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East Rockaway School District proposes $30M bond  liherald.com

The East Rockaway School District is seeking public comment on a 15-year, nearly $30.5 million bond, which the district's Facilities Committee members and ...



New East Rockaway High School principal focused on 21st century learning  liherald

Richard Schaffer, of Floral Park, has spent the past seven years serving in a variety of leadership roles at Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School in Bayside, ...



East Rockaway has high-energy homecoming  liherald

East Rockaway was filled with energy last weekend as a sea of orange and black school spirit set the stage for the high school's Homecoming festivities.



East Rockaway senior Rocks her way to 1000th point on the basketball court  East Rockaway Herald

When East Rockaway High School senior athlete Brooke DeGiulio watched the basketball swish through the net to mark her 1,000th point against Friends ...



LI community sees waterfront 'boom'  Newsday

THE SCOOP. With the development of new housing and the opening of eateries and shops, there has been a revival along the East Rockaway waterfront.



East Rockaway remembers legacy of 'Mr. Rock Rivalry'  East Rockaway Herald

Longtime teacher Martin Severino had no children of his own, but he was a father figure to many of his “adopted” students at East Rockaway Junior-Senior High ...



2018 Lynbrook, East Rockaway valedictorians, salutatorians reflect and look ahead to graduation  liherald

As they prepare to walk across their respective graduation stages, the valedictorians and salutatorians at Lynbrook and East Rockaway high schools have been ...



East Rockaway heads to states  liherald

Whether football, volleyball, soccer or basketball is in season, one constant sighting during the fall and winter months is young men entering East Rockaway ...



Anger at American Water meeting  Newsday

Anger over soaring water bills spilled out into the open in East Rockaway Thursday night as several hundred ratepayers jeered New York American Water ...



East Rockaway High School celebrates 80 years of Rock Rivalry  liherald.com

What is Rock Rivalry? On March 18, all four classes at East Rockaway High School will take part in a time-honored tradition that has been a staple at the school ...



Seniors win the Silver Cup during East Rockaway High School's Rock Rivalry  liherald.com

Many talents were on display on March 16 during the 82nd annual Rock Rivalry as students from East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School hit the stage for ...



Two candidates vying for vacant East Rockaway Board of Education seat  East Rockaway Herald

Voters will decide which of two candidates will fill a vacant seat on the East Rockaway Board of Education in an election on May 15. John Giannotti, whose term ...



Theresa Devlin, Dom Vulpis vie for East Rockaway Board of Education seat in election  East Rockaway Herald

On May 15, voters will decide between two longtime community members who are vying for a vacant seat on the East Rockaway Board of Education. Former ...



Community spirit showcased at 49th annual Huckleberry Frolic in East Rockaway  liherald.com

About 500 people flocked to Memorial Park on Atlantic Avenue on June 9 for East Rockaway's 49th annual Huckleberry Frolic. The amount of money raised had ...



East Rockaway students recognize Parkland shooting victims  liherald.com

“At the beginning of the year and when it ends, we remember them,” East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School senior Colin Barnes read. “As long as we live, ...



East Rockaway High School to award media scholarship in honor of the late Keith Lane  liherald

When Stacy Lane-Navarra reflects on who her brother Keith Lane was, she thinks of his passion for photojournalism and the thrill he experienced from chasing a ...



Longtime East Rockaway boys' basketball coach honored  liherald

As he sat in a rocking chair at half-court in the East Rockaway High School gymnasium, former Rocks boys' basketball coach Joe Lores looked on as one by one ...



East Rockaway's unified basketball team inspires students  liherald.com

East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School's unified basketball team continues to inspire players with and without intellectual disabilities. “It's definitely different,” ...



East Rockaway High School gets FEMA Sandy grant  liherald.com

Nearly four years ago, East Rockaway High School was hit hard during Hurricane Sandy when the Mill River, which runs directly behind the building, overflowed ...



South Shore Residents Sound Off On Steep Water Bills  CBS New York

EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Some South Shore homeowners on Long Island are outraged over spiking water bills. The company says it's to ...



