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Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran, a Democrat from Baldwin who represents part of Merrick, and Bob Young, an environmental activist from Merrick, are among the local organizers preparing for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, Sept. 21, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Columbus Circle in Manhattan. more
Patients should stop thinking of powerful pain medications like Oxycontin and Vycodin as slightly stronger versions of Tylenol and Advil. Rather, they should think of them as “heroin pills.” That’s according to Dr. Andrew Kolodny, president of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing and chief medical officer for Phoenix House, a national, nonprofit drug treatment agency. more
Seaford’s longtime congressman, Peter King, is looking to return to Washington next year, seeking his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. more
Lisa Parisi of Oceanside is one of the lucky ones. When her home on Carrel Avenue was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, most of the reconstruction costs were covered by her flood insurance. For the … more
The 25th annual Saint Brendan the Navigator Long Beach Irish Day Parade and Festival, organized by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, is set for Saturday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. The parade steps off at … more
The Jaime Whelan Foundation will hold its seventh annual scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Beach House, 906 W. Beech St., from 2 to 6 p.m. The event is held in memory of the late … more
Sunny skies and prime waves helped kick off the 17th annual Unsound Pro surf competition on Thursday morning. The event, which will be held from Sept. 18-21 at Lincoln Boulevard, is presented by … more
Every morning, Ruth “Dodo” Berk makes herself a cup of coffee and a piece of toast, and sits down at the table in her Lido Beach Towers apartment to play solitaire. She planned to start Thursday … more
All three Bellmore-Merrick high schools were named to The Daily Beast’s “Top High Schools of 2014” national ranking, Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District officials said … more
The Merrick Board of Education on Sept. 9 approved school tax exemptions for local veterans, ending months of rancor that followed the board’s choice last winter to miss a deadline to pass the exemptions for the 2014-15 school year. more
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