According to federal prosecutors, outgoing Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto began a scheme involving kickbacks bribes and a “sham” job for Mangano’s wife with a former local restaurateur “immediately” after Mangano took office in 2010.
Dayann McDonough, of Merrick, had planned to bury her 92-year-old grandmother, Carmelina Vazquez, at Puerto Rico’s National Cemetery on Sept. 20 — but Hurricane Maria interrupted the funeral.
A mother escorted her two children through a South Merrick neighborhood on the eve of Veterans Day, stopping at houses that displayed military homecoming signs to give residents personalized thank-you notes. In one of the homes, Brendan Hondena, a 2017 Kennedy High School graduate, had just returned from a 13-week Marine recruit training program in Parris Island, S.C.
A Freeport man was arrested in Merrick with a handgun in his waistband on Sunday.
When Laura Gillen declared victory over incumbent Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino late Tuesday night, it wasn’t only Democrats celebrating the Rockville Centre attorney’s historic win.
Thanksgiving in the Bellmores and Merricks would not be complete without the Merrick Brotherhood Council’s annual Thanksgiving concert, sponsored annually at Calhoun High School.
Nassau County police arrested 14 on drug charges at a North Bellmore home around 7 p.m. on Nov. 2. Narcotics Vice Squad detectives investigated the sale and possession of drugs and drug-related paraphernalia at the residence. After acquiring a search warrant, officials combed through the house, at 109 Hazel St.
When a Shih Tzu-poodle mix named Shane broke off from his litter in Georgia, he was brought to a local animal shelter that contacted a New York rescue agency. The agency took him in and splayed his face across the Internet on pet adoption websites, one of which Curt and Bobbie Arnel, of Merrick, were browsing when they first saw their new puppy.
The Bellmore-Merrick Basketball League is holding a Nov. 26 tournament called “Hoops for Sadie” in honor of Sadie Freifeld, a fifth-grade student at Birch Elementary School who, for the second time, is battling a childhood cancer of the nervous system called neuroblastoma.
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On the Nov. 7 General Election ballot, there will be a proposition for voters to decide whether New York State should hold a Constitutional Convention. The North and Central Merrick and South Merrick …
The Merrick School District continued its tradition of acknowledging employees for their countless contributions and milestones, while welcoming them back with encouragement for the year ahead during the annual Superintendent’s Conference held on Aug. 31.
A new stone monument commemorating those who served in the Cold War, Desert Storm, the second Iraq War and war in Afghanistan adorns the Bellmore Veteran’s Memorial at the Bellmore Train Station.
“I think there’s nothing more important than restoring trust in our elected officials,” said Jay Jacobs, the Democratic chairman of Nassau County, as he joined with County Executive-elect Laura Curran and newly elected officials on the steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Wednesday afternoon.
Singles Association of Long Island, ages 25 plus. Social gathering afterwards at the Omega Diner, 1809 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park. All bowling events will be held on the last Saturday of the month except July, August, and October.