State Sen. John Brooks pushed on June 8 for a bill that would change the rules by which districts receive state aid, and, Brooks said, could bring property tax relief to Long Islanders. Brooks’ …
As the school year draws to a close, the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District has announced six students in the Class of 2018 who have distinguished themselves in academics and …
Nassau County police were on-scene for hours at a home in Merrick Wednesday, where police officials reported an officer-involved shooting occurred.
On June 1, construction on the North Bellmore Public Library began for a long-awaited, 13-month re-design and expansion project. Staff members have moved to a temporary location with limited space …
The State Board of Regents is set this month to review new regulations that could penalize districts that have significant numbers of students opting out of standardized tests.
It’s the last day of school. I see tears streaming down my peers’ cheeks. But why?
Bodies started turning up in South Shore parks and woodlands in the past year and a half: teenagers hacked to death with machetes or shot in the face by members of the ruthless El Salvadoran gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Only two members of the current Town of Hempstead Board were elected to their posts without first having been appointed to them. That’s it. Two.
John C. O'Connell
After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .
Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.