Crime

Police: N. Bellmore man attacks Uber driver

A North Bellmore man is facing multiple charges after he kicked and punched his Uber driver’s car, then knocked the driver unconscious, according to Nassau County Police.

Calhoun’s “On Tour Company” presents Annual Improvisation Night

Sanford H. Calhoun High School was scheduled to host their annual “Evening of Improv” on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m., hosted by the director and members of the “On Tour Company,” before inclement weather forced a rescheduling. This upcoming performance is the third and final of the improvisation shows being held for the 2016-2017 school year.

Pair of semifinalists for Kennedy

A week after Kennedy produced six finalists and four champions at the Nassau Division I wrestling qualifying tournament hosted by Massapequa, the Cougars had mixed results last weekend at the county championships at Hofstra.

Bellmore-Merrick students making names for themselves in higher ed

At the conclusion of the fall semester, many colleges and universities throughout the country reached out to the Herald in recognition of local students who have distinguished themselves academically. We are pleased to continue to recognize these local students who are making names for themselves in higher ed.

County Executive race

Democratic county exec candidates to meet in forum

Three Democratic candidates vying for the seat of County Executive Ed Mangano, a Republican who is currently under federal indictment, will meet for the first time in what the Lakeview and Rockville Centre Democratic Clubs are billing not as a debate, but as a conversation.

Town of Hempstead beats winter with beets

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony J. Santino stood at the podium next to a crate of fresh beets. The next time it snows on Long Island, the Town of Hempstead Sanitation Department will use the juice of these vegetables in a brine solution to de-ice the roads, he announced.

Merrick teen leads day of giving to help those with breast cancer

Alyssa Mendelowitz, of Merrick, made Sunday a Fun Day of Giving and Spinning at Casa de Spin in Massapequa on Jan. 29. Mendelowitz, along with her classmates at the Schechter School of Long Island, assembled Necessities Bags to aid people with breast cancer.

BMCHSD Community Cupboard garners $1,500 donation

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Community Cupboard received a generous gift during the board of education meeting on Feb. 1. Members of the Bellmore Lions and Kiwanis clubs presented the cupboard with a $1,500 check.

Dancing into the New Year at Birch School

Birch School kindergartners in the Merrick School District celebrated the Chinese New Year with a traditional lion dance on Jan. 25.