In each of the Bellmore-Merrick Central District’s five schools, students’ desks are now stacked in halls beside cardboard boxes full of textbooks and teachers’ knickknacks, and …
A large limb of an oak tree, which appeared to have partly rotted out, crashed onto two moving cars at Hewlett and Loines avenues in Merrick Woods on July 22 around 1 p.m. No one was hurt, …
Fears of another terrorist attack are running high after a series of ruthless strikes in Western Europe and the United States over the past year, perpetrated with semiautomatic rifles and suicide vests. The gravest threat to humanity, however, remains nuclear arms, according to Holocaust survivor Bernard Otterman, 79, formerly of Merrick. It has been so since World War II, he noted.
In 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was president, Oklahoma had just become the 46th state, Henry Ford finished his first Model T, and the Bellmore Movies was built. The single-screen silent film and …
Eight Nassau County high school students and two 2016 graduates recently invested two weeks of their summer vacations learning to craft news leads, shoot photos, edit videos and build their own WordPress blogs at Hofstra University’s High School Summer Journalism Institute.
Sonny and Cher’s iconic music seeped through Patty and Rob Walsh’s speakers as the duo performed a medley of songs made popular by the 1960s and 1970s power couple.
A North Merrick woman was charged with neglect of an impounded animal, and torturing or injuring animals and failure to provide sustenance, after detectives found 15 dogs living in unsanitary conditions at her home on July 12.
The eighth-graders kept their voices low, despite their excitement as they rushed to the Progressive School auditorium in North Merrick last month to line up for their graduation. They whispered, …
Mark Reyes, a recent graduate of Kennedy High School in Bellmore, already knew that he wanted to help brighten one special building when he prepared for his Eagle Scout project with Troop 225 last month.
As current North Merrick Superintendent David Feller has been preparing to retire in recent months, the Board of Education searched for a new superintendent, finally appointing one at its last meeting. The board named Dr. Cynthia Seniuk to the post.
Normally talkative and cheerful, Bellmorite Margaret Pearsall suddenly turned quiet and sorrowful. “Don’t start,” she said. “Don’t bring that up. It’s very sad. …
When the Golden Tone Orchestra played the familiar beginning to Glenn Miller’s “In The Mood,” the crowd at the Merrick Golf Course came to life. Dancers swayed back and forth with their partners, enjoying the moment.
The Merrick Jewish Centre recently hosted a Family Fun Day as part of its ongoing effort to bring Jewish families closer together in an old-fashioned spirit of neighborliness.