The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District held its first Advanced Science Research Day at Long Island University Post on Nov. 17.
The Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition led a panel of local transgender residents at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook University on Nov. 16 for the group’s latest forum, which she dubbed Trans 101.
According to federal prosecutors, outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto began a scheme involving kickbacks bribes and a “sham” job for Mangano’s wife with a former local restaurateur “immediately” after Mangano took office in 2010.
A woman is in critical condition after the driver of a vehicle she was in struck a parked car in Bellmore early Saturday morning. The driver was allegedly drunk.
Four members and associates of the Gambino and Bonanno crime families, including a man from Bellmore, were arrested on Wednesday as part of a major federal investigation into cocaine dealing and racketeering.
Thanksgiving in the Bellmores and Merricks would not be complete without the Merrick Brotherhood Council’s annual Thanksgiving concert, sponsored annually at Calhoun High School.
According to political analyst Larry Levy, of Hofstra University, Laura Curran's win could make for some genuine bipartisan work at the county legislative level.
Blaine Land of Merrick, was part of a group of more than 30 who wrapped an intense six-day bicycle ride through Israel last month.
The Bellmore community recognized an act of patriotism when the Mepham High School Key Club dedicated a plaque to commemorate the citizens who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League is holding a Nov. 26 tournament called “Hoops for Sadie” in honor of 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.
When a Shih Tzu-poodle mix named Shane broke off from his litter in Georgia, he was brought to a local animal shelter that contacted a New York rescue agency. The agency took him in and splayed his face across the Internet on pet adoption websites, one of which Curt and Bobbie Arnel, of Merrick, were browsing when they first saw their new puppy.
“I think there’s nothing more important than restoring trust in our elected officials,” said Jay Jacobs, the Democratic chairman of Nassau County, as he joined with County Executive-elect Laura Curran and newly elected officials on the steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Wednesday afternoon.
A new stone monument commemorating those who served in the Cold War, Desert Storm, the second Iraq War and war in Afghanistan adorns the Bellmore Veteran’s Memorial at the Bellmore Train Station.