At John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, the student government raised nearly $7,000 in just two weeks to fund a food drive for the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District’s Community Cupboard.
Sunrise Car Wash owner Ira Wishe, 46, of Syosset, said he knew instantly that he wanted to give back to the community after taking over the establishment in June. “I was on Wall Street for 20 years,” Wishe said, “and while I was there, I did a lot of philanthropy work, raised a lot of money for a lot of charities. It was very important for me to give back to local communities.”
On Nov. 18, parents in more than 50 school districts across New York state took part in Operation Shoe Drop — an initiative that was created in response to Covid-19-related mandates in schools.
A Girl Scout troop in North Bellmore had fun ahead of the holiday season, and learned the value in giving back to the community.
Members of the East Meadow Fire Department joined elected officials and Stew Leonard’s workers outside Stew Leonard’s on Nov. 18 to help give out over 40 boxes of turkeys ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Olivia Larocchia, of North Bellmore, is a Wellington C. Mepham High School graduate with a passion for environmental conservation and community service.
On Nov. 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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. …