Archive for November, 2012

Historical Society Seeks Hurricane Sandy and Winter Storm Athena Pictures

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

The Historical Society of East Rockaway  & Lynbrook would like to obtain and preserve photographs of the devastating “superstorm” and blizzard that followed.  It is their intention to create an  archive of pictures that were taken of Sandy and Athena by local residents and to eventually display those photos.

We are asking anyone with photographs to send them via email to the HSERL at HistoryPics@aol.com or if you can only provide hard -copies, please mail them to HSERL c/o 128 B Hempstead Avenue Lynbrook, NY 11563.  Kindly include your name and the municipality in which the photo was taken.  If you’d like to add any information, please feel free to do so.  All  pictures are welcome.

“This occurence is indeed one which we believe should be historically preserved in pictures so that the experience is saved for the future,”  said Pat Sympson, Secretary of  the Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook.

The Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook (HSERL) would like to obtain and preserve photographs of the devastating “superstorm” and the nor’easter blizzard that followed.  It is our intention to create an archive of pictures that were taken by local residents and businesses to eventually display those photos, and also to preserve this part of our history that has affected our communities and residents so much. Please send photographs via email to HSERL at HistoryPics@aol.com or if you can only provide hard-copies, please mail them to HSERL, c/o 128 B Hempstead Avenue, Lynbrook, NY 11563.  Kindly include your name and the municipality in which the photo was taken.  If you’d like to add any information, please feel free to do so.  All pictures are welcome.

Please forward this email to anyone you feel might want to share their photographs with HSERL.