For two years, Mepham High School senior Rina Sarfraz, a Pakistani-American and a Muslim, has helped highlight Middle Eastern and South Asian cultures, and bring them to life for students and parents in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Students in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District walked out of school, along with other students nationwide, on Wednesday, to protest gun violence and call for stricter gun laws.
Restaurateur Harendra Singh was center stage Thursday at the U.S. District courthouse in Central Islip, as he testified about a yearslong history of doing favors for former County Executive Ed Mangano in exchange for political “juice” to help his struggling businesses.
At least 100 gathered in front of the Puppy Store in Merrick on Saturday afternoon to protest alleged animal abuse and neglect, following the March 2 arrest of its owner, Robert Lawrence.
Long Island activists and elected leaders — including U.S. Representatives Peter King and Tom Suozzi — are expected to flood the campus of SUNY Farmingdale on March 24 to march in solidarity with …
Kindergartners at Chatterton School in Merrick turned themselves into centenarians to celenrate their 100th day of school.
The Hempstead Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire a private investigative firm to look into potential conflicts of interest within the town attorney’s office.
Pipe project progresses
A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.
The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …
The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.
"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .
If you hang around Congress these days or happen to visit the White House, there are three words that you dare not utter. One is “obstruction,” another is “collusion” and, for some unexplained and sad reason, the latest dirty word in the Republican-controlled House and Senate is “immigrant.”
The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter, an annual favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October …