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Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Merrick residents passed the Merrick Library’s budget for 2014-15 in a 149-41 vote on April 9. North Merrick residents passed the North Merrick Public Library’s budget for 2014-15 in a 100-40 vote on April 10. more
The North Merrick School District announced in March that each of its schools — Camp Avenue, Fayette and Old Mill Road — had qualified for a $75,000 “Reward School Dissemination Grant” from the state Education Department due to their students’ high performance on state assessment tests in 2011 and 2012. more
The state comptroller’s office reviewed 2,969 checks the North Merrick School District wrote and 123 wire transfers it made between 2011 and 2013 and found wrong names on all of them. more
When New York state debuted new standardized tests for third- to eighth-graders in English and math last year, a handful of Merrick parents told school administrators that they would not allow their children to take them. Earlier this month, the number of students whose parents have joined this protest nearly doubled at Merrick Avenue Middle School, more than doubled in the North Merrick School District and more than tripled in the Merrick School District. more
Bellmore-Merrick residents were able to gather around a festive table to commemorate the Exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt 3,300 years ago, thanks to the Chabad Center for Jewish Life. The … more
A team of six Herald editors and reporters –– Scott Brinton, Jeff Bessen, Alex Costello, Mary Malloy, Anthony Rifilato and Alexandra Spychalsky –– have taken second place for Community … more
Never think and act like you’re the best — you always have something to learn. Those were the words of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more commonly known as Pele’, who was given an honorary … more
The Long Island Rail Road will provide eight extra eastbound trains on Monday, April 14 and Friday, April 18, including three additional trains on the Babylon branch.  LIRR officials … more
A Merrick Post Office worker Wednesday sold cannabis to a woman from out of a mail truck in the parking lot of Merrick’s Post Office, according to police. more
More than 140 older adults from throughout Bellmore-Merrick were treated to a senior citizens prom at Mepham High School on April 2, courtesy of the school’s Students Against Destructive Decisions … more
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