The Merrick school District has closed the Cubs Cave —a multipurpose room at Levy Lakeside School — after elevated levels of mercury were found there, according to a letter sent to …
Shaun Sullivan, of Merrick, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud on Tuesday. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Sullivan sent fraudulent …
Heated Board of Education elections in North Merrick have become the norm in recent years, and with five candidates running for three at-large seats — including one former trustee who lost his seat in a close 2018 race — this year is unlikely to be an exception. And in the Merrick School District, three candidates — a newcomer and two incumbents — are vying for two seats on the Board of Education.
The shots that killed Lori Kaye in San Diego’s Chabad of Poway on April 27 were felt on the other side of the country as well, in Merrick’s and Bellmore’s Jewish communities. Members of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life gathered at the Merrick-based center last week to mourn as one.
Seven years after her interior design business was destroyed and shuttered by Hurricane Sandy, Patricia Salcedo’s resolve has not faltered. In Bellmore, Salcedo’s long-standing dream — and her charitable spirit — live on.
In 1993, organizers at the Long Island Crisis Center created Pride for Youth, a safe space for LGBTQ youth in Suburban Long Island and Queens to discover and express themselves, and find judgment-free sources of sexual and mental health care.
In Room 200 of John F. Kennedy High School on March 20, after the day’s closing bell, close to 30 students were still hard at work.
National Grid officials announced last week that a major gas main replacement project was expected to begin on April 1, affecting parking and traffic on a number of roads in Merrick during business hours.
Marion Blane, of Bellmore, grew up as an only child. She described her childhood as “golden,” spending 24 hours a day, seven days a week with her parents. As a youngster, she helped them run a cosmetics business in Levittown, and continued doing so for more than 30 years. And, she said, she never once sensed anything amiss in her relationship with her parents — until she became pregnant at 20.
Two people are dead in Bellmore in an apparent murder-suicide on Feb. 21, according to police.
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.
After the #MeToo movement exploded into the national consciousness in 2017 and 2018, New York state lawmakers recently proposed no fewer than 11 bills to strengthen the state’s sexual harassment laws.
Town of Hempstead Republicans practically swelled with pride on April 16, after the Town Board unanimously passed a revamped ethics code.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old Democrat from the Bronx, is surely the most dangerous elected official now in office. You know she is because . . .
I’m a big believer in bipartisanship. I come from an era when Democrats and Republicans worked together successfully on a variety of important issues. As a Democrat, I remember the Republican Party as the party of Lincoln, the party of Ronald Reagan . . .