The New York State Council of School Superintendents has chosen Belmore Public School District Superintendent Joe Famularo as their 2024 New York State Superintendent for the Year.
The League of Women Voters of East Nassau recently partnered with the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, a nonprofit and nonpartisan environmental organization, to host a vastly informative presentation on the drastic consequences that climate change could have not only globally, but particularly on Long Island.
In light of recent events that have brought the issue of hate to the forefront in local communities, the Bellmore-Merrick Democratic Club hosted a panel last week featuring key leaders, to encourage an open discussion about these incidents in order to figure out solutions.
The fall festival that the Bellmore community looks forward to year after year is just around the corner. Due to an inclement weather forecast during the weekend of Sept. 23-24, the festival which attracts hundreds of vendors from near and far, was postponed until October.
For 30 years, members of the Merrick community have been gathering annually for a softball game. It’s not just any regular game though, because the crew has long been raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, also known as JDRF.
Two virtual hearings took place last week with the state’s Public Service Commission, regarding Liberty Utilities’ proposal to increase water rates in the Long Island communities it serves by a cumulative 34.2 percent.
The Chabad Hebrew School of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh made learning about the high holidays fun this year, with a Rosh Hashana Street Fair.
Richie Capizzi was a special person. A revered pastry chef, he was known by his family and friends not only for his talent in the kitchen, but also for his kindness. For a decade, Capizzi was involved with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national nonprofit that funds research into pediatric cancers.
Fair season is just around the corner for Bellmore-Merrick.
Alessandro Barsallo has been flying on planes for as long as he can remember.
In recent times, far too many New Yorkers have been forced to flee the place they’ve spent most of their lives, driven out by high taxes, an ever-increasing cost of living . . .
Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive . . .
A poll conducted by nextLI/Newsday discovered a not-so-puzzling contradiction. A majority of Long Island residents want more local housing options . . .