Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the U. S., and Jayne Dickie is trying her best to significantly lower those numbers.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was on Jan. 27, and educators in Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District commemorated the significant anniversary that holds profound historical importance through education and personal story telling from Holocaust and genocide advocates and survivors.
During Black History Month, many schools will celebrate and learn about the achievements of African-Americans, recognizing their contributions to the growth and development of the United States.
Several Winning Star Leaders at Winthrop Avenue School in the Bellmore School District facilitated a tour of the building for local school district administrators.
A group of students at John F. Kennedy High School who share a passion for coding formed a school club last year that is dubbed Girls Who Code.
As a member of the John F. Kennedy High School Community Leadership Program, junior Jayda Levine is one of a select group of students taking part in the three-year program.
Global School Play Day is celebrated each year on the first Wednesday in February, and promotes the importance of unstructured play for children in classroom settings.
Students at Sanford H. Calhoun High School took part in a voter registration event on Jan. 18, organized by the school’s Racial Equity Club, in honor of the Week of Service the district celebrates to accompany Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A scary incident at a North Bellmore elementary school last week turned into a joyous event, celebrating the bravery, compliancy and support of students, teachers and staff — while honoring and …
The South Merrick Community Civic Association is continuing to do its part to promote Jewish unity and community pride at home during the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. The civic association welcomed David Sussman, of David Sussman Israel Tours, to its first meeting of the year on Jan. 17.
It was a cold, overcast Tuesday, with temperatures below freezing, as students and teachers arrived at Newbridge Road Elementary School in North Bellmore. But the holiday break was still fresh in many minds, and many had renewed energy to get a good jump on their studies in 2024.
Watching the war between Israel and Hamas continue, I am heartbroken. Like any person of goodwill, I am pained by the babies, young people, women, elderly and all people taken hostage by Hamas, including my neighbor Omer Neutra.
As we leap, scoot, crawl or get dragged into 2024, the ceaseless message in our heads is that we need improvement. Apparently, our face, our furniture, our travel plans, our friendships, our dog food, our recipe for coq au vin are not quite right. We as human beings, struggling along in the most challenging times, are not quite enough.