What started as a trickle of protesters lining up at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Trader Joe’s on Merrick Road, in Merrick, quickly grew to a mass of more than 150, who prayed, chanted and shouted George Floyd’s name at passing cars, many of which honked back in response.
A coalition of Nassau County advocacy groups organized a protest, “Justice for George Floyd,” outside of the Legislature and Executive Building in Mineola on Monday.
Two candidates are vying for a seat on the North Bellmore School District Board of Education. Get to know them before casting your mail-in vote on June 9.
One candidate is vying for a seat on the Bellmore School District Board of Education. Get to know him before casting your mail-in vote on June 9.
As her sophomore year at John F. Kennedy High School draws to a close and her Sweet 16 birthday approaches, Sarah Klein is keeping busy and doing her part for the good of others during difficult times.
After her uncle, Eric Turk, died from the coronavirus in April, Merrick resident Gabbie Goldberg organized an effort to help comfort the health care workers at Mishkon in Boro Park, Brooklyn, where …
As projected, Long Island began the Phase One reopening of its battered economy on Wednesday, paving the way for construction and wholesale trade companies to restart operations, along with retailers …
Graduating amid a pandemic
By Alyssa Seidman firstname.lastname@example.org The boisterous pomp and circumstance that accompany college graduations softened to a hum this year, as restrictions on large gatherings remained in …
Rachel Rabinowitz’s corporate position at Macy’s New York City headquarters was her first major job out of college. Despite a total of four years there, she was furloughed in April as the Covid-19 outbreak grew more severe.
Celebrating victories at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar’s Bellmore location has been a longstanding tradition for the Kennedy High School baseball program, and even though the spring sports season was cancelled, the 2020 Cougars were recognized by their go-to restaurant.
Wellington C. Mepham High School’s annual Chop Your Locks for Charity event is moving to an online venue. The St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, which has guests cut their hair in support of …
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District and its four component elementary school districts will conclude the semester — and months of remote learning — on Wednesday, June 17.
The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …
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Just take those old records off the shelf. I’ll sit and listen to ’em by myself.
The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future. The shutdown we have been struggling with has been painful, inconvenient and sad. We have seen . . .
Editor's note: The following was originally written for Hofstra University's Long Island Advocate, the online publication of the college's Lawrence Herbert School of Communication. Lucas Pino, a …