After more than a year of debate, proponents of a playground in a vacant field in Merrick rejoiced last week as the Hempstead Town Board voted to accept county funding to start construction on the project.
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District held its first Advanced Science Research Day at Long Island University Post on Nov. 17.
According to federal prosecutors, outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto began a scheme involving kickbacks bribes and a “sham” job for Mangano’s wife with a former local restaurateur “immediately” after Mangano took office in 2010.
A Freeport man was arrested in Merrick with a handgun in his waistband on Sunday.
When Laura Gillen declared victory over incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino late Tuesday night, it wasn’t only Democrats celebrating the Rockville Centre attorney’s historic win.
Bernard Otterman, a child survivor of the Holocaust who went on to become a professor of engineering and head a successful real estate company in New York City, died early on the morning of Nov. 14 at his home in Old Westbury. He was 80.
Blaine Land of Merrick, was part of a group of more than 30 who wrapped an intense six-day bicycle ride through Israel last month.
Teamwork is not just important in the hockey rink, said New York Islander Nick Leddy, to the students of Birch Elementary School on Nov. 4. On the ice, all hands need to be on deck to score a goal, he added, just as all students need to work together on certain class assignments.
The Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League is holding a Nov. 26 tournament called “Hoops for Sadie” in honor of Sadie Freifeld, a fifth-grade student at Birch Elementary School who, for the second time, is battling a childhood cancer of the nervous system called neuroblastoma.
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On the Nov. 7 General Election ballot, there will be a proposition for voters to decide whether New York State should hold a Constitutional Convention. The North and Central Merrick and South Merrick …
The Merrick School District continued its tradition of acknowledging employees for their countless contributions and milestones, while welcoming them back with encouragement for the year ahead during the annual Superintendent’s Conference held on Aug. 31.
A new stone monument commemorating those who served in the Cold War, Desert Storm, the second Iraq War and war in Afghanistan adorns the Bellmore Veteran’s Memorial at the Bellmore Train Station.
“I think there’s nothing more important than restoring trust in our elected officials,” said Jay Jacobs, the Democratic chairman of Nassau County, as he joined with County Executive-elect Laura Curran and newly elected officials on the steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Wednesday afternoon.