Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports.
Residents from around Nassau County gathered outside New York American Water’s new headquarters in Merrick on Sunday, where they chanted, “Stop the increase, go public water!”
Part one in an ongoing series. People arrive on Long Island from points around the world. According to statistics, the pace of immigration has accelerated over the past two decades, changing the face of Long Island, which was known for years as a largely white suburb of New York City. Over the next seven weeks, the Herald will document the lives of the immigrants and people of color who are rapidly transforming Long Island’s demographics and reshaping its educational, political and economic landscapes.
In two days, two motorcyclists crashed in the Bellmore-Merrick area. One was killed, and the second was rushed to a nearby hospital in serious condition, according to Nassau County police. On …
Three Merrick men and one East Meadow man were arrested and charged last week with heroin dealing in Merrick and Bellmore in September, according to Nassau County police.
The Merrick Union Free School District Board of Education will host a special community forum on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to discuss the capital improvement bond referendum that will be presented to the community for vote in early December. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Cub’s Cave at Levy Lakeside Elementary School, located at 21 Babylon Road in Merrick.
On a recent sunny Sunday, Dagger II painted colorful brush strokes on a canvas in front of Merrick’s family-operated Mutts & Butts. Underneath the shade cast by a tarp, Dagger — who sported his signature red beret — picked up his makeshift brush with his mouth, wagged his tail and waited for his owner to say the word.
For every large-scale social movement, there is a “tipping point, that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire.” So wrote New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell in . . .
Merrick Boy Scout Troop 225 invites all boys to join in the fun of scouting. The troop will hold an open house in the Birch Elementary School auditorium in Merrick on Monday, Sept. 26, from 8 to 9 p.m.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have identified a man who was struck and killed by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train on Friday at about 12:45 a.m., according to MTA spokesman Salvatore Arena.
Thousands of fair-goers flooded Merrick Avenue on Saturday and Sunday for the annual Merrick Fall Festival, sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce.The event was full of surprises and …
With the sun beating down at mid-morning, a girls’ cross-country team was recently running up and down the half-mile-long hill on the south side of the Town of Hempstead’s Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick, sweating profusely and breathing hard in the 90-degree-plus heat. Taking it all in from the side of the seashell-coated path was a red fox –– yes, a red fox –– which stood in the shade, motionless and silent, panting continuously, its eyes half-shut. The runners appeared unfazed by its presence.
The first female musician to join the Freeport Fire Department Band, Vilma deVroeg, died at home in North Merrick on Aug. 22. She was 82.
Players anxiously watched the little white ball make its rounds across red and white squares as they waited for the roulette results to be announced. The dealer called out the winning numbers, as players examined the bets they had placed. Casino Night was well under way at the Merrick Empire Hose Company No. 3 on July 30.
As a class project, Anne Garton, a teacher at St. John’s Lutheran Church Early Childhood Center in Merrick, had her students plant sunflowers last spring. Milan Menna’s sunflower started out much like everyone else’s –– average size in a pot.