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East Rockaway resident, 7, becomes author

Rhame Avenue Elementary School student, Joseph Petraro, 7, became a published author on March 27. His book, entitled, “The Pumpkin Man vs. The Boogie Man,” is available for purchase …

Lynbrook musician rocking and rolling in red pants with new alum

As the coronavirus pandemic continued to reach its peak in April, Lynbrook resident and musician Daniel Weinkauf dropped his fifth solo album just in time to give parents, teachers and children something to listen to.

Riding the rails amid the Covid-19 pandemic

I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …

Lynbrook, East Rockaway houses of worship go virtual

Nearly three months have passed since many houses of worship in Lynbrook and East Rockaway switched to virtual services to abide by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ban on large gatherings.  Over …

Lynbrook High School sophomore makes more than 300 masks for front-line workers

When she heard that first responders and front-line medical staff were in need of personal protective equipment, or PPE, Lynbrook High School sophomore Lorelei Dillon decided she was up to the task of learning how to make them.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.