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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.

New East Rockaway Fire Department chief has many goals for department

New East Rockaway Fire Department Chief Ronald Roeill said that his job as a firefighter can be unpredictable. “No two building fires are alike,” he said. “I’m only human, …

Guest column

Mayor Alan Beach: Our village has come together and remains strong

Many of us have felt a mixture of emotions over the past couple months as our way of living has dramatically transformed in order to enable those in our hospitals and health care facilities on the front lines to battle the virus. They are supported by first responders ensuring the safety of our communities and by the essential workers keeping the basics of our economy functioning. Lynbrook is home to many of these workers and I join with all our residents in thanking them for all that they have done and continue to do.


WWII veteran, Lynbrook resident Edwin Garrison, 94

Edwin Lincoln Garrison, a World War II veteran and Lynbrook resident since 1953, died peacefully in his home on May 7. He was 94.

Lynbrook village officials approve $43.1M budget

The Lynbrook village board voted 4-1 on May 11 to approve a $43.1 million budget for 2020-21, which will include a 2.25 percent tax increase for residents.