David Seinfeld, assistant superintendent for instruction in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, paused and let slip a tear when asked what he would miss the most after he retires at the end of the school year.
Two schools in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School district hosted fundraisers for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation this March, raising a total of $74,000. The children’s cancer research foundation is known worldwide for its events in which participants raise money and have their heads shaved.
After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.
Joined, in front of the North Merrick Fire Department, by several local firefighters, as well as Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, 8th District Senator John Brooks called on Sunday for the state to look into making the Southern State Parkway safer.
An 83-year-old Merrick man was arrested for signing himself out of the hospital and stealing an ambulance when he became fed up with the care he was receiving on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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 High School senior Zahrah Ibrahim revived her grandmother, Graciela, after the woman passed out at a basketball game at Calhoun High School.