For two years, Mepham High School senior Rina Sarfraz, a Pakistani-American and a Muslim, has helped highlight Middle Eastern and South Asian cultures, and bring them to life for students and parents in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Students in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District walked out of school, along with other students nationwide, on Wednesday, to protest gun violence and call for stricter gun laws.
Restaurateur Harendra Singh was center stage Thursday at the U.S. District courthouse in Central Islip, as he testified about a yearslong history of doing favors for former County Executive Ed Mangano in exchange for political “juice” to help his struggling businesses.
The North Bellmore 7-Eleven on Jerusalem Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and police are searching for the suspect.
At least 100 gathered in front of the Puppy Store in Merrick on Saturday afternoon to protest alleged animal abuse and neglect, following the March 2 arrest of its owner, Robert Lawrence.
Pipe project progresses
A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto.
The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a private investigative firm to look into potential conflicts of interest within the town attorney’s office.
A retired Nassau County corrections officer will challenge two-term Congresswoman Kathleen Rice for her 4 th District seat in the June Democratic Primary.
Two John F. Kennedy High School students have been selected as Regeneron Science Scholars.
Hundreds of Bellmorites took to the polls on Dec. 12 to elect fire commissioners of the Bellmore and North Bellmore fire districts.
Brett Pollan, of Bellmore, has been named senior project manager at TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities.
"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .
If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.”
The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.
“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.