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Bellmore-Merrick elementary educators offer a retrospect on remote learning

After schools across the nation shifted their lesson plans online amid the coronavirus pandemic, students, teachers and parents were forced to adapt to the new normal, too. Although much attention …

Boy Scouts, Lions send supplies to U.S. Navy

When the Boy Scouts and a Lions club team up to help the United States Navy cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, no sailor is left without help. Through fundraising efforts, the groups sent hygienic …

Kennedy High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

Mepham High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

Calhoun High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

OBITUARY

Merokean Alan Nemser, who served in World War II, dies at 106

Alan Nemser, who served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and spent decades practicing law, “made everyone feel comfortable in his presence,” his daughter, Kathy Nemser, said. …

Pro-police signs pop up in Bellmore-Merrick, surrounding areas

As the wife of a Nassau County Police Department sergeant, Meredith Wilson, of Merrick, said she wanted to mobilize her community to show solidarity with the police. While out on a run recently, she …

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

Editorial

Be prepared for hurricanes — now, not later

With all the news of the coronavirus crisis, it would be easy to forget that we are more than a month into the Atlantic hurricane season — and now is the time to prepare for the possibility of a major storm.

Scott Brinton

Was Teddy Roosevelt a racist? You decide.

I grew up on Long Island, and like so many local kids, I made the pilgrimage to Sagamore Hill, Theodore Roosevelt’s stately Cove Neck mansion, full of Americana and animal heads and skins.

Randi Kreiss

We’re all in the room where it happened

We are blessed with the curse of living in interesting times, and our duty is to bear witness. Like the Greatest Generation, we are in the midst of a fight for our lives . . .

Op-Ed

With pandemic abating, town’s on the road to recovery

It is an understatement to say that the coronavirus pandemic has had profoundly negative impacts on the health and well-being of Americans, as well as the job market, personal finances and the economy.