A years-old idea to create a hall of fame to honor standout John F. Kennedy High School athletes through the decades is finally becoming a reality. On Saturday, the JFK Athletics Hall of Fame will …
Wellington C. Mepham High School football player Sofia LaSpina made Long Island history last Saturday, becoming the first female to score a touchdown. The Pirates went on to win the game against …
Fundraising sales are abundant throughout September and October, the awareness months for many diseases. Merokeans Erin Phillips and her son Nicholas are among the many to host a sale — with a special purpose — to raise money and spread awareness of the rare and potentially serious genetic disorder, Polycystic Kidney Disease.
Tristan Bissoondial, an 8th grade student at Grand Avenue Middle School, was recently named a semifinalist in the Broadcom Masters science competition.
Returning a pair of All-Conference pillars in seniors Zach Weitz and Joe Strawa, Kennedy this autumn adds a finishing touch to its standout defense – ranked second in Nassau A3 boys’ soccer with five goals allowed through four games.
Because of her affable nature, Cindy Knoll was everybody’s best friend. She was perhaps best known for getting people to passionately support a good cause. She was an influential member of the …
Joseph Keegan, of Merrick, with Michael Calabria and Casey Silver, of Manorville and Stamford, CT., respectively, pleaded guilty on Sept. 15 in federal court in Central Islip to criminal copyright …
As the sun set in Bellmore on Saturday, a crowd of first responders and Bellmore residents gathered for the Bellmore Fire Department’s annual Sept. 11 Memorial Service.
Mepham girls’ soccer is looking to rebound off an injury-plagued season back into championship contention this fall.
Merokean Jaden Foster — better known by his ring name, Jaden Valo — is working toward a career on the professional wrestling circuit.
On Sept. 11, 2001, teams from the Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services squad rushed from Long Island to the World Trade Center, braving hazardous conditions in an unprecedented situation. Not …
Twenty-six-year-old Jake Schuster, a Bellmore native, recently announced his bid for Nassau County legislator in the 19th District. The seat is currently held by Steve Rhoads, a Republican from …
More than 80 percent of Nassau County adults have received at least their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. That’s excellent. Overall . . .
With all the highly necessary talk about the Covid-19 vaccine, it would be easy to overlook the flu shot, which each of us should get every year, but only about half of us do.
My wife called soon after 9 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, her voice measured but tense. I was half-awake, preparing myself for the day . . .
It has been a season of extremes, but after the floods, fires, winds, Covid surges, ICUs getting slammed, little ones getting sick, and the heat waves, one drumbeat persists . . .
Years ago, my wife and I walked onto a Martha Vineyard’s beach with my Cornell University advisee and his parents, only to be confronted by a white man asking where we thought we were going.