Water has played a big part in Kevin Vaughan’s life — the Merrick resident spent much of his youth at local pools and beaches. That changed, though, when he lost his left leg below the knee while serving his country.
School officials in Bellmore and Merrick will step up their efforts to make mental health a fundamental part of students’ education in the 2018-19 school year.
Students struggling to get their needed books, pencils and other supplies for the upcoming school year can find help through the Merrick Kiwanis Club.
For the third time in recent months, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen tried to open discussion on Tuesday on how the Town Board should fill vacancies when seats open up outside the election season, and for a third — and possibly final — time, Republican members blocked discussion on the subject.
A new emergency alert system is coming to Nassau County libraries. The Rave Panic Button, an application that provides a fast response in emergency situations, will be available for implementation in all 54 Nassau County public libraries, including each of the four Bellmore and Merrick facilities.
Editor’s note: Choudhry, 17, recently graduated as salutatorian from Elmont Memorial High School. She wrote the following during Hofstra University’s annual High School Summer Journalism …
Following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Bellmore and Merrick business owners are calling for state legislation that they say would level the playing field be-tween in-state and out-of-state online retailers.
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.
Ever since the first newspapers began printing in Europe in the early 1600s, the relationship between the media and the powerful has been rocky. No one in memory, however, has strained that relationship more than the current occupant of the White House, Donald J. Trump.
One Republican Town Board member endorsed and another offered support for Laura Gillen, a Democrat, when she was elected Hempstead supervisor last November, so she — and most voters — were hoping for . . .
Turns out, even your genes are in your travel jeans. Last week I mentioned that I was writing from Truckee, Calif., where we rented a house for a month up in the Sierra Nevada mountains, near our daughter’s home.
Every president has an opportunity to leave a mark on America. The most consequential impact the administration of Donald Trump may have is in the area of international trade.