Five sophomores at John F. Kennedy High School participated and placed first in Northwell Health's Medical Marvels competition.
For three years, the coronavirus pandemic has prevented the North Merrick School District theater program from putting on a full production. But on March 17 and 18, Bellmore-Merrick residents will have the opportunity to take a stroll down the yellow brick road — and escape to another world — by viewing the district’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Keeping with tradition of creating incredibly fun and exciting holiday programs for the entire Jewish community, the Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh hosted its 17th annual Purim celebration at the Merrick Golf Course.
Sen. Steve Rhoads has gotten to work aiming to fulfill his campaign promise for a more affordable New York, with an initiative named just that. “A More Affordable New York” is part of the Senate Republican Conference’s “Rescue New York” agenda.
Today’s classrooms utilize technology just as frequently as in work, personal finances, and various other areas of life. What is found in a backpack today is completely unlike what was found only 20 years ago.
When Curt and Bobbie Arnel started adopting dogs from rescue groups, their eyes were opened to what these organizations go through to ensure the safety and well-being of countless dogs and cats. Wanting to do something to help, the Arnels, of Merrick, founded Rockin 4 Rescue, a nonprofit whose sole purpose is to give back to rescue groups on Long Island.
Michael Giangregorio has spent years working with local politicians on improving the lives of families affected by autism. Now he will get the chance to continue this work — and improve the lives of all of his constituents — as Nassau County’s newest legislator.
Over the next few months, Bellmore and Merrick residents can expect a lot of upgrades coming to parks in the Town of Hempstead, including some additional renovations to Newbridge Road Park.
Congregation Beth Ohr
The Jewish community of Bellmore-Merrick gathered last Sunday for the 28th Annual Mel Polay Purim Carnival.
Amateur astronomer Tom Lynch has been helping libraries in Nassau County purchase and maintain telescopes that can be borrowed, just like a book. All that, and more, is available at both of Bellmore's libraries.
Since taking office, President Biden has been the subject of all manner of criticism. Most of it focuses on his age. He is described as weak, bumbling, demented and a host of other unkind adjectives. But somehow . . .
Born with the teaching gene and not likely to recover any time soon: That is my self-diagnosis.
The moment Russian President Vladimir Putin marched his forces across the border into neighboring Ukraine, the world was shocked.
Last month I made my first visit to Capitol Hill since Dec. 28, 2020, the day I had cast my final vote on the floor of Congress before my retirement from the House of Representatives.