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Merrick Historical Society selected as beneficiary of Stop & Shop’s Community Bag Program

The Historical Society of the Merricks has been selected by store leadership at a local Stop & Shop to benefit from the supermarket chain’s Community Bag Program. For the month of …

North Merrick WINGS students get creative to support health care heroes

Students in the North Merrick School District’s WINGS program recently participated in a special community project to support medical workers on the front lines of the Covid-19 …

New assistant superintendent for business appointed in Bellmore-Merrick CHSD

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District recently appointed Mikaela Coni as its new assistant superintendent for business following the retirement of former assistant superintendent Kate …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.