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Bellmore couple reflect on 52 years of love

Jeff Rosenberg is still trying to solve a “52-year-old mystery” that haunts him: Why did his coworker, Jill Van Grembergen, agree to a second date? The two met as teenagers at the Big …

Bellmore-Merrick residents elected to Literacy Nassau’s board of directors

The board of directors of Literacy Nassau, a Wantagh-based nonprofit that provides language-building programs to children and adults, recently promoted two current board members. Judy Beckman, of …

Cultural Arts Playhouse opens in Merrick

The muffled sounds of an eager audience gathered in the lobby crept into the theater of the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Merrick last Saturday night, but the cast of “Bare” milled about the …

Petition decries Bellmore murderer nearing parole

The convicted murderer of a Bellmore mother may soon be released on parole — but more than 12,000 petition signers say his incarceration should be extended. John Jackson was charged in the …

Library patrons create sweet V-Day treats

Love was in the air at the Bellmore Memorial Library long before Valentine’s Day, as patrons gathered to attend a chocolate-making class on Feb. 3. There, instructor Susan Ackerman of …

Bellmorite Bob Botwin, Grumman engineer, dies at 89

When the world watched with wonder as the United States sent missions to the moon, Bob Botwin, of Bellmore, was behind the scenes, helping each operation go smoothly. Botwin was a propulsion expert, …

Good Samaritan from Bellmore honored by Town of Hempstead

The first thing Drew Hanson heard as he left work on the morning of Dec. 21 was “the bang,” he said. Around 9:30 a.m., as he pulled up to the stoplight at Front and Clinton streets in …

Heralds seek 2020 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2020 and summer interns for our 18 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long …

Editorial

A tuition freeze is worth considering

New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students.

Scott Brinton

The New York Times, a historical treasure trove

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson were chatting, King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson in the parking lot below, when the shot rang out.

Randi Kreiss

2020: love in the time of the coronavirus

This Valentine’s Day, maybe skip the kisses and consider an elbow bump or shaking hands — even with your boyfriend or your wife or your kids.

Alfonse D'Amato

You heard the president: The state of our union is strong

As a senator, I was privileged to attend many State of the Union addresses . . .