With the sun beating down at mid-morning, a girls’ cross-country team was recently running up and down the half-mile-long hill on the south side of the Town of Hempstead’s Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick, sweating profusely and breathing hard in the 90-degree-plus heat. Taking it all in from the side of the seashell-coated path was a red fox –– yes, a red fox –– which stood in the shade, motionless and silent, panting continuously, its eyes half-shut. The runners appeared unfazed by its presence.
Jerry Foster doesn’t speak of getting his hands dirty when referring to his work. He likes to say that he gets his hands wet. Foster, 53, of Merrick, owns Freeport Kayak Rentals, a part-time seasonal venture that he started in 2013. Now in its fourth summer, the business is growing by word of mouth, and Foster said he is having the time of his life.
It was a balmy August morning at Newbridge Park Pool in Bellmore as dozens of young swimmers lined the lanes to swim as many laps as they could for a worthy cause. The “Swim-A-Cross” program, sponsored by the Town of Hempstead and the American Red Cross on Long Island, encouraged swim teams from across the township to raise funds for the Red Cross by swimming laps.
Shots were fired outside a North Bellmore liquor store around 6:35 p.m. on Monday, according to Nassau County police. It all began when three men entered Newbridge Wine and Liquors, at 1377 Newbridge Road, on Aug. 8 and stole assorted bottles of liquor, police said. The trio left the store and stashed the merchandise in a 2015 Toyota Corolla parked out front.
Mets third baseman David Wright was holding an impromptu news conference amid a crush of reporters around noon on Monday when the 5- to 7-year-old campers started to cheer his name repeatedly, followed by three thunderous claps.
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John Scalesi, of Bellmore, recently served as a volunteer at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, at which Donald Trump received the GOP nomination for president.
To celebrate Lions Clubs International’s centennial, the Bellmore Lions Club recently partnered with the North Bellmore School District to clean up the community and make the lives of seriously ill children just a little better.
The July 13 meeting of the Bellmore Historical Association featured a discussion on “Bellmore: Then and Now,” for which the group exhibited items from and displayed photos of Bellmore landmarks from as far back as the 1800s, and discussed the contrast between the hamlet’s past and present.
When Kennedy High School math teacher Allen Ma discusses his instructional methodology and educational philosophy, he does not speak of equations and theorems. He doesn’t even mention solutions.
Normally talkative and cheerful, Bellmorite Margaret Pearsall suddenly turned quiet and sorrowful. “Don’t start,” she said. “Don’t bring that up. It’s very sad. …
Enjoy a “farm-tastic” week at St. Peter's Barnyard Roundup VBS where kids learn Jesus Gathers Us Together! At St. Peter's VBS, kids learn how Jesus cares, provides, leads, forgives, and is our Savior. He gathers us together now and forever, …