A look back:

Lynbrook’s ‘civil war’ over the Doughboy Monument

The Doughboy Monument proudly stands at Saperstein Plaza today, but it was the center of what some newspapers dubbed a 'civil war' in the 1930s.

Longtime Lynbrook police officer retires after nearly 30 years on the force

After dedicating nearly 30 years to the Lynbrook Police Department, Lt. Danny Dillon called it a career on Jan. 8.

Neighbors in the News

Wedding bells for Lynbrook High School graduates

A festive holiday outing turned into a romantic marriage proposal from Brian DeVita to Corrine Boenig — both Lynbrook High School graduates.

Traffic cameras proposed in Lynbrook

Proposals to install 12 new traffic cameras and replace five others in Lynbrook were due on Dec. 28. These traffic cameras would not fine motorists for running a red light, but would instead be used for security purposes.

Neighbors in the News

Lynbrook resident flourishes in college after high school struggles

Lynbrook resident Kenny Kraus was a B-student when he attended Kellenberg High School, but after applying himself, he graduated college as class valedictorian.

The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Lynbrook, East Rockaway

A musical duo will perform the music of John Denver, Elton John and the Moody Blues at the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m.

Knitting Club meeting in East Rockaway

Knitters and crocheters are welcome to join the Knitting Club, which will meet on Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Rockaway Public Library.

Teddy bear tea in Lynbrook

Children between the ages of 3 and 7 are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal or doll to the Lynbrook Public Library on Jan. 25 at 3:45 p.m. for a tea etiquette lesson and parade.

Crime watch: Lynbrook, East Rockaway

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

Letters to the Editor: Lynbrook, East Rockaway (Jan. 18—24)

Here are the Herald's letters to the Editor for Jan. 18—24.