Tom Lynch, who wants to increase awareness of what lies among the stars, has teamed up with several libraries to bring astronomy equipment to their collections. Most recently, he helped the Bellmore Memorial Library do just that.
A 60-year-old Bellmore man was struck by a car and killed Saturday night in Wantagh while he was crossing Sunrise Highway.
Lorraine Poppe, a beloved and transformational educator for 44 years, died on April 16 after a long period of declining health. She took a leave of absence from John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, where she served as principal for 23 years, in 2017, before retiring last year. She was 67.
A Merokean with deep community ties and the name recognition to match has set her sights on two-term Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads’s seat representing the 19th District.
Thomas DeFrancisci, of Bellmore, ran when someone needed help. As a member — and eventual honorary chief — of Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services, he ran through snow to avoid …
The John F. Kennedy High School team has earned first place in one of Northwell Health’s annual SPARK! Challenge awards. Students from across Long Island competed in the event, with presentation projects covering several hands-on field experiences in Northwell hospitals.
Residents will cast their votes on the 2019-20 Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District budget on May 21. The $163 million spending plan calls for a 2.17 percent tax-levy increase — smaller than last year’s 2.65 percent hike.
Walter Schacherl’s 101-year life is an encyclopedia of international history and personal strife. As a young man, he escaped Nazi rule in Austria, served in the British Army during World War II and was a star athlete, after witnessing the birth of Israel in the late 1940s — and his legacy does not end there. In the 1950s, he and his wife, Ryfka, moved to the United States, where they raised a family. Schacherl died on March 24, surrounded by his family.
For his Hofstra University study abroad program, Gurkamal Dadra could have chosen one of the many typically sought-after destinations — bustling cities such as Paris, Madrid or Rome. Instead, he will spend a semester in the Central Asian country Kyrgyzstan.
Elaine Gross, president of ERASE Racism, wants to end racial injustice and inequity on Long Island. To tackle the problem in schools, the activist group enlisted a panel of nine concerned students — including two from the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Welcome to another annual rite of spring: the state exams for grades three through eight.
When I see stories of sexual abuse by clergy members, I’m often angry with many people. Mostly, I’m angry with those who allowed the abuse to go on uninterrupted for years . . .
For far too long, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been a faceless organization, with Long Island Rail Road riders paying for overpriced tickets while receiving subpar service. For …
You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.