Nassau County police have charged a Roosevelt man with a bank robbery in Merrick and a burglary at The Barn convenience store in Lynbrook. Authorities arrested Omar Acosta, of Hale Place in …
After a fundraising night at the Bellmore Governor’s Brokerage Comedy Club recently, the Let’s Play 11566 committee is one step closer to fulfilling a dream to create a playground on an empty lot on Wynsum Avenue in south Merrick.
Horses do not see disabilities, said Nancy Tejo, of Merrick, owner of Sky Riding LI at Parkview Stables in Central Islip. They only see people. Sky Riding LI is a therapeutic riding center and school geared toward people with special needs, though its lessons are open to anyone. “Horses respect you so long as you treat them well,” Tejo, 51, noted.
At noon on Sunday, the Merrick Chamber of Commerce shut down the carnival rides at the Merrick Fall Festival, which it sponsored on Merrick Avenue last weekend. The Merrick and North Merrick fire departments needed quiet.
Bellmorite Billy Esposito never had the chance to see the marriages of his two children or the births of his five grandchildren. Esposito, a vice president and partner of the equity investment firm Cantor Fitzgerald, died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District’s John F. Kennedy High School seniors Maximilian Bazil and Claire Kelly spent their summer completing graduate-level scientific research and experiments, and their efforts were recognized by the 2016 Child Mind Institute as Rising Scientists.
On a recent sunny Sunday, Dagger II painted colorful brush strokes on a canvas in front of Merrick’s family-operated Mutts & Butts. Underneath the shade cast by a tarp, Dagger — who sported his signature red beret — picked up his makeshift brush with his mouth, wagged his tail and waited for his owner to say the word.
For every large-scale social movement, there is a “tipping point, that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips and spreads like wildfire.” So wrote New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell in . . .
Merrick Boy Scout Troop 225 invites all boys to join in the fun of scouting. The troop will hold an open house in the Birch Elementary School auditorium in Merrick on Monday, Sept. 26, from 8 to 9 p.m.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority police have identified a man who was struck and killed by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train on Friday at about 12:45 a.m., according to MTA spokesman Salvatore Arena.
Thousands of fair-goers flooded Merrick Avenue on Saturday and Sunday for the annual Merrick Fall Festival, sponsored by the Merrick Chamber of Commerce.The event was full of surprises and …
With the sun beating down at mid-morning, a girls’ cross-country team was recently running up and down the half-mile-long hill on the south side of the Town of Hempstead’s Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick, sweating profusely and breathing hard in the 90-degree-plus heat. Taking it all in from the side of the seashell-coated path was a red fox –– yes, a red fox –– which stood in the shade, motionless and silent, panting continuously, its eyes half-shut. The runners appeared unfazed by its presence.
A Colorado man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he traveled to Merrick twice and, according to authorities, forcibly touched a 16-year-old girl. Luke Tilsley, 36, of …
Players anxiously watched the little white ball make its rounds across red and white squares as they waited for the roulette results to be announced. The dealer called out the winning numbers, as players examined the bets they had placed. Casino Night was well under way at the Merrick Empire Hose Company No. 3 on July 30.
As a class project, Anne Garton, a teacher at St. John’s Lutheran Church Early Childhood Center in Merrick, had her students plant sunflowers last spring. Milan Menna’s sunflower started out much like everyone else’s –– average size in a pot.
Film Examining the Vast Ice Wilderness of the Arctic Will Screen in 3D Digital and 2D Set in the frozen wilderness at the top of the world, Wonders of the Arctic tells the story of survival …