Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, along with his wife, Linda, and Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto, were arrested early Thursday on a 13-county indictment, according to published reports.
In honor of LGBT History Month and Coming Out Day, this past Wednesday members of Pride for Youth taped blank sheets of paper to each other’s backs before writing a trait they admired on each person’s sheet.
A chorus of cheers erupted as Kennedy senior Dan Gavigan scored the first touchdown. Last Saturday, the Kennedy Cougars faced off against the Jericho Jayhawks at a celebration of homecoming, the school’s seniors and its 50th anniversary.
Part one in an ongoing series. People arrive on Long Island from points around the world. According to statistics, the pace of immigration has accelerated over the past two decades, changing the face of Long Island, which was known for years as a largely white suburb of New York City. Over the next seven weeks, the Herald will document the lives of the immigrants and people of color who are rapidly transforming Long Island’s demographics and reshaping its educational, political and economic landscapes.
The New York State Public Service Commission is set to hold the first in a series of evidentiary hearings on a proposal by New York American Water to raise water rates by nearly 10 percent a year. Those hearings, which are closed to the public, will begin Oct. 13.
Three Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District students have been named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Alaina Anderson of Sanford H. Calhoun, Maximilian Bazil of John F. Kennedy and Rachel Jozwick of Wellington C. Mepham all received the distinction.
The Bellmore Fire Department held its Sept. 11 memorial service on Sunday, marking the 15th year since the deadly terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Merrick Boy Scout Troop 225 invites all boys to join in the fun of scouting. The troop will hold an open house in the Birch Elementary School auditorium in Merrick on Monday, Sept. 26, from 8 to 9 p.m.
Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District students got off to a fresh start last week as they entered buildings that were updated and upgraded over the summer, thanks to a $49.89 million bond that voters passed in December 2013.
15 years later...
On Feb. 26, 1993, terrorists detonated a 1,336-pound nitrate-hydrogen bomb in the underground parking lot of the World Trade Center’s North Tower, intending to send the structure crashing into the South Tower, destroying both buildings. Merokean Aram Iskenderian was there that day, working as a bond broker high atop New York City in Cantor Fitzgerald’s corporate headquarters, on the World Trade Center’s 101st to 105th floors.
A Bellmore spa is among a half-dozen Long Island nail salons that owe a total of $203,000 in back wages, damages and penalties, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
A disbarred attorney from Bellmore was arrested and charged on Thursday with stealing more than $400,000 from an estate that he represented, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.
The Pumpkin Patch opens Saturday, October 1st - Monday, October 31st. Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 3:00PM - 6:00PM Saturday - 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Sunday 12 noon - 6:00PM Closed Tuesday & …