Jewish war veterans fight for justice

The Jewish War Veterans is a national organization trying to dispel the myth that Jews never served in American military conflicts — and could also possibly help stem the rising tide of antisemitism.

Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh prepares for preschool expansion

The Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh ended 2022 with a bang, raising more than $450,000 in just two days in an online campaign to benefit many of the programs it operates.

How Calhoun's Medical Club prepares students for a future in medicine

Calhoun’s Medical Club, a student-run group, takes part in several initiatives throughout the school year, and connects its members with medical professionals who may be vital in helping students kick off their careers.

Toys take a trip from Saw Mill Road to Fort Myers, Fla.

The North Bellmore School District has long partnered with the Tunnel to Towers Foundation to collect toys for natural disaster relief. This year, Saw Mill Road Elementary School's SADD Club ran the drive, and representatives from the charity came to meet with students, and collect the toys to be driven to southwest Florida.

Understanding HIV’s impact on LGBTQ community

December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, and Pride For Youth, a local organization that is affiliated with the Long Island Crisis Center in Bellmore, is doing what it can to educate people in vulnerable communities about the disease.

Taking to the sky, Mepham High graduate completes first solo flight

Alessandro Barsallo has been flying on planes for as long as he can remember.