From Calhoun to Mepham

Eric Gomez sat in Calhoun High School’s main office and recalled the interactions that he has had with students there during his five years as assistant principal. Each, he said, reminded him why he chose a career in education.

Bellmore author releases 7th novel

Genre-hopping local author Vincent Scialo has released his seventh novel, six years after his last, and according to him, it’s a tale of mystery and suspense revolving around “the role of chance,” that may remind readers of the “Final Destination” film series.

Olympian Gabby Douglas tells Coleman Country campers to keep trying

“Do you want to see my medals?” asked three-time Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas to a group of roughly 100 campers at Coleman Country Day Camp in Merrick.

NIFA: County making progress, but new revenues, cuts still needed

Nassau County’s fiscal control board released a report last week with good and bad financial news for the county.

Crisis Center seeks volunteers

Suicide is up 24 percent over the past 14 years, and the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 13 to 24. The news is grim. Where is the hope?


Second of two parts In the previous column, I described an exciting program called “My Own Book Fund,” which strives to help inner city school children. Specifically, I shared an interview with Dan Greenburg, one of the volunteers for the programs who is very excited about the impact which it’s having.