Once in a lifetime: Bellmore-Merrick students gather to watch 2024 solar eclipse

Around Bellmore-Merrick, high schools and middle schools held viewing parties for the 2024 solar eclipse on April 8.

David Goldberg, social studies teacher at Calhoun High School, knighted by Parte Guelfa

David Goldberg, a social studies teacher at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, was knighted by the Parte Guelfa for his humanitarian work.

Long Island Youth Wellness Summit gets teens talking about mental health

Last week, Long Island high schools students and staff went to the Long Island Youth Wellness Summit in North Merrick.

Survivors of Oct. 7 attacks speak to Merrick-Bellmore community

At Congregation Ohav Shalom last week, the Merrick Bellmore Jewish Community Council presented “Rebuilding After Oct. 7 — The Story of Kibbutz Nir Oz.” Speakers from Israel, who experienced the initial attacks, joined members of several congregations who gathered to hear their stories and to learn about ways that American Jews can help communities in Israel.

Mayhem Media Day gets young athletes feeling like pros

It was the first of its kind event at the Coleman Country Day Camp in Freeport last week, as Mayhem Baseball welcomed in troves of young athletes for Mayhem Media Day.


The heartbreaking death of an NYPD hero

Former Congressman Peter King reflects on the tragic murder of NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, highlighting the outpouring of support from Massapequa Park and beyond, including a moment with former President Donald Trump, and calls for legislative action in honor of Diller's memory."


Washington: where bipartisanship goes to die

Former Assemblyman Jerry Kremer reminisces about bipartisan successes in Albany, contrasting them with the current gridlock in Washington, where partisan politics obstructs meaningful legislation, leaving a longing for the return of bipartisan cooperation.


L.I. GOP must condemn Trump’s dangerous remarks

Kevin J. Kelley underscores the significance of bipartisan collaboration in politics, advocating for respect, civil discourse, and condemnation of inflammatory rhetoric from leaders like Donald Trump to protect democracy and uphold civic values.