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Bellmore, Merrick residents navigate flooded streets

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for southeastern Nassau County early Thursday morning as thunderstorms dropped heavy rains across the affected area, including Bellmore and …

Bellmore service members remember the fallen 19 years later

It was a solemn day for Bellmore and North Bellmore Fire Department service members who gathered once again to reflect on the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001. Dozens of neighbors attended to remember the …

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 …

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

Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Scott Brinton

A maddening tale of two presidencies

Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .

Randi Kreiss

You’d better believe it: We are in this together

Five years ago, I returned from a visit to my kids and grandkids, who live in a mountain town in northern California, and in this space I wrote, “I have come back from the future, and if you plan on going, better wear your fire-retardant underwear.”

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 . . .