After wellness centers opened in all three high schools in October, the scope of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District’s mental-health campaign continues to grow. A new $102,000 contract with South Oaks Hospital, approved by the Board of Education at its meeting on Jan. 2, will provide students with more options for their mental health needs.
Five John F. Kennedy High School students were involved in a serious car accident in Merrick on the way home from wrestling practice Tuesday night.
After battling post-traumatic stress disorder and a brain injury, retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer Ryan Shannon can now settle down with his family in a new home, provided in part by dedicated seniors from Mepham High School.
On Dec. 22, Lisa DeStefano, of Bellmore, was treated to a makeover, a dinner and more when members of Ms. New York Senior America dropped by to honor her service in the Marine Corps.
Should you be lucky enough to meet Francine Goldstein, there’s a better-than-average chance she’ll ask you for money. She asks former colleagues. She asks people at Macy’s in Herald Square. She asks elected leaders at the state, county and town levels. Throughout her 22 years in corporate finance at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, colleagues called her “the Terminator.” When she would enter a room, she joked, some would feign hiding under their desks. Her cause, however, is a worthy one.
Tensions between Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen and Tax Receiver Don Clavin came to a boil last week when Gillen accused Clavin of self-promotion on the taxpayers’ dime.
Elaine Gross, president of ERASE Racism, wants to end racial injustice and inequity on Long Island. To tackle the problem in schools, the activist group enlisted a panel of nine concerned students — including two from the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Sixteen-year-old Abigail Penny loves to dance, but spina bifida — a disease that impairs mobility — prevents her legs from moving to the beat. Luckily, Dancing Dreams gives her the outlet she needs to pursue her passion.
This Thanksgiving, local organizations and businesses stepped up to feed hundreds of the area’s underserved, and make the holiday a little less lonely for many.
Calhoun couldn’t have picked a better time to finally beat its neighborhood rival. Quarterback Nick Turrini rushed for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Jonathan Ieraci booted a 19-yard field goal in overtime as the sixth-seeded Colts advanced in the Nassau Conference II playoffs with a thrilling 24-21 quarterfinal win at No. 3 Mepham last Saturday.
The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …
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.
This holiday season, when American consumers are once again gearing up to brave the crowds at the malls and outlet stores, or the endless expanse of the online marketplace, the Herald encourages you to do at least some of your shopping in the places you know best — your local downtowns.
Yes! A federal judge ruled that the White House must reinstate the press credential for CNN’s Jim Acosta. Acosta was denied White House press access after . . .