Bellmore, Merrick civics hosting 'Meet the Candidates Night'

The North Bellmore, South Bellmore, North and Central Merrick and South Merrick Civic Associations will host their annual “Meet the Candidates” forum on Oct. 25.

The light shines on Bellmore's new solar store

Have you considered investing in solar energy but want a hands-on look at the technology with the guidance of experts at your side? Bellmore’s newest business, PowerBoy, is the first store in the nation offering just that, according to owner and founder Jim Solano.

A sign of life in Bellmore Village

In the mid-1990s, Bellmore’s downtown shopping district was barren, with little activity and empty storefronts, until a revitalization project breathed new life into the area. Downtown Bellmore, now known as Bellmore Village, became a vital part of the community, and serves as a major economic asset to this day.

Safety and the 2nd

In the 'golden hour of survival'

It takes a roomful of cool heads and years of expertise to treat a gunshot wound. Even then, adrenaline runs high among emergency department staff, and the patient is never guaranteed to live — no matter where the bullet wound is on the body.


It’s hurricane season, so be prepared

The images of destruction caused by Hurricane Florence last week were particularly frightening for Long Islanders, many of whom are still reeling from the havoc and devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought six years ago.

Randi Kreiss

Promises kept, in the wilds of the High Sierra

Fifty-one years ago a handsome hunk of a guy showed up for Rosh Hashana dinner at my parents’ house in Cedarhurst with an engagement ring in his pocket. He was all dark curls, red cheeks and heavy breathing, and he couldn’t even wait . . .

John C. O'Connell

‘No day shall erase you from the memory of time’

Next week is the 17th Sept. 11 since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashing in a Pennsylvania field. Schools and villages will, I hope . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Trade that’s not fair can’t really be free

Every president has an opportunity to leave a mark on America. The most consequential impact the administration of Donald Trump may have is in the area of international trade.