The Chabad Center of Merrick and Bellmore held its Simchat Torah celebration on Oct. 11, hosting hundreds of residents who dined on sushi in their sukkah, participated in a holiday service and danced with the Torah.
In Daniel Braum’s short story “A Girl’s Guide to Applying Superior Makeup and Dispelling Commonly Found Suburban Demons,” a South Shore teenager discovers a dark power within herself when she rescues an older girl from a sexual assault while waiting in line for Billy Joel tickets at the Nassau Coliseum in 1985.
Seeking his second two-year term as a county legislator, Steven Rhoads is being challenged by Bellmore resident Jeff Gold. District 19 includes Wantagh, Seaford, Bellmore, Merrick and Freeport.
A Merrick-resident and chiropractor was arrested on Oct. 16 and charged with sexual assault of a patient— for the second time in.
Incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, a Republican, faces a challenge this year by Democrat Laura Gillen, who is an attorney.
Linda Ventura, of Kings Park, has been meeting with New York State legislators in Albany since 2012 to challenge a law mandating that people struggling with addiction fail an outpatient treatment program before acceptance into an inpatient program.
The Baldinger family, of Merrick, was recognized at Connoisseur Media Long Island’s 20th annual Radio for a Cure, a breast cancer awareness luncheon held at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage on Oct. 3. The luncheon recognizes fundraising efforts by community members and local organizations.
Crown Gastropub in Bellmore will be holding an Inaugural Golf Tournament on Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Golf Club at Middle Bay in Oceanside. Tickets are $150 per person and all proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross and its Hurricane Irma Relief efforts.
Friends and family of Tina “Katina” Depuis are holding a commemorative “Biker Run” on Oct. 22, starting at 12 p.m. on Grand Avenue in Bellmore.
On the Nov. 7 General Election ballot, there will be a proposition for voters to decide whether New York State should hold a Constitutional Convention. The North and Central Merrick and South Merrick …
The Merrick School District continued its tradition of acknowledging employees for their countless contributions and milestones, while welcoming them back with encouragement for the year ahead during the annual Superintendent’s Conference held on Aug. 31.
The Mepham High School Key Club will be dedicating a plaque to commemorate the citizens who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.