Ken Abbott gestured with his hands as he emphasized the importance of being an organ donor. New York state has among the country’s lowest donation consent rates, according to the American Journal of Transplantation, he said, and he finds that statistic distressing.
The Jerusalem Avenue school building will no longer be in the hands of the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, after voters countywide overwhelmingly supported Nassau BOCES’ purchase of the building for $12 million last week.
Alex Gamelin, an ice dancer who grew up in North Merrick and trained in Bellmore, has dreamed of competing in the Winter Olympics since he and his sister, Danielle, first strapped on skates at age 7, according to his father, Lee.
Frank and Peggy Gilroy, of North Bellmore, had just received their son Matt’s credentials for the 2018 Winter Olympics in the mail on Tuesday. “You look at it and it’s pretty unbelievable,” Frank said.
Residents will have an extra month in which to challenge their property assessments and hopefully lower their tax bill, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on Thursday.
Attorneys for the Town of Hempstead will be in court next week defending a 2016 town law requiring gas stations to provide free compressed air to motorists. The law is currently blocked from enforcement, pending the outcome at trial.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s contributions to the civil rights movement were the subject of several reading and writing assignments at John Dinkelmeyer Elementary School in the North Bellmore School District.
A report last week by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found that the North Bellmore School District was “susceptible to fiscal stress,” and that officials should carefully watch their budgeting and fund balances.
A homeless man has pleaded guilty to a string of knifepoint robberies committed throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties between February and April 2017.
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.
New York City wants Long Island’s water. We shouldn’t give it to the city, period. Here’s the thing: If granted state approval, the city could just take it.
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.”