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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Second of two parts. In the predawn darkness on a lonesome January day this year, Long Island Coalition for the Homeless volunteers were out amid a cold snap so harsh that it numbed hands and froze eyelashes, scouring the streets for the homeless. Greta Guarton was among them. more
Three weeks before Halloween, the surface of the moon turned blood red ... more
Sadie Salerno was born in 1906 in Manhattan. She grew up on Elizabeth Street in Little Italy, a middle child among six brothers and sisters ... more
The Calhoun High School On Tour Company, the school’s magnet drama program that takes in students from Merrick and Bellmore, will hold its second annual Halloween Family Funfest on Nov. 1 at the school. more
The Merrick Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat Parade on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11 a.m. The costume procession will start at Purick Park, at Merrick and Loines avenues. more
Merrick American Legion Post No. 1282 will conduct its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Merrricks’ Veterans Memorial Park starting at 10:30 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park is at the corner of Merrick and Lee avenues, which is across the street from the Camp Avenue Elementary School. The park’s address is 1580 Little Whaleneck Road, Merrick. All are invited to attend. more
The race for the New York State Legislature’s 14th Assembly District pits the incumbent, Republican David McDonough, of North Merrick, against Gaspare Tumminello, a Democrat from Merrick, who is deputy chief of staff for the Nassau County Legislature’s Democratic minority. Tumminello, a native of Franklin Square, had previously run unsuccessfully for Nassau County legislator in the 8th District in 2009. This year, the Herald asked each of the candidates to fill in a four-question survey about their positions on salient state issues. The 14th Assembly District takes in all or parts of Freeport, Roosevelt, Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore, North Bellmore, Wantagh, North Wantagh, Seaford and Massapequa. more
New York State Senate candidate Michael Venditto, a Republican from Massapequa, is running for the 8th Senate District seat vacated by Charles Fuschillo Jr., a Merrick Republican, in January. Venditto’s one-time opponent, David Denenberg, a Democrat from Merrick, recently dropped out of the race amid civil fraud charges leveled at him by his former law firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron. The Herald asked Venditto to speak about the issues. more
The sting seemed innocuous. A bee nipped Jenn Sommermann in the leg as she entered the water at the River Cities Triathlon, contested around the Cypress Black Bayou, near Shreveport, La., in August 2011. more
Kennedy High School students, faculty and staff were treated to an action-packed day of festivities for the 2014 Homecoming celebration.The Kennedy Cougars varsity football team took on the Jericho … more
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