Bellmore Fire Department may install new emergency communications tower

The Bellmore Fire Department may install a new cell tower to improve communications between its three companies, located on Petit Avenue, Newbridge Road and Bellmore Avenue.

Local leaders take a stand against sexual harassment

Amid the uptick in national news coverage of sexual harassment allegations, local leaders and institutions are taking steps to ensure that such misconduct is not tolerated.

Kennedy alumnus makes Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Michael George, a 2007 John F. Kennedy High School graduate, has gone from being highlighted in the pages of the Bellmore-Merrick Herald to the pages of Variety and Forbes, according to his mother, Lisa.

Helping Spanky walk again

Today’s Pet Sitting held their “Walk the Sweet Life” fundraiser on Nov. 19 to support medical treatment for local dachshund Spanky. With the support from individual donors and sponsors, the …

Fire commissioner races announced in the Bellmores

Hundreds of Bellmorites took to the polls on Dec. 12 to elect fire commissioners of the Bellmore and North Bellmore fire districts.

Bellmore’s Pollan named senior project manager

Brett Pollan, of Bellmore, has been named senior project manager at TripleCare, a national provider of telemedicine-based healthcare services to skilled nursing facilities.


Policies alone won't stop sexual harassment

The latest bipartisan issue facing the country is sexual harassment. And it goes beyond politics.


My holiday spirit? It's complicated.

There’s always that pivotal moment when it’s clear that the holidays have arrived.

Alfonse D'Amato

Trump's first year ends where it should have started

The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.

Randi Kreiss

Puppy love touches the heart, and the purse

“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.