Merrick Chamber installs leaders, celebrates honorees — in person

Gathering for an in-person dinner for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Merrick Chamber of Commerce installed its leaders last week at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place.

Construction at Newbridge Road Park begins

Renovations at the Newbridge Road Park playground by the Town of Hempstead are underway.

St. Francis Episcopal Church welcomes Rev. Grace Flint

Following an eight-month-long stretch without a leader, St. Francis Episcopal Church welcomed the Rev. Grace Flint to its ministry on April 1.

Garden volunteers promote sustainability at St. Francis

Community members young and old gathered at St. Francis Episcopal Church in North Bellmore last Saturday for a day full of events in honor of Earth Day.

Celebrating Earth Day at Levy Park

There was no better place to celebrate Earth Day, and honor young artists from across the Town of Hempstead, then Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve.

Jerry Kremer

America’s most familiar football, political variety

Whether you knew it or not, there are many types of football games. According to Wikipedia, the roster includes Jorkyball, cycle-ball, football tennis . . .

Randi Kreiss

Facts, fiction and when to fish for shad

I’m afraid if you didn’t cut your hair in March, potty train your 2-year-old, castrate your farm animals, quit smoking or get married, you probably missed the optimal moment for such events.


The medical facility a great community needs

Things we don’t want in our backyards: incinerators, releasing toxic fumes in the air. Nightclubs, with late-night rooftop music. Prisons, with their high walls and guarded towers.


Let’s let New York Power Authority take on Con Edison

Amid new reports of almost half a million New Yorkers struggling to catch up with their electricity bills, Con Edison’s decision to request further increases of up to 20 percent from state regulators is a slap in the face.