Neil Grover ascended from the classrooms of Bellmore’s John F. Kennedy High School in 1973 to performances around the nation today with the Boston Pops Orchestra, as one of the country’s premier percussionists.
A Sunrise Avenue home was completely destroyed, and an occupant and firefighter suffered minor injuries in fire that broke out after midnight on Monday.
The state comptroller has found that Medicaid patients in treatment for opioid addiction are being prescribed opioids outside of the programs, because of lax monitoring by health officials and prescribers. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit of state opioid treatment programs on Nov. 26, and shared his concerns with the Department of Health.
A North Bellmore man was one of five injured in a serious crash near the College of New Jersey, where he is a student, on Dec. 2.
The Republican-controlled Hempstead Town Board on Nov. 27 voted 6-1, with Democratic Supervisor Laura Gillen dissenting, to hire the town’s Republican former comptroller to privately advise board members on budgets and financial issues.
Elaine Gross, president of ERASE Racism, wants to end racial injustice and inequity on Long Island. To tackle the problem in schools, the activist group enlisted a panel of nine concerned students — including two from the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Sixteen-year-old Abigail Penny loves to dance, but spina bifida — a disease that impairs mobility — prevents her legs from moving to the beat. Luckily, Dancing Dreams gives her the outlet she needs to pursue her passion.
For the second time in two years, volunteer basketball teams competed at John F. Kennedy High School to raise money for children’s cancer research. The Hoops for Sadie tournament last Sunday netted more than $15,000 for the NYU Winthrop Cancer Center for Kids, in honor of Birch School sixth-grader Sadie Freifeld.
Rabbi Charles Klein, of the Merrick Jewish Centre, planned to visit Pittsburgh, along with a delegation of other rabbis, this week to comfort the be-reaved and visit the wounded after a deadly anti-Semitic mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation.
The Bellmore and Merrick Heralds are currently seeking nominations for our annual Person of the Year. All People of the Year are featured in full-length, front-page feature stories that appear in our final issue of the year, which will be published on Dec. 27.
This holiday season, when American consumers are once again gearing up to brave the crowds at the malls and outlet stores, or the endless expanse of the online marketplace, the Herald encourages you to do at least some of your shopping in the places you know best — your local downtowns.
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