Nassau County officials demand cancellation of Roger Waters shows

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.

We Care Blankets still expanding

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.

Free prostate cancer screening at North Merrick Library

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.

Bellmore, Merrick girls awarded Girl Scouts highest honor

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.

The Principal’s Office: Pro’s and cons of online instruction, Part Two

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.

Crisis Center seeks volunteers

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, retired Fleet Manager for Elmhurst Dairy, dies

Jerome Dolengewicz, of Merrick, died on June 28.

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    Bowling

    Wednesday, July 26

    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.

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