The Chabad Center of Merrick and Bellmore held its Simchat Torah celebration on Oct. 11, hosting hundreds of residents who dined on sushi in their sukkah, participated in a holiday service and danced with the Torah.
In Daniel Braum’s short story “A Girl’s Guide to Applying Superior Makeup and Dispelling Commonly Found Suburban Demons,” a South Shore teenager discovers a dark power within herself when she rescues an older girl from a sexual assault while waiting in line for Billy Joel tickets at the Nassau Coliseum in 1985.
Seeking his second two-year term as a county legislator, Steven Rhoads is being challenged by Bellmore resident Jeff Gold. District 19 includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport.
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.
Wayne Resnick had two hours left in his shift when he found himself on the ride of his life — inside a hospital elevator.
Crown Gastropub in Bellmore will be holding an Inaugural Golf Tournament on Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Golf Club at Middle Bay in Oceanside. Tickets are $150 per person and all proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross and its Hurricane Irma Relief efforts.
The Wellington C. Mepham High School varsity football team advanced to 5-0 this season with a resounding homecoming victory over New Hyde Park Memorial High School on Friday night.
The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association announced this week that Rocco Morelli, of North Bellmore, is the association’s Personality of the Month for October.
Mepham High School’s junior varsity cheerleaders, joined by their coach, Michelle Spinelli, made their voices heard at the Autism Speaks Walk, last weekend at Jones Beach.
The Mepham High School Key Club will be dedicating a plaque to commemorate the citizens who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Friends and family of Tina “Katina” Depuis are holding a commemorative “Biker Run” on Oct. 22, starting at 12 p.m. on Grand Avenue in Bellmore.
Trumpets, please! The annual back-to-campus, back-to-school columns are now behind us. School bells have rung across Long Island. It’s time for another tradition: namely, study tips, tricks and techniques that really work.