Joined, in front of the North Merrick Fire Department, by several local firefighters, as well as Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, 8th District Senator John Brooks called on Sunday for the state to look into making the Southern State Parkway safer.
Hempstead Town Councilman and owner of Gennaro Jewelers, in Bellmore, announced this week that he would be stepping down from the council in June, after 17 years of service.
Officials in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District are looking for the public's OK to sell the Jerusalem Avenue school building to the Nassau Board of Cooperative Educational Services.
LI Helps founders Louis Iacona and Eddie Haar have their own recovery stories. Their organization helps others by filling in the gaps they felt were missing along the way.
An 83-year-old Merrick man was arrested for signing himself out of the hospital and stealing an ambulance when he became fed up with the care he was receiving on Tuesday.
Walking from South Nassau Communities Hospital’s busy parking lot to its main entrance, visitors pass trees and shrubbery lining an inviting path to a lobby with polished floors, snug couches and floor-to-ceiling windows. It is a pleasant way in to one of the region’s largest health care providers, but many more enter from the opposite side.
Hofstra’s baseball team is looking to reach new heights this spring with the return of veteran hitters. The Pride went 15-37 in 2016, but bring back position players who combined for 29 home runs and 136 RBIs.
The Vine Wine Bar, in Merrick, has commemorated Judy’ Mione's life by holding a fundraiser every April and participating in the St. Jude “Give Thanks. Give Hope. campaign,” in which it collects donations throughout the same month. This year's will take place on April 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cassidy Coveny, a sixth-grade student at Martin Avenue Elementary School, perfected her scratch-art illustration of a polar bear by removing black ink from a white sheet of paper. The project, part of North Bellmore School District’s Student Arts League, involved a method of textured shading to create pictures of furry or hairy animals.
As explained in previous columns, out of frustration with the wrangling over the Common Core curriculum after all these month (years?), I am offering my own suggestions as to what the ideal secondary course of study should look like. And as I’ve noted, many of these proposals are applicable on the elementary level as well.
On April 19, the Community Parent Center will partner with the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, the Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and North Merrick School District’s to present a true story of a father-son relationship that withstood seven years of acciction, recovery and relapse.
Jim Hamilton, a 60-year-old lifelone resident of Merrick, achieved a dream of his when he opened Balabalo's Hot Dogs on March 6.
Community members got a taste of the North Bellmore School District’s music program, as students performed at the March 9 board of education meeting for Music in Our Schools Month.