North Bellmore School District officials on June 19 will present voters with a budget that contains $75,000 less spending than the one that failed to pass at the district’s May 15 regular election.
After a monthlong trial, a jury is expected this week to decide the fate of Michael Belfiore, a Merrick physician accused of writing hundreds of opioid prescriptions for profit and causing the deaths of two South Shore men.
In the Bellmore School District, the distinction of being named a Lighthouse District by the national consulting organization Franklincovey amounts to more than just a title — it’s a way of life for students.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen recently released a five-year capital plan for the town, which she hopes will serve as “a roadmap for taking care of the town’s assets.”
For many Americans, firearms are linked to the national concepts of self-reliance and individualism — after all, it was with guns that we shook off the yoke of British rule. Even with popular attitudes toward gun control changing, the place that guns hold in the country’s imagination still makes a serious public conversation about how to legislate them difficult, experts say.
Letter to the Editor
I’m disappointed that our elementary school budget did not pass. Parents are angry, and our community members are fed up with the high taxes, but it’s important to note that our district did present a school budget that was at the state-mandated tax cap.
The students of John F. Kennedy and Sanford H. Calhoun high schools performed a fashion show and raised over $10,000 for charity on May 3.
Members of the Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday stalled a proposal by Supervisor Laura Gillen calling for special elections to appoint elected officials when vacancies occur.
The promise inscribed on the Statue of Liberty — “send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me” — is the promise of hope that America makes . . .
Only two members of the current Town of Hempstead Board were elected to their posts without first having been appointed to them. That’s it. Two.
John C. O'Connell
After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .
Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.