Police arrested a Brooklyn man for allegedly breaking into a number of vehicles in Merrick after a witness was tipped off by footprints in the snow.
Jeff Newman, a congregant at Temple Beth Am of Merrick and Bellmore for 35 years, said that the first word that came to his mind when describing newly installed Rabbi Mickey Baum was “haimish.”
Thomas DeFrancisci, 60, of Bellmore was recognized as honorary chief of the Bellmore-Merrick EMS at their annual dinner on Dec. 11.
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.
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.
Photography is a window into another person’s mind. Richard Laskowski, 70, of East Islip, said that he was taught this through the Josephine Herrick Foundation’s eight-week program called “Veterans in Focus.”
Bernard Otterman, a child survivor of the Holocaust who went on to become a professor of engineering and head a successful real estate company in New York City, died early on the morning of Nov. 14 at his home in Old Westbury. He was 80.
Prior to the Veteran’s Day holiday observance, Levy Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick held its annual assembly to honor local veterans, specifically relatives of current Lakeside students. Eighteen veterans representing the five branches of the U.S. military were honored by their grandchildren, the school community and government officials. One elected official, New York State Assemblyman Dave McDonough, was also honored for his service.
Merrick residents are encouraged to take part in the election of fire commissioner in the North Merrick Fire District. The polls will be open on Tuesday, Dec. 12 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the station, 2095 Camp Avenue.
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 …
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.
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 North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.
The latest bipartisan issue facing the country is sexual harassment. And it goes beyond politics.
There’s always that pivotal moment when it’s clear that the holidays have arrived.
The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.
“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.
Singles Association of Long Island, ages 25 plus. Social gathering afterwards at the Omega Diner, 1809 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park. All bowling events will be held on the last Saturday of the month except July, August, and October.