Olympian Gabby Douglas tells Coleman Country campers to keep trying

“Do you want to see my medals?” asked three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas to a group of roughly 100 campers at Coleman Country Day Camp in Merrick.

Annapolis US Naval Academy Arrives in Freeport

United States Navy Tall Ships, in an annual tradition, will arrive at Long Island's famed Nautical Mile in the Village of Freeport, on Thursday, Aug 10 at 11 a.m. The Annapolis US Naval Academy will be sailing up from Maryland carrying Midshipmen cadets and officers as part of the curriculum for the Academy Squadron Training Program.

Bellmore-Merrick named among NY’s top districts

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District was recently named the 34th best district in the state by Niche.com.

NIFA: County making progress, but new revenues, cuts still needed

Nassau County’s fiscal control board released a report last week with good and bad financial news for the county.

Crisis Center seeks volunteers

Suicide is up 24 percent over the past 14 years, and the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 13 to 24. The news is grim. Where is the hope?


Second of two parts In the previous column, I described an exciting program called “My Own Book Fund,” which strives to help inner city school children. Specifically, I shared an interview with Dan Greenburg, one of the volunteers for the programs who is very excited about the impact which it’s having.