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Bellmore-JFK boasts five Regeneron semifinalists

John F. Kennedy High School’s most recent crop of Regeneron Science Talent Search semifinalists was announced on Jan. 7 by the Society for Science. Seniors Callie Burns, Tara Fusillo, Danielle …

Go time for some Bellmore-Merrick sports

In the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, Calhoun, Kennedy and Mepham High Schools combine their students to form teams in bowling and boys’ swimming, while each has its own boys’ and girls’ track teams.

Bellmore-Merrick CHSD contracts health care vendors to conduct Covid-19 testing

At its first meeting of the new year, the Central High School District Board of Education passed two resolutions that will provide Covid-19 testing capabilities to students and staff should …

Bellmore resident explores Queens culture in new book

A war-torn veteran; a young, affable Puerto Rican girl; the old-age architecture that defines much of Queens — such images are only a few of the intricate scenes shared by Bellmore resident …

Bellmore-Merrick residents roll up their sleeves for Covid-19 vaccine

As the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines roll out across the country, Bellmore and Merrick residents are among the thousands of New Yorkers who have already received their first doses of …

Bellmore man crash-lands plane in Old Bethpage

A Bellmore man is in stable condition this morning after crash-landing his plane in Old Bethpage on Sunday afternoon.   According to the FAA, the 57-year-old pilot crashed his twin-engine …

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Scott Brinton

A day of reckoning after four frightful years

I spent last Wednesday afternoon scurrying up and down the stairs at home, rushing between my desk upstairs and the TV downstairs. I flipped between CNN, MSNBC and Fox, my pulse, as measured by my watch, racing faster as the afternoon went on.

Randi Kreiss

When it comes to Trump, newspapers go BIG

I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .

Op-Ed

New leaders are the suburbs’ best shot at health equity

Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, will bring much-needed change in our country. President-elect Joe Biden has made controlling the coronavirus pandemic a priority, and for the first time, the incoming administration . . .