Herald Schools

Central District seniors named National Merit semifinalists

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.

Herald Neighbors

Bellmore F.D. remembers 9/11 fallen

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.

Community News

Boy Scout Troop 225 to host open house

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.

Herald Schools

New beginnings in the Central School District

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...

9/11 family still seeking ‘normal’

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.

Labor dep’t: Bellmore salon to pay almost $30K in back wages, damages

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.


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