Bellmore-Merrick voters on Tuesday approved the Central High School District’s referendum to sell the Jerusalem Avenue school building to Nassau BOCES for $12 million. The referendum passed with roughly 75 percent of the vote in a Dec. 5 special election, in which 759 voted in favor and 278 voted against.
When educators and experts talk about the state of sex education in 2017, they return again and again to the concept of responsibility. The responsibility they speak of, however, has nothing to do with “safe sex,” the catchphrase so many adults remember from their middle and high school health classes.
Bellmore attorney Jeff Gold is asking a federal judge to award almost $250 million in damages to families of special-needs students who say their personal information was mined by Town of Hempstead employees in an attempt to re-elect Republican Supervisor Anthony Santino, who lost his re-election bid in November to Rockville Centre attorney Laura Gillen.
A federal judge has pushed the trial of outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto back to March, after a request from Venditto.
Four members and associates of the Gambino and Bonanno crime families, including a man from Bellmore, were arrested on Wednesday as part of a major federal investigation into cocaine dealing and racketeering.
Nearly 400 residents competed in the Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League’s “Hoops for Sadie” tournament at Kennedy High School in Bellmore on Nov. 26. The tournament honored Sadie Freifeld, a fifth-grade student at Birch Elementary School who, for the second time, is battling a childhood cancer of the nervous system called neuroblastoma.
The Bellmore Fire Department may install a new cell tower to improve communications between its three companies, located on Petit Avenue, Newbridge Road and Bellmore Avenue.
Bellmore residents are encouraged to take part in the race for fire commissioner in the Bellmore and North Bellmore fire districts.
Michael George, a 2007 John F. Kennedy High School graduate, has gone from being highlighted in the pages of the Bellmore-Merrick Herald to the pages of Variety and Forbes, according to his mother, Lisa.
Today’s Pet Sitting held their “Walk the Sweet Life” fundraiser on Nov. 19 to support medical treatment for local dachshund Spanky. With the support from individual donors and sponsors, the …
The Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition led a panel of local transgender residents at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook University on Nov. 16 for the group’s latest forum, which she dubbed Trans 101.
Paper airplanes were flying through the air recently at Martin Avenue Elementary School in the North Bellmore School District as sixth-graders learned about aerodynamics.
A new stone monument commemorating those who served in the Cold War, Desert Storm, the second Iraq War and war in Afghanistan adorns the Bellmore Veteran’s Memorial at the Bellmore Train Station.