A 44-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore on Sunday afternoon.
The Merrick Jewish Centre has served the South Shore’s conservative population since 1929. And for 40 of those years, Rabbi Charles Klein has served as spiritual leader and friend to the synagogue’s membership.
Like other students in the district, Ben Shaposhnikov, a 17-year-old student at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, has been playing music since fourth grade. Now, after eight years of practicing the …
The sky was overcast on Oct. 3 as people silently gathered around a skinny tree in Mepham High School’s courtyard for a ceremony. Beneath the sapling, a small gray plaque, flanked by two small American flags, read, “In memory of Roy Weinman, Class of 1941.”
On Monday, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, a Democrat, was expected to present her tentative 2019 budget to the Town Board. However, just before Monday’s special meeting began, the other six members of the Republican-controlled board held a news conference, announcing that they had their own spending plan, which they said would lower taxes by 4.2 percent.
The North Bellmore, South Bellmore, North and Central Merrick and South Merrick Civic Associations will host their annual “Meet the Candidates” forum on Oct. 25.
Two South Shore men are on a mission to change the way people see — and eat — halal food. Tahmid Bashir, of Merrick, and Adil Palwala, of Valley Stream, have created Hal & Al Meats and Provisions, a halal food distribution company, with hopes set on changing the halal food industry.
On Aug. 1, the Merrick Jewish Centre welcomed its new assistant rabbi, Jack Dermer. According to Centre officials, Dermer “hit the ground running,” with a moving Shabbat at the Beach, and an …
“We grew up in the 1960s, during a time of peace, love and caring for other human beings,” said Jerry Greenfield. “That’s who Ben and I were.”
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.
The images of destruction caused by Hurricane Florence last week were particularly frightening for Long Islanders, many of whom are still reeling from the havoc and devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought six years ago.
Fifty-one years ago a handsome hunk of a guy showed up for Rosh Hashana dinner at my parents’ house in Cedarhurst with an engagement ring in his pocket. He was all dark curls, red cheeks and heavy breathing, and he couldn’t even wait . . .
John C. O'Connell
Next week is the 17th Sept. 11 since Al Qaeda terrorists attacked the United States, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashing in a Pennsylvania field. Schools and villages will, I hope . . .