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Claudia Borecky, a Nassau County Board of Elections worker and president of the North and Central Merrick Civic Association, is challenging Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads for the 19th District seat this November. more
The Senior Pops Orchestra, an intergenerational group under the direction of Stephen Michael Smith, will appear at the Brookside School in North Merrick on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. The suggested donation is $5. more
Some people know Long Islander Tony Garofalo as a retired New York City Police Department sergeant. Others know him as a Douglas Elliman real estate agent. Still others know him as the talented John … more
Back in the day, Merokean Dan Forlenza, now 90, wanted to apply to The Cooper Union in Manhattan, considered among the most prestigious art, architecture and engineering schools in the country, with a minuscule acceptance rate. As was the case with most college applications, Cooper Union’s required an essay. Like so many young people who came of age during the Great Depression, however, Forlenza hadn’t traveled much beyond his childhood neighborhood of Ridgewood, Queens, so he didn’t think he had much to write about. more
Nasrin Ahmad, a Republican, began working as a file clerk in the Town of Hempstead Clerk’s office in 1998, before rising to the position of town clerk in September 2013, appointed after Mark Bonilla abruptly left office. Prior to that, the Salisbury resident served in an advocacy role in Parent Teacher Associations in the East Meadow School District, where she founded clubs that promoted diversity and helped include foreign cultures into the schools. more
The Mepham High School community is preparing for one of its most anticipated Homecoming festivities: the afternoon parade. As per tradition, students, teachers, administrators and community … more
Teachers and community members wasted little time in calling for public education reforms in the new school year when dozens of protesters gathered on Merrick Road for a Sept. 17 rally. … more
Shaving cream might not have been part of teachers’ lessons at Saw Mill Road Elementary School this September, but youngsters who attended North Bellmore Foundation for Academic Enrichment and … more
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) President and Chief Executive Officer Victor F. Politi in announcing the hospital is in full preparation for a possible hurricane heading toward the East Coast. more
Lee Ann Graziose, principal of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School in Bellmore, experienced a moment of peace and joy after Pope Francis’s Mass at Madison Square Garden last Friday, she says. more
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