Nassau County - The Environment
With a herd of Nigerian dwarf goats eating their way through a field of mugwort weeds in the background, Town of Hempstead officials welcomed National Parks of New York Harbor Commissioner Joshua Laird to the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick last Thursday. Laird and a contingent of federal and New York City officials came to the 52-acre preserve to understand better how to convert a decommissioned landfill into a wildlife refuge.
Merrick - Schools The Central District's unsung hero
Nassau County - POLITICS Civic leader challenges incumbent in 19th District
Nassau County - Stepping Out Saluting the Fourth of July
Nassau County - Scott Brinton The people's pope, a man of science
Merrick - The Environment
Since the 1960s, the annual Keep-A-Merrick Beautiful contest has challenged students at local elementary schools and Merrick Avenue Middle School to think deeply about their community and the environment. 2015 was no different. This year children crafted posters and penned essays on “The Future of Merrick and the World Finding Renewable Energy Sources.” Contest winners were announced during a joyous ceremony at Levy-Lakeside Elementary School in Merrick on June 2.
Merrick - Schools
Calhoun High School teacher Alana Baard describes her classes as never-ending pajama parties. No kidding. Pajama parties. “Everyone is so eager to learn,” she says.
Merrick - OBITUARY Miriam Graff, nutritionist and teacher, dies at 93
Bellmore L.I. Crisis Center goes mobile
Nassau County - Town News Hempstead shelter to offer free pet adoptions