51st annual Brotherhood Concert this weekend

Thanksgiving in the Bellmores and Merricks would not be complete without the Merrick Brotherhood Council’s annual Thanksgiving concert, sponsored annually at Calhoun High School.

Election 2017

Analyst: Curran’s historic win could herald bipartisan work in Nassau legislature

According to political analyst Larry Levy, of Hofstra University, Laura Curran's win could make for some genuine bipartisan work at the county legislative level.

Merokean bikes across Israel with wounded IDF vets

Blaine Land of Merrick, was part of a group of more than 30 who wrapped an intense six-day bicycle ride through Israel last month.

Mepham High School Key Club recognized for 9/11 dedication

The Bellmore community recognized an act of patriotism when the Mepham High School Key Club dedicated a plaque to commemorate the citizens who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Hoops for Sadie fundraiser scheduled for Nov. 26

The Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League is holding a Nov. 26 tournament called “Hoops for Sadie” in honor of Sadie Freifeld, a fifth-grade student at Birch Elementary School who, for the second time, is battling a childhood cancer of the nervous system called neuroblastoma.

Rockin’ for Rescue unites music community for a cause

When a Shih Tzu-poodle mix named Shane broke off from his litter in Georgia, he was brought to a local animal shelter that contacted a New York rescue agency. The agency took him in and splayed his face across the Internet on pet adoption websites, one of which Curt and Bobbie Arnel, of Merrick, were browsing when they first saw their new puppy.

Nassau Democrats celebrate historic victories

“I think there’s nothing more important than restoring trust in our elected officials,” said Jay Jacobs, the Democratic chairman of Nassau County, as he joined with County Executive-elect Laura Curran and newly elected officials on the steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Wednesday afternoon.

Bellmore Eagle Scout updates veteran’s memorial

A new stone monument commemorating those who served in the Cold War, Desert Storm, the second Iraq War and war in Afghanistan adorns the Bellmore Veteran’s Memorial at the Bellmore Train Station.