Students from John F. Kennedy High School bolstered the school’s reputation for top-notch science education on Feb. 3, when they finished fourth out of 41 teams in the Nassau East Regional Science Olympiad competition.
After 23 years during which a county championship win was a close but elusive dream, the Bellmore-Merrick bowling team struck victory on Feb. 2, and is now rolling toward the state tournament.
The Nassau County Police Department responded to a North Merrick burglary that occurred at 10:35 a.m. on Feb. 8.
For his Hofstra University study abroad program, Gurkamal Dadra could have chosen one of the many typically sought-after destinations — bustling cities such as Paris, Madrid or Rome. Instead, he will spend a semester in the Central Asian country Kyrgyzstan.
Vincent J. Gabriele, of North Merrick, was a delegator. Whatever organization he joined, or cause he threw his weight behind, he insisted on taking charge — and the results spoke for themselves, according to his son Michael.
“I didn’t even know the scoreboard went that high,” St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School Principal Leeann Graziose remarked when she saw that the SEAS team had surged ahead of Holy Families of Hicksville by 2 points to win one thriller of a basketball game on Jan. 24.
The Merrick fire department responded to a house fire on Merrick Avenue between Arbor and Ripley Lanes at around 4 p.m. on Jan. 28.
Everywhere Irma Kass went, friends and former colleagues recognized her. Quick trips to the supermarket turned into hour-long conversations, her family fondly remembered. They were even stopped while on a vacation in Israel, far from their Bellmore home. Kass’s decades in education made her a known face in the community.
Five John F. Kennedy High School students were involved in a serious car accident in Merrick on the way home from wrestling practice Tuesday night.
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.
Letter to the Editor
New York, along with the rest of the nation, is in the middle of a deadly opioid epidemic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the average life expectancy of Americans continued a three-year decline driven by deaths from overdoses. The rate of overdose deaths involving opioids other than methadone increased by 45 percent from 2016 to 2017.
As New York Democrats look ahead to two years of majority control of the State Senate — and the Assembly and the governor’s mansion — they should also remember the past and learn from their predecessors’ mistakes.
The operative word above is “think,” because no parent can ever know his or her child, especially during the firestorm known as adolescence.
We aren’t so much leaping into the New Year as we are fleeing the old one.
Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . .