BREAKING NEWS: Merrick voters pass $19.9M school bond


Merrick man alleges assault by Nassau cop

A Merrick man has filed a complaint with Internal Affairs at the Nassau County Police Department, alleging he was beaten by an officer last weekend while trying to see his dying mother in the hospital.

Fashion Spotlight

Helping women dress for success

To celebrate its 40-year anniversary, and to help fellow women look their best selves in the workplace, the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women hosted a highly successful “40 and …

High-schoolers lend veterans helping hand

Calhoun senior Nick Cantalupo walked alongside veteran Johnny Richard III as he held a shopping list in his hand that his wife had made for him. As he was helping Richard find women’s dress pants, Cantalupo told the Herald about his plans to enlist in the Army or Air Force after he graduates from high school.

Schools

JFK student a Long Island Math Scholar

Hugh Cheung, a ninth-grader at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, is among the 84 students this year selected as a Long Island Young Scholar of Mathematics.

An 11-year battle

Four-year-old Nash Luker sat at his kitchen table, playing with a couple of toy steam engines. Asked what he likes about them during an interview with the Herald, he said, “The pistons, because they keep the wheels moving.”