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St. Demetrios Greek Fest draws a crowd

Hundreds of fair-goers flooded the grounds of St. Demetrios Orthodox Church in Merrick from June 17 to 19 for the house of worship’s annual Greek Festival, full of food, music and dance.


Bellmore-Merrick seniors celebrate pre-prom in style

Bellmore-Merrick seniors kicked off their final weekend of high school last Thursday afternoon with traditional pre-prom parties. Students gathered with their classmates and dates at friends’ homes …


Calhoun seniors celebrate at commencement

Marked by a moving and inspirational speech by Principal Nicole Hollings, the 57th commencement of Sanford H. Calhoun High School was as entertaining as it was celebratory on June 26 at NYCB Theater in Westbury.


Kennedy students were all smiles at graduation

Members of the John F. Kennedy High School community gathered early on June 26 at the NYCB Theater at Westbury to celebrate its graduating class.


Fond memories for Mepham seniors at graduation

Wellington C. Mepham High School celebrated its 78th commencement on June 26 at NYCB Theater in Westbury before a proud crowd of administrators, family members and students.


Kennedy math teacher named county's best

When Kennedy High School math teacher Allen Ma discusses his instructional methodology and educational philosophy, he does not speak of equations and theorems. He doesn’t even mention solutions.