Friends rally to aid ailing East Rockaway man  liherald

East Rockaway resident Joe Murphy, 55, wants nothing more than for spring to arrive so he can go to a Mets game with his wife, Jackie, and their sons Ryan, 20, ...



East Rockaway High School holds graduation ceremony  liherald

East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School's Class of 2016 crossed the stage of the Harry Bunting Auditorium for the last time as high school graduates on June ...



American Water's 'conservation rate' sends water bills soaring  News 12 Long Island

New York American Water, which serves a good portion of Nassau County's South Shore residents, says a sudden jump in water bills is the result of what they ...



Working and playing hard paid off for East Rockaway's valedictorian and salutatorian  liherald.com

East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School's cass of 2017 valedictorian Natalia Cuttitta and salutatorian Katherine Calabrese were involved in an array of ...



East Rockaway native directs coming-of-age film in his hometown  liherald

In 1994, John Budion was a teenager and a student at East Rockaway High School, trying to make sense of the world. Now, he's directing an independent film ...



East Rockaway student adopted from Russian orphanage experiences first prom  Newsday

As Arthur McCormack walked the "runway" Wednesday evening at East Rockaway High School's pre-prom celebration, he received some of the biggest cheers ...



Customers Grill Water Company Executives Over Sky-High Bills  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Angry customers grilled water company executives Thursday night after getting bills that have doubled, even tripled. “I got the bill ...



Fundraiser nets over $5K for East Rockaway High School's Keith Lane scholarship  liherald.com

A garage sale fundraiser was held at the Main Street Firehouse in East Rockaway on April 15 and netted over $5,000 for the Keith Lane Visual Arts & Media ...



Rock Rivalry at East Rockaway High School  East Rockaway Herald

On March 18, all four classes at East Rockaway High School will took part in a time-honored tradition that has been a staple at the school since 1936. Seniors ...



East Rockaway High School seniors, juniors celebrate prom night  East Rockaway Herald

The junior and senior classes of East Rockaway High School enjoyed their pre-prom festivities under sunny skies before heading off to their prom last ...



Local director captures East Rockaway spirit in 'Rockaway'  liherald.com

In March 2016, my good friend Anthony was visiting his family in East Rockaway from Atlanta. We talked about getting a couple of the guys together for some ...



Water Balloon Fight Gets East Rockaway High School Students Banned From Graduation, Prom  CBS New York

EAST ROCKAWAY, NY (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island high school students are paying a hefty price for their end-of-year hijinks. The school principal ...



'The Beauty of Everyday Life'  East Rockaway Herald

Last Saturday, exactly two years ago after his death at age 63, friends, family, former students and members of the East Rockaway community celebrated the life ...



East Rockaway alum raises money for former teacher's ailing son  liherald

James Anemone played an hour's worth of classical music on the piano on Dec. 19 to raise money for his former East Rockaway High School teacher Peter ...



West Hempstead runs past East Rockaway  East Rockaway Herald

There is always intrigue when East Rockaway and West Hempstead meet on the football field. With each team operating a similar run-oriented, double wing ...



The late Frank Pignataro inducted into East Rockaway Community Hall of Fame  liherald.com

Frank Pignataro, who touched the lives of many young athletes, stressed the importance of sportsmanship and winning with grace. He used his passion for ...



LIer a proud ‘tomboy’ homecoming queen  Newsday

For Diana Locoteta, a tiara looked just right with ripped jeans and a jersey. The self-described 'tomboy' and 16-year-old East Rockaway High School senior was ...



Pre-prom party held on waterfront in East Rockaway  East Rockaway Herald

High School juniors and seniors had East Rockaway looking more like a Hollywood red carpet as they gathered on June 22 at the waterfront district to strut their ...



Sandy-ravaged school will get a free prom from Rent the Runway  New York Daily News

Fairy godmothers do exist. Three weeks ago, East Rockaway High School North was still so damaged from superstorm Sandy that its 560 students were ...



