Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre's 'Mitzvah Day' helps children in need

The Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre’s religious school students, their families and teachers came together on Jan. 5 for a community service project.

Balanced North Shore tops Lynbrook

Trying to defend North Shore’s boys’ basketball team has its challenges and Lynbrook found out firsthand last Friday night when the Vikings led from start to finish on the way to a fourth straight Conference A-IV victory and fifth overall, 53-38.

Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce to host annual awards and installation dinner

The Lynbrook Chamber of Commerce is set to host its annual installation and awards dinner at Temple Am Echad, 1 Saperstein Plaza, on Jan. 30 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Marching against hate in Mineola

Marching in weather that brought spring to mind more than winter, more than 2,000 people ranging from elected officials to religious leaders to people from across Long Island, walked a half-mile on County Seat Drive to the Theodore Roosevelt Legislative building on Franklin Avenue in Mineola to show support for the Jewish community and their opposition to hate.

Regeneron semifinalists named, including 36 from Long Island

Three hundred semifinalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search were announced Wednesday afternoon, and 36 seniors from Long Island high schools — including seven from the Heralds’ coverage area — were among the mix.

Guest column

Weathering the winter months by staying healthy

With the colder Long Island months upon us, it’s important to remember that as the weather cools, so does body metabolism.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to come to the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m. for a two-hour workshop.

Knitting club in East Rockaway

On Tuesday, Jan. 21, knitters and crocheters are welcome to join the East Rockaway Public Library’s knitting club at 6:30 p.m.

Guest speaker visits the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre

Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre member Joe Margolin will host a talk at the facility on Jan. 23 at 8 p.m.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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