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Community

CCP Solutions building to be dedicated to Piskin

Mr. Irwin Piskin, resident of Bellmore since 1969, father of two sons, Wayne and Raymond, and husband to Lorraine, started his career as a salesman at a very young age in 1957 and worked his magic to …

Mepham fosters community connections with TEDx

Wellington C. Mepham High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District hosted its first motivational TEDx event aimed at reaching a span of generations in the local community.

Schools

JFK student a Long Island Math Scholar

Hugh Cheung, a ninth-grader at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, is among the 84 students this year selected as a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics.

High-schoolers lend veterans helping hand

Calhoun senior Nick Cantalupo walked alongside veteran Johnny Richard III as he held a shopping list in his hand that his wife had made for him. As he was helping Richard find women’s dress pants, Cantalupo told the Herald about his plans to enlist in the Army or Air Force after he graduates from high school.

Immigrant entrepreneurs

Nine bakeries –– six of them Italian pastry shops –– were in business in Elmont when Paul Sapienza took over his parents’ popular Hempstead Turnpike bakery, Sapienza’s, in 1973.