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The Garden at St. Francis in North Bellmore still growing strong

Sunlight tangled into the blossoming crops sequestered on less than an acre of land behind St. Francis Episcopal Church in North Bellmore one late summer afternoon. While the muggy sweat of the day …

Bellmore-Merrick greets students for 2020-21 school year

After six months of being home due to the Covid-19 pandemic and summer break, the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District has welcomed back students into its six buildings.

North Bellmore schools reopen with high spirits

Desks throughout the North Bellmore School District had new plastic barriers, but they also had students for the first time since mid-March after the five elementary schools opened on Sept. …

Bellmore-Merrick's high school principals prepare to welcome students back to school

Students and staff in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District will return to school on Sept. 8. For some this will mean logging on to a computer for a designated day of remote learning; for …

Covid-19 mandate no laughing matter for comedy clubs

Governor’s Comedy Clubs — including the Brokerage in Bellmore — welcomed customers and comics back for laughs earlier this summer following temporary Covid-19 closures, but a new …

Nassau County athletes, parents rally for fall sports

On Friday, chants of “Let them play!” rang out from the Nassau BOCES Administrative Center, where Nassau school superintendents voted to postpone high school sports until Jan. 4 on …

Bellmore-JFK alum lands 'Monday Night Football' gig

Steve Levy got a taste of the “Monday Night Football” broadcast booth last September when he served as the play-by-play commentator for the Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game in Week One …

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

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 …

Editorial

This Sept. 11, we mourn more deeply than ever

For those who lived in the New York metropolitan area when the World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists, Sept. 11 is a day that will “live in infamy,” to quote President Franklin D. Roosevelt . . .

Op-Ed

Returning to Long Island’s segregated schools

As the new school year begins, students, teachers and parents are understandably focused on the immediate issue of how schools are reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. But . . .

Op-Ed

Deliver the letter. The sooner, the better.

Meet at the mailbox, we told our kids when they walked up the block to wait for the school bus. Those were the elementary school years when the yellow bus hauled them off to . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The economy needs emergency attention now

Three-quarters of a year into 2020, let’s all pray that the end of Covid-19 is mercifully within view. Great progress is being made . . .