The close friends who grew up together playing hockey at the Bellmore-Merrick Roller Hockey rink never grew far apart.
Bellmore’s and Merrick’s libraries will once again take part in the Great Give Back, a community event celebrating public service.
A local 96-year-old recently triumphantly conquered Covid-19.
Wellington C. Mepham senior Helena Fu, 17, was recently named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Students — based on their Preliminary SAT scores — are selected to …
The Mepham boys’ soccer team is back to breathing rarefied air – though for the time being it’ll have to be shared with a clinging conference rival.
The race for the Town of Hempstead 6th Councilmatic District pits Republican Dennis Dunne Sr., of Levittown, against Democrat Matthew Galante, who is making his first foray into politics.
Students in the district’s Prep Academy are hitting the waves for the first time this fall in Long Beach, taking part in a special program designed to teach those with physical and intellectual disabilities how to surf.
Among the mass of tents and booths at the Bellmore Street Festival two weekends ago, attendees may have stumbled upon a small table manned by Christopher Prainito and James LaSalle, John F. Kennedy High School seniors. They were promoting their nonprofit, Students Giving Trees.
On Sept. 28, the South Merrick Community Civic Association hosted its first in-person meeting in nearly two years because of limitations created by Covid.
After 43 years in the pulpit, Rabbi Charles A. Klein is retiring from the Merrick Jewish Centre at the end of this year.
The Merrick Chorale — a community favorite — will make its return to the stage this holiday season, following a hiatus last year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On Aug. 14, Haiti — the Caribbean island nation ravaged by an earthquake in 2010 — was struck again by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. With more than 130,000 buildings destroyed, more than …
Hispanics are Nassau County’s fastest-growing ethnic population, County Executive Laura Curran noted in mid-September, the start of Hispanic Heritage Month . . .
Although I was raised in the United States as a Hispanic immigrant, born to immigrant parents, I have long been blasé about Hispanic Heritage Month.
Have you noticed that the seams don’t meet the right way and the doorjamb is wobbly? Our house is unstable. The beams of this great edifice called America are slightly off plumb in a number of disturbing ways.
October is a unique month. It’s the time for apple picking, watching the trees change color and, if the weather permits, taking long car trips to interesting places. It’s also the time for candidates for public office . . .
A friend was lamenting the anti-vaccine movement and those who advocate their freedom from mandates, government or otherwise, to become vaccinated against Covid-19.