$293,000 in refunds ordered for water customers  Newsday

A state agency on Thursday ordered New York American Water to refund nearly $293,000 to Sea Cliff customers, as a Nassau County probe revealed that water ...



East Rockaway resident, 21, is grateful after heart transplant  East Rockaway Herald

Taylor Clarke celebrates two birthdays: the day she was born and her “re-birth” day. Her 21st birthday was last Sunday, but April 20 is the anniversary of the ...



Widman enters ERHS Athletics HOF  liherald.com

He started out tossing a rubber Spalding off the front stoop of his family's home on Yarmouth Road, sharpened his skills on the pitching mounds of East ...



Emotional reopening of E. Rockaway Sandy-damaged school  Newsday

Art teacher John Bishop was welcoming students back to East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School when he stepped away from the podium and started to ...



Richard 'Dick' Boll dies  East Rockaway Herald

Longtime East Rockaway resident and former firefighter Richard C. “Dick” Boll died peacefully on May 17, surrounded by his loved ones. He was 78. Boll was ...



Former student, teacher team up for CD release  East Rockaway Herald

East Rockaway High School graduate Tommy Barone always wanted to sing -- that is, when he wasn't playing football. His dream of putting together holiday ...



East Rockaway Elementary School Opens Its Doors To All Impacted By Sandy  CBS Local

EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Superstorm Sandy left its mark on children across the Tri-State Area. On Long Island, some flooded-out schools are ...



Summer programs in Nassau aim to keep students sharp  Newsday

Many school districts across Long Island powered through the summer, with scores of students taking part in special reading programs, art academies and ...



Hefele's number retired at East Rockaway HS  liherald.com

The following is the speech that was presented by Coach Joe Lores during the East Rockaway High School Pep Rally and award presentation ceremony.



A new heart for Taylor  liherald.com

“It's a miracle,” said Jack Clarke. “It's just a miracle.” When his 19-year-old daughter, Taylor, was feeling weak last fall, shortly after starting her sophomore year at ...



E. Rockaway bars students from graduation  Newsday

A group of seniors from East Rockaway High School won't attend their graduation ceremony Friday after district officials banned them for their role in a water ...



Long Island's 2008 valedictorians 10 years later  Newsday

Newsday caught up with some of Long Island's high school valedictorians from 2008. Here's what they've been up to, and the advice they have for today's ...



Photo Flash: SMASH Star Jeremy Jordan Joins the MAKE A MUSICAL Program to Rebuild East Rockaway High School's Stage  Broadway World

Broadway and Smash star Jeremy Jordan stopped by East Rockaway High School to help the students put the final touches on their performance and scenery ...



New York American Water Investigated Amid Overcharging Claims  Water Online

New York American Water is under scrutiny for what public officials see as questionable charges on customer bills.



An angel in their outfield  East Rockaway Herald

A tree planting and a plaque dedication at the John Street Complex in Bay Park last Saturday honored the memory of Giovanni “Gio” Cipriano, a 14-year-old ...



Elizabeth “Betty” O'Connor | Obituaries | poststar.com  Glens Falls Post-Star

August 13, 1922 — November 6, 2018. LAKE GEORGE — Elizabeth “Betty” O'Connor, 96, a resident of Lake George, passed away peacefully in the arms of ...



The Long Road To Storm Resiliency: Working On Sandy Recovery  Rockville Centre, NY Patch

The Long Road To Storm Resiliency - Rockville Centre, NY - In the coming years, millions of federal dollars will be flowing into Nassau. But where is it all going ...



LI students scramble to take first August SAT  Newsday

Hotel reservations. Long car rides to New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Bridge-and-tunnel traffic on the last weekend in August. For some high school students in ...



Long Island prom rewind, the 1970s  Newsday

It's time to travel back in time to attend Long Island proms of the past. Want to submit your vintage LI prom photos? Send them to josh.stewart@newsday.com.



LIJSL Honors 31 Scholarship Winners  SleterFC.com

The Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) honored 31 players for their efforts on the pitch, in the classroom and in their communities and its recent ...



