Ensuring that every student has supplies

Parents in North Merrick are doing their part to help kids get ready for the new school year.

Ready to run: Book highlights triathlete’s journey

At some point in their life, every person has hit a slump, whether that be in their work life, social life, or everyday life. Sometimes it feels as if there is no way out of that slump.

Hitting it out of the park at state tourney

On the heels of a remarkable undefeated season, a 10-and-under softball team in the North Bellmore North Merrick Little League made its way through Long Island competition to take at crack at the New York State Little League Championship Tournament.

Good laughs for a good cause

Since Bourbon & Brews, a craft beer and bourbon bar, opened in Merrick in August 2019, it has been committed to serving the community.

Town helps seniors, residents beat the heat

The Town of Hempstead is helping residents beat the heat. With last week’s heat wave seeing temperatures well into the mid-to-high 90’s, and a real feel of the triple digits, residents needed to cool off. During times of extreme heat, seniors or individuals who may not have access to air conditioning have a hard time staying cool.


Will the Russians fly away from the space station?

Given the all-but-declared new cold war between the U.S. and Russia, it may seem unsurprising that Vladimir Putin’s government would announce plans to pull out of its partnership with the International Space Station . . .

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Family time on Maine’s rocky seacoast

Things began to go sideways when the rain began, and we broke out the Monopoly set.


It’s time to go to the precinct and vote . . . again?

With school board elections and the June primary for the Assembly, it seems we’re making more trips to our polling precinct than we might make to the gym.


Two heroes, and one captain who should’ve been ashamed

A tall obelisk rises from the heart of Rockville Cemetery, the Lynbrook burial ground that dates back to the earliest days of our nation. It remembers the 139 souls lost . . .