A Mepham alum with a green thumb

Olivia Larocchia, of North Bellmore, is a Wellington C. Mepham High School graduate with a passion for environmental conservation and community service.

Covid vaccine eligibility expands

On Nov. 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

A celebration of life and faith at Congregation Ohav Shalom

It was a day of faith, family and community last Sunday, as Congregation Ohav Shalom, in Merrick, celebrated the arrival and completion of a new Sefer Torah.

Blakeman wins county executive's seat after absentee count

Town of Hempstead Councilman Bruce Blakeman, a Republican, retained his Election Night lead over Democratic Nassau County Executive Laura Curran after all absentee ballots were counted on Nov. 15, finishing with a 2,150-vote lead.

Child hit by car in N. Merrick

An 8-year-old student was hit by a vehicle near Camp Avenue Elementary School after dismissal on Nov. 24. The student was airlifted to Cohen’s Children’s Hospital in Manhasset. Details …

Kennedy eliminated by Long Beach

The Long Beach boys’ soccer team picked the perfect time to break out of its scoring slump.Aran Corbett scored the Marines’ first goal in over two weeks and Yeris Miranda added two more …

Beloved music teacher, cantor remembered

Victoria Sorrentino, who was known as Viki, was all about music. She was a vocal and piano coach for many years, helping local young people pursue music-oriented careers. At the Parish of St. …