Fears of another terrorist attack are running high after a series of ruthless strikes in Western Europe and the United States over the past year, perpetrated with semiautomatic rifles and suicide vests. The gravest threat to humanity, however, remains nuclear arms, according to Holocaust survivor Bernard Otterman, 79, formerly of Merrick. It has been so since World War II, he noted.
June 5 marked 35 years since the first cases of HIV were reported in New York and San Francisco. Although we have made great strides in HIV prevention, care and treatment, we still have a long way to …
In 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Oklahoma had just become the 46th state, Henry Ford finished his first Model T, and the Bellmore Movies was built. The single-screen silent film and …
Dozens of Long Islanders gathered at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow on July 9 to march in the first Black Lives Matter rally in central Nassau County. The march was organized by a group of Long Island youth following the recent killings of two African-American men by police in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn.
Eight Nassau County high school students and two 2016 graduates recently invested two weeks of their summer vacations learning to craft news leads, shoot photos, edit videos and build their own WordPress blogs at Hofstra University’s High School Summer Journalism Institute.
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 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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gene mutations, mercury emissions, tumor suppressants and text messaging were just a few of the issues researched by four Calhoun High School seniors who were honored by the Long Island Science …