Nassau Dems chair attacks Maragos in letter

Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs on Monday went after county comptroller and Democratic candidate for county executive George Maragos, in an open letter headlined “Why I chose not to endorse George Margos for county executive.”

Merrick resident born to play baseball

Calhoun alumnus Zach Goldstein, a utility player at Southern New Hampshire University, is anticipating this year's MLB draft, for which he is now elligible.

Empire Hose Company’s first annual ‘Eggstravaganza’ a hit

On April 15, Empire Hose Company 3, in Merrick, hosted their first annual Easter “Eggstravanganza,” and according to Ron Luparello, of the department, it was a smashing success.

Merrick awards tenure and more to its staff ‘stars’

The Merrick School District Board of Education took time on April 4 to recognize the hard work of its teachers and administrators, as they granted tenure to Chatterton Principal Dana Bermas and Assistant Principal Scott Jackson. Five other faculty members were also recognized as “Merrick Stars,” as the room cheered.

Korean War veterans keep their stories alive

On April 17 the Nassau County chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association celebrated its 25th anniversary at Ayhan’s Shish Kebab in Baldwin.

Bike-to-Work Fashion Parade

The Long Island alternative transportation advocacy organization, Car-less Long Island, is holding its second annual Long Island "Bike-to-Work Parade" on Saturday, April 29. Gathering for the parade begins as 9 a.m. at Hofstra University's North campus.

Community clean-up day in Merrick

Legislator Laura Curran and Senator John Brooks are co-sponsoring a community cleanup in Merrick on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District gets bump in state aid

The governor’s recently passed 2017-2018 budget includes a healthy increase in state aid for the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.


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