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Grass-roots effort in East Rockaway supports essential workers, food pantries

When they drive through East Rockaway, Lynbrook and other local communities, essential workers don’t have to look far to see how much they’re appreciated.

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.

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 …

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 …

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.