With a little help from her friends  liherald.com

In what seemed more like a class reunion than a fundraiser, hundreds of former East Rockaway High School students — most from the class of 2010 — as well ...



Founder of LI Baroque Ensemble dies at 82  Newsday

Grib devoted most of her life to reviving public interest in musicians includingJohann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel.



DRS Mock trial team wins; Goldstein a Merit finalist  liherald

In the first competition of the season the mock trial team from Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere defeated East Rockaway High ...



LI prom rewind: 68 photos from the 1980s  Newsday

It's time to travel back in time to attend Long Island proms of the 1980s. Want to submit your vintage LI prom photos? Send them to josh.stewart@newsday.com.



En garde! Local teen is a fencing champion  liherald.com

Teenage fencer Andrew Machovec, a sophomore at East Rockaway High School, will head to Budapest, Hungary, next month to compete in international Cadet ...



Irish Ink Talented Quartet To 2018 Signing Class  Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

Jan. 29, 2018 By Joanne NorellNOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame fencing program has signed a quartet of talented prospects to National ...



Sept. 11 family still grieving, but moving on  liherald

“How do you sum up the life of your firstborn child who was murdered out of hatred?” asked Barbara Stern, of Oceanside, mother of Andrew J. Stern, a victim of ...



Providing a clean SLATE for addicts  liherald.com

A former heroin addict is taking steps to counter growing opioid and prescription painkiller abuse across Long Island with an organization he created that both ...



Making 'dam' good baseball bats  liherald

In a tucked-away Hampton Road lot, Peter Curti walked from his trailer office to a neighboring forest-green shack. As he entered, a hidden speaker began ...



Massapequa Robo Chiefs Take Part in National, Global Competitions  Patch.com

Massapequa, NY - Massapequa robotics students to take on the world with creations.



LI students battle with robots at competition  Newsday

Robots designed by students from Long Island and beyond spent Saturday scooping up and tossing large yellow jacks and even bigger square orange cushions ...



Student-athletes learn at Giants training center  NorthJersey.com

The New York Giants, USA Football & Hospital for Special Surgery team up to spread the word about healthy training.



Nassau: Puppets talking in Italian  Newsday

Woodbury elementary school students are getting help in learning a foreign language from special friends: puppets. Maria Cammarano, a teacher of Italian at ...



Nassau: Volunteers honored  Newsday

Two Nassau County students have been recognized at the state level for making their communities a better place. Samuel Lam of Jericho High School and Cory ...



Rebuilding Together Long Island provides free home repairs to low-income families  Newsday

For retiree Joe Botkin, some things are "much better than watching TV," especially if they involve elbow grease, construction tools and tears — the happy kind.



SCPD: 11 Year-Old Arrested After Threatening to Shoot Up Lake Ronkonkoma School  LongIsland.com

Lake Ronkonkoma, NY - April 30, 2018 - Suffolk County Police arrested an 11-year-old boy who made a terroristic threat while on the bus heading to his Lake ...



BWW Interviews: The Leading Men of NYMF - Jarrod Spector, Daniel Quadrino, Brandon Timmons & Mel Johnson Jr.  Broadway World

The New York Music Theater Festival can easily be considered a harbor for the freshest talents in musical theater. Over a period of several weeks, ...



William Paca Middle School Students Design Prototype Walking Boots for STEM Project  LongIsland.com

Mastic Beach, NY - October 31, 2016 - Recently, students in Dr. Christopher Kelly's technology classes at William Paca Middle School participated in a project ...



Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Collects Food and School Supplies for the Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry  LongIsland.com

Smithtown, NY - August 10, 2016 - Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta is hosting a summer food drive and collecting school supplies for the Smithtown ...



Young Adult Fiction Author Visits William Paca Middle School  LongIsland.com

Melissa Kuch, author of the four-part young adult fiction series The Hypothesis of Giants, visited classes at William Paca Middle School to discuss the process of ...



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