ruled against a Lynbrook couple who are facing murder charges and who had sought to suppress statements they made while under arrest. They were set to return to court Thursday.
As they sat in their caps and gowns at their commencements last week, surrounded by their peers, family, friends, teachers and school administrators, class of 2019 graduates in Lynbrook and East Rockaway reflected on their pasts and looked ahead to their futures after graduation.
Every year, Richard Cittadino likes to raise money for a local children’s organization at his weekly East Rockaway car shows.
‘It’s the closing of a chapter’
When Our Lady of Lourdes School Principal Mary Murphy arrived at the school in 2009, the Yankees won the World Series. A decade later, Murphy, a diehard fan, believes that this year’s team will win …
An East Rockaway resident was arrested on June 30 and charged with making purchases with a debit card that she allegedly stole at Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick, where she works as a teacher. …
The Long Island Ducks, in their 20th anniversary season and first under manager Wally Backman, overcame a myriad of roster defections to Major League Baseball or foreign organizations in the first half of the Atlantic League campaign to win 42 of 69 games to finish atop the Liberty Division standings.
Libraries in Merrick and Bellmore are joining a countywide effort to spice up the summer by inviting residents to participate in the 2019 Nassau Library Tour challenge. All but two of the county’s 54 libraries will participate in a special kind of scavenger hunt.
The Week Ahead
Animal show Jason Reilly will return to the Lynbrook Public Library on July 19 for his child-friendly interactive animal show. The library will be offering two sessions of the show, from 2. to 3 p.m., and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. No registration is required.
Children in kindergarten through sixth grade can catch them all at the East Rockaway Public Library on July 19 at 3 p.m. with one hour of Pokémon-themed crafts, puzzles and games. Registration is …
Teens and tweens entering grades six through 12 can make watermelon tropical salsa and eat chips at the Lynbrook Public Library on July 23 from 6 to 7 p.m., or from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is …