Nicholas Marshak, of Merrick, was an advocate for social justice and healthful living and an extreme runner who pushed himself toward ever-greater feats. He died on July 1, while running what would be his final mile, in an upstate Wilmington mountain race that was the most challenging Marshak had ever attempted.
A Merrick man was one of three charged in federal court on Wednesday in connection with a scheme to defraud seniors out of millions in fees to collect non-existent cash prizes.
Supporters of Dr. Michael Belfiore, whose Merrick medical practice closed last month after he was convicted on federal criminal charges, are raising funds online for him to appeal his conviction.
Marisa Papania awoke at 10 a.m. on the Monday of February break. Rather than go back to sleep, the John F. Kennedy High School senior decided to check her email — it was college acceptance season, after all.
The school year has come to a close, and with it comes the announcement of Meadowbrook Alternative Program’s valedictorian and salutatorian. Jordan Ladd and Chazz Opperman, of Merrick and …
It’s the last day of school. I see tears streaming down my peers’ cheeks. But why?
Jeanette Deutermann, a North Bellmore mother of two, plans to spend her summer mobilizing parents against new state penalties for schools where students opt out of standardized tests. Deutermann, who …
This year, Merrick’s Levy Lakeside School formed a club that promoting a culture of acceptance for all students, and of volunteerism, service and fulfillment among its members.
As the school year draws to a close, the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District has announced six students in the Class of 2018 who have distinguished themselves in academics and …
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.
The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard.
Only two members of the current Town of Hempstead Board were elected to their posts without first having been appointed to them. That’s it. Two.
John C. O'Connell
After a college class a very long while ago, I sat in the late morning drinking Guinness in an old pub on Grafton Street, in Dublin, with author Alec Reid, a close friend of Samuel Beckett . . .
Kilauea is blowing her top. These last weeks we have witnessed, from afar, a pyrotechnic extravaganza on the Big Island of Hawaii.