Nassau County police have arrested 21-year-old Ryan Lindquist, of Massapequa, in connection with the murder of Merokean Evan Grabelsky, a 32-year-old special education paraprofessional who dedicated his life to helping others. Lindquist was to be arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on Saturday. At press time early Saturday morning, police did not say precisely how Lindquist was involved in the murder. A news conference was to be held later in the day, at which time further details were to be offered.
Along Sunrise Highway, situated among bustling businesses, stands the Treehouse Cafe, which closed eight years ago. Although it once was the area’s go-to sports bar and restaurant, the brown, wooden exterior now buckles and the inside lies barren. Merrick and Bellmore residents recently rallied for changes to what they described as a blight on the neighborhood.
Celebrity chef Jonathan Scinto — better known as Chef Jonathan — is putting Long Island families on television worldwide. Currently in production, the first season of “Family Kitchen Revival” will feature eight local families, each sharing their stories of hardship. During a day with the chef, the families will prepare a meal for community members who lent them support.
Mepham came painfully close last spring — a couple of runs, to be exact — to capturing its first-ever Nassau County softball title. This year, there was no denying its bid to make history.
A man was found stabbed to death in his Merrick house late Saturday night, according to Nassau County police and published reports. The 32-year-old man, whose name has not been made public, was …
Once again, the Bellmore Kiwanis’ and Lions’ festival celebrating tiny red sweets was a hit.
Susan Ellinghaus, principal of the Meadowbrook Alternative Program in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, was recently lauded as one of the most devoted supporters of public education …
During their May meeting, the Merrick Board of Education and administration honored the district’s nine students who were selected for this year’s Nassau County All-County Art Exhibit held at …
There are certain days when all uniformed police officers in the Nassau County Police Department’s Baldwin-based 1st Precinct are unable to respond to crimes for several hours, according to the …
Baldwinite Vincent “Bobby” Ferrari has a difficult time hearing those who are talking right in front of him — the 99-year-old often has to ask people to raise their voices, or repeat …
The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …
The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.
A crowd of parents and children sat in the East Meadow Public Library, eagerly waiting for the start of Saturday-morning Story Time. The guest reader was Bella Noche, whom many in Manhattan know as a “drag mermaid” for her nautical-themed outfits.
The decisive moment came on July 21, 1969, according to NASA’s flight log. The Apollo 11 lunar module . . .
As a child of the Rockaways, I have always thrived on salt air. I had sand in my shoes from the time I could walk, and the rhythm of the waves somehow syncs with my heart. For us Long Islanders . . .
Whether we like it or not, our political system and our erratic president are wearing us down on a daily basis, so it’s worthwhile to switch to a completely different topic. At this time of year, I favor discussing college graduations and the Yankees.