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There are two words that best describe America during World War II: sacrifice and teamwork. These words are easily applied to Freeporters who lived here during the war years. Between 1941 and 1945, … more
Thousands of Freeporters lined Merrick Road on Monday, May 25, to watch the Memorial Day Parade, that honored Freeport’s veterans and remembered those who died in service to their country. This … more
A federal judge will wait an extra two weeks to sentence Dave Denenberg, a former Nassau County legislator from Merrick, for defrauding a legal client of $2.3 million. His sentencing was scheduled for May 22, but the judge granted a requested delay until June 5. more
Like many hospitals regionally and nationwide, South Nassau Communities Hospital is adjusting to the changing face of health care delivery and accommodating patient needs. more
The MTA announced on Thursday that Long Island Rail Road Service between Hicksville and Mineola on the Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma Lines has been suspended for this Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and … more
More than 200 residents of Elmont and the surrounding communities packed Sewanhaka High School on May 7 to ask questions and hear details about a proposed $400 million stadium, restaurant and retail … more
When Suzanne Reek, of Wantagh, used to bring her young son, Joseph, to the dentist, she would hire a team of two to six people to carry him into the office. Once there, he was strapped down to an examination table for treatment in what the American Dental Association calls a “papoose board,” essentially a stretcher with wide Velcro braces. In the end, Reek said, she would be hit with a $5,000 bill because her son, who suffered from extreme “dental anxiety,” would inevitably need to be sedated during treatment, which insurance didn’t cover. more
Peter Hawkins was the first to complete the 26.2-mile Long Island Marathon on May 3. The 51-year-old Malverne resident won the wheelchair division of the race, completing it in two hours and 10 minutes. It was Hawkins’ 22nd L.I. marathon. more
Merrick Herald Life Senior Editor Scott Brinton, third from right, who is an adjunct journalism professor at Hofstra University, recently brought his Issues in Science Reporting students to a cleanup in the Merrick woodlands off the Meadowbrook Parkway to help out and report on the event. More than 50 volunteers attended the cleanup. more
Long Islanders who want to participate will set out non-perishable food by their mailboxes on May 9, which will then be picked up by their letter carriers while delivering the day’s mail. more
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