Merrick Herald Life Senior Editor Scott Brinton, third from right, who is an adjunct journalism professor at Hofstra University, recently brought his Issues in Science Reporting students to a cleanup in the Merrick woodlands off the Meadowbrook Parkway to help out and report on the event. More than 50 volunteers attended the cleanup.
The New York Times is reporting that Senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, may be arrested as early as Monday, May 4.
Skelos, the senate's Majority Leader and a Republican from Rockville Centre, and his …
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Chaz Murray, 54, grew up in Merrick bounding through the woods near his home. He became a Boy Scout and went on to camp in the wild. He moved away when he turned 24 and returned seven years ago. On Sunday, he said he was horrified to see the derelict state into which Merrick’s forests off the Meadowbrook Parkway have fallen.
Murray, a New York City paramedic, was one of 52 volunteers who came to the woods between Sunrise Highway and Meadowbrook Road in Merrick to clean up debris that had washed from farther north into the forest via the Meadow Brook or had been strewn there by vandals. He said he learned about the cleanup by reading the Merrick Herald Life.
The bills came just days after it was revealed publicly that federal prosecutors are investigating Dean Skelos, Republican majority leader of the State Senate, and his son, Adam, in connection with AbTech Industries, an Arizona company that hired the latter and received a $12 million storm-water treatment contract from Nassau County, even though another company submitted a lower bid.
A woman who is championing the effort to help cure blood cancer made a pit stop on Atlantic Avenue in Lynbrook last week, as began the second leg of her 150-mile run from Manhattan to Montauk at the …
By Brendan Murray
ROK Health & Fitness hosted a classic Car Show last Saturday at Oxbow Park near the East Rockaway LIRR.
An array of colorful and classy cars were on display for all to admire. Admission was free, …