Joint Fundraiser at Merrick Cinemas

Heather Blum-Goodman and her brother, Joshua Blum, both natives of North Bellmore, will be holding a joint fundraiser at Merrick Cinemas for the International Dyslexia Association and the Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease.

Philip L. Williams Memorial Scholarship open

Merrick American Legion Post No. 1282 will again award a Philip L. Williams Memorial Scholarship to a Bellmore-Merrick high school senior who best exemplifies Williams’s core values of strong morals, patriotism, family values, community service and a strong work ethic.

Calhoun’s Rodriguez nabs second at track and field states

Representing Nassau County and Sanford H. Calhoun High, senior Cristin Rodriguez bounced back from a recent hamstring injury to run her fastest time ever and finish second in New York State in the Track and Field National Championships.

Two weeks of chickens at Reinhard

As Bellmore kindergarten students in Fran Bauer’s and Christine Wuchte’s classes participated in their lessons at the Charles A. Reinhard Early Childhood Center, the soft sound of peeps resonated from an incubator holding bright yellow chicks.

Tap-dancing and drinking honey for ‘On The Town’ at Calhoun

“New York, New York, it’s a hell of a town!” the cast and crew of Calhoun High School’s On Tour Company agreed. This spring, the company’s musical “On the Town” followed the adventures of sailors Ozzie, Gabey and Chip, on leave during wartime, all trying to find romance in New York City.

Schools

Forgiving Kevin: Addiction talk upcoming in North Merrick

On April 19, the Community Parent Center will partner with the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, the Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick and North Merrick School District’s to present a true story of a father-son relationship that withstood seven years of acciction, recovery and relapse.

Bellmore Library budget, trustee vote approaching

Next week, Bellmore residents will have before them the choice of re-electing incumbent trustee Emily Schreiber or choosing resident Peter Pagones, as well as a $2.9 million budget.

Calhoun senior revives grandmother at basketball game

Calhoun High School senior Zahrah Ibrahim revived her grandmother, Graciela, after the woman passed out at a basketball game at Calhoun High School.