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Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre rabbi retires after 13 years at synagogue

After 43 years serving as a rabbi — 13 of which were spent at the Hewlett-East Rockaway Jewish Centre — Rabbi Andrew Warmflash said it was sad, but relieving to call it a career in early June.

‘Here we grow again’

Bay Park garden brings community together in uncertain times

Long-time East Rockaway resident Louis DeVivo can still recall the moment he came up with the idea to establish the Bay Park Victory Garden.

East Rockaway Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 335 reopens

As the East Rockaway Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 335 enters phase three of reopening, they are now operating again at 50 percent occupancy and bringing back some programs.

Lynbrook High School val, sal hope to help community in the future

Though the coronavirus and remote learning impacted their senior years, Lynbrook High School valedictorian Arpie Bakhshian and salutatorian Anna Rath said they were proud to represent their class and excited for the future. 

East Rockaway val, sal reflect on school spirit, look ahead

As they look back on their four years at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School and toward their futures, valedictorian Zackary Hirashima and salutatorian Gianna Wayar both remembered how the small class consistently came together to support one another.