51st annual Brotherhood Concert this weekend

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.

Police bust 14 on drug charges in suspected drug house

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.

Rockin’ for Rescue unites music community for a cause

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.

Hoops for Sadie fundraiser scheduled for Nov. 26

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.

The Principal’s Office

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What exactly is the constitutional convention? Find out in North Merrick

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 …

Merrick Schools honors star staff members

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.

Bellmore Eagle Scout updates veteran’s memorial

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.

Nassau Democrats celebrate historic victories

“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.


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