Politics

Curran announces plan to end nepotism in Nassau

Laura Curran, a Democratic legislator from Baldwin and candidate for Nassau County Executive announced on Thursday her plan to end “the culture of patronage, nepotism and cronyism” in county government.

Brooks introduces transparency bill regarding rate hikes

Senator John Brooks announced on May 4th his plans to increase transparency between utility companies and their costumers regarding rate changes.

Heroes to remember heroes in Merrick

On Memorial Day, May 29, members of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Jewish War Veterans will march through the streets in honor of all their comrades who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Politics

Curran vows to take county executive’s name off Nassau County signs

Democratic Legislator Laura Curran, of Baldwin, continued her campaign for county executive in Hewlett last week, where she blasted the numerous signs and other pieces of county property bearing the name of Ed Mangano, current county executive.

Joan Jett on set in North Merrick

“Dinosaur” is a dramatic thriller that follows aging police officer John Halmo and his efforts to snuff out an impending biker war. Directed by Fred Carpenter, Produced by MaryAnn Giannino and starring Ed Asner, Robert Clohessy and Joan Jett.

Merokean honored for service to Nassau County Police Activity League

The Nassau County Police Activity League honored Robert Pope, of Merrick, at its third annual fundraising gala, held on May 5 at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place. Along with five local volunteers, Bausch was added to the 2017 roll of NCPAL Heroes for his dedication to the organization’s Special Needs Unit.

A smile and a song at Mepham’s Disney Senior Revue

Coming fresh off their run of “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” the seniors of Mepham High School’s Skull and Bones drama club are ready to put a little “faith, trust, and pixie dust” into their very last show. In honor of their final performance together, the seniors have opted to showcase an array of classic and modern Disney songs.

Couple honored for 21 years at AHRC Nassau

On entering the AHRC Nassau’s East Meadow location, Betty and Lenny Tucker, both of Merrick, were showered with cheers, claps and hugs from its participants. One of who, James Gelormino, read the couple a letter of gratitude. “Thank you for dedicating your life to make a difference in ours,” he said.

Calhoun culture shock

“Sometimes, you think everyone lives the same way we do on Long Island,” said Jaclyn Tommer, a senior at Calhoun High School in Merrick. Tommer was referring to the culture shock she experienced with 10 of her peers when they became students at Pascagoula High School in Mississippi for a day.

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