Thank you, Jack, for 50 years of service

When John Dziedzic — better known as Jack — joined the Merrick Fire Department’s Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 in 1972, he likely didn’t realize how quickly 50 years would go by.

Mepham High hosts ‘Stairway Climb’

Wellington C. Mepham High School in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District hosted a stairway climb on Nov. 10 in honor and remembrance of lives lost and first responders who made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11.

School Daze with Talya Lippman

Food is universal. It alters depending on where you travel around the world, but all food has a shared purpose. It is to be simply eaten and enjoyed.

Sue Moller, breast cancer survivor, reflects on NYC's toughest race, one week later

Sue Moller wasn’t always a runner. The 43-year-old North Merrick native, a guidance counselor at Lynbrook High School, admittedly hated running. She dreaded having to run a mile in high school, and for most of her adult life, that attitude prevailed.

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.