Police are looking for two men who allegedly broke into the BP Gas Station on Merrick Road early Tuesday morning.
Long Island Rail Road riders recently went through the first week in the long-dreaded “Summer of Hell,” but some would tell you that the hysteria — so far, at least — is all for naught.
After 12 years in Merrick, Kerri Tannenbaum still didn’t realize how special her community was — until she entered one of the toughest periods of her life.
A new theater group has formed among Nassau County’s young actors.
With Thursday's deadline to submit petitions to appear as a candidate for county executive on the September primary ballot passed, County Executive Ed Mangano, who is facing federal corruption charges, will not be running for a third term as a Republican.
Nassau County officials are calling for the cancellation of two concerts featuring Roger Waters at the Nassau Coliseum, saying that its operator, Nassau Events Center, would be in violation of a recently passed anti-discrimination law for letting the Pink Floyd bassist perform.
Despite the hot summer weather on Wednesday, the Merrick Library was bustling with Nassau County residents organizing stacks of multi-colored blankets. The nonprofit We Care Blankets held its tri-monthly, in which participants bag and distribute handmade blankets to children undergoing cancer treatment across the country.
Senator John Brooks, along with South Nassau Communities Hospital, is sponsoring a free prostate cancer screening at the North Merrick Library on Monday, July 10.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently presented the Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor, to Melissa Berman, of the Bellmore Association, and Emily D'Antonio and Seabrook Kilfoil-Greaves, both of the Merrick Association, during a ceremony hosted at Adelphi University.
In the previous column, we revisited online instruction, which seems to be taking hold. I explained my own reservations about not having students physically present for a course. However, this teaching methodology is picking up steam.
Suicide is up 24 percent over the past 14 years, and the second leading cause of death among young people, ages 13 to 24. The news is grim. Where is the hope?
Jerome Dolengewicz, of Merrick, died on June 28.