The Nassau County Fire Marshal and Arson and Bomb Squad are investigating the cause of a “suspicious” fire that destroyed a home that was under construction on Yale Road in Merrick on May 23, according to Ron Luparello, a Merrick Fire Department spokesman.
The North Merrick Fire Department was able to save three cats from a raging fire that tore through a Powell Avenue home on Wednesday morning.
A John F. Kennedy High School student is recovering at home after being diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis last week.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for county executive as a Democrat, introduced Ama Yawson, of Freeport, on Wednesday as the candidate he would like to see take his place as comptroller.
Dr. Michael Belfiore, who operates a family practice in Merrick, will head to trial in October, after a federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges that he improperly prescribed thousands of opioid pain medications to patients.
Senator John Brooks announced on May 4th his plans to increase transparency between utility companies and their costumers regarding rate changes.
Laura Curran, a Democratic legislator from Baldwin and candidate for Nassau County Executive announced on Thursday her plan to end “the culture of patronage, nepotism and cronyism” in county government.
On Memorial Day, May 29, members of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Jewish War Veterans will march through the streets in honor of all their comrades who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running as a Democrat for county executive, announced on Wednesday his plans to put a stop to corruption in county government.
The Nassau County Police Activity League honored Doug Bausch, of North Bellmore, at its third annual fundraising gala, held on May 5 at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place. Along with five local volunteers, Bausch was added to the 2017 roll of NCPAL Heroes for his dedication to the organization.
Coming fresh off their run of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” the seniors of Mepham High School’s Skull and Bones drama club are ready to put a little “faith, trust, and pixie dust” into their very last show. In honor of their final performance together, the seniors have opted to showcase an array of classic and modern Disney songs.
On entering the AHRC Nassau’s East Meadow location, Betty and Lenny Tucker, both of Merrick, were showered with cheers, claps and hugs from its participants. One of who, James Gelormino, read the couple a letter of gratitude. “Thank you for dedicating your life to make a difference in ours,” he said.
Letter to the editor
My children have been fortunate to be educated in the North Bellmore School District at Martin Avenue for a decade. Our teachers have provided a nurturing environment for my children to thrive in. I am also a public school activist and advocate, working with local, statewide, and national organizations to move past harmful corporate reforms that threaten all of our classrooms, schools, and districts.