School officials in Bellmore and Merrick will step up their efforts to make mental health a fundamental part of students’ education in the 2018-19 school year.
Nearly six years after Superstorm Sandy flooded Pat Lubicich’s Seaford home with five feet of water, she still can’t live there.
Students struggling to get their needed books, pencils and other supplies for the upcoming school year can find help through the Merrick Kiwanis Club.
For the third time in recent months, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen tried to open discussion on Tuesday on how the Town Board should fill vacancies when seats open up outside the election season, and for a third — and possibly final — time, Republican members blocked discussion on the subject.
A new emergency alert system is coming to Nassau County libraries. The Rave Panic Button, an application that provides a fast response in emergency situations, will be available for implementation in all 54 Nassau County public libraries, including each of the four Bellmore and Merrick facilities.
Yet again, all summer through Oct. 5, the Bellmore Long Island Railroad parking lot is taken over every Friday night for a friendly and impressive classic car showcase, with the Bellmore Friday Night Car Show.
Thanks to a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in June, states are now allowed to mandate the collection of state sales tax on items purchased online from out-of-state retailers. Passing such a measure in New York, with certain stipulations, would benefit small businesses of all types.
Since the 1960s, there has been a raging debate about the proper place of multifamily housing on Long Island. Opponents warn of “Queens creep,” implying . . .
I can still picture the last day of my fourth and final summer as a Fresh Air Fund counselor at Camp Hayden Marks, on the 2,000-acre Sharpe Reservation in upstate Fishkill, 28 years ago. The campers . . .
Not every weekly newspaper has a foreign correspondent, and we don’t, either. So, I bring to you, at my expense, a firsthand account of a summer in the wilds of northern California.