In April 2014, East Rockaway School District officials received a cease and desist letter from Marvel Entertainment because the district’s mascot, “The Rockman,” was perceived as being too similar to The Thing from “Fantastic Four.”
Polls will be open at the Lynbrook Recreation Center on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. as Mayor Alan Beach and Trustee Robert Boccio will each be running in a special election. They are both unopposed.
For 17 minutes Wednesday morning, every student at Lynbrook High School stood in the gymnasium to remember the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
Former Jets defensive tackle Marty Lyons presented a proposal to Mayor Alan Beach and the Lynbrook board of trustees on March 5 to build a $1.4 million synthetic-turf field at Greis Park.
In the wake of last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., parents in the Lynbrook and East Rockaway school districts have revived a petition urging Village of East Rockaway officials to stop holding public votes in schools.
After years of hoping to honor their fallen brother, the family of an Irish-born immigrant and former Lynbrook resident who was killed while serving the U.S. in Vietnam got their wish. It was announced at a news conference in New York City on Monday that a Navy ship would be named in his honor.
With educators across the country evaluating safety procedures after the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., Lynbrook School District officials sent a letter to the State Education Department seeking to expedite hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding that the district should have been awarded last spring for security initiatives — but was not.
In an effort to make paying for parking easier, Lynbrook officials unanimously voted on March 5 to approve bringing the phone app PayByPhone into the village.
The East Rockaway Education Foundation will host its third annual 5K race on March 24 at 9 a.m. to raise funds for projects for the East Rockaway School District.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A little over eight years ago, Haiti was rocked by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that left the low-lying areas of the country covered with piles of rubble, and claimed the lives of an estimated 300,000 people. The quake further crushed a population already struggling to survive in what was — and still is — the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere.
The Week Ahead
Babies 29-months-old and younger will have an opportunity to play with toys at the Lynbrook Public Library on March 16 at 10:15 a.m.
Allison Anderson, from South Nassau Communities Hospital, of Oceanside, will be at the East Rockaway Public Library on March 20 at 1 p.m.
Guests are invited to try Chi Gong, an ancient Chinese meditative practice that uses slow graceful movements and breathing, at the Lynbrook Public Library on March 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Here is the latest crime report courtesy the Lynbrook Police Department.
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