Grand Avenue Middle School took on the look of both a farm and yoga studio during a goat yoga session that was part of Bellmore-Merrick’s inaugural Bridge Program.
In the wake of the New York Public Service Commission’s May 19 approval of New York American Water’s $3.63 million rate increase, an outpouring of opposition has come from the utility’s ratepayers.
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the patient files of a Glen Cove man who died of a fentanyl overdose in 2009, as they pursue a criminal case against the Merrick doctor who prescribed him painkillers.
Upon entering the Town of Hempstead dog park at Newbridge Road Park in Bellmore, Sasha, an 8-year old German Shepherd, immediately found a weathered tennis ball and claimed it as her own. Her owner, Francine Fleischman, of Merrick, trailed behind with her a 4-year old pup named Hershey.
As District 8 Senator John Brooks made his rounds this summer, he had the help of some Bellmore-Merrick graduates looking for a firsthand window into the local political process.
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.
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.
“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.
Nassau County’s fiscal control board released a report last week with good and bad financial news for the county.
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.