Who’s running for the North Merrick Board of Ed?

Later this month, five candidates will contest two seats on the North Merrick Board of Education.

Celebrating Earth Day at Levy Park

There was no better place to celebrate Earth Day, and honor young artists from across the Town of Hempstead, then Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve.

Garden volunteers promote sustainability at St. Francis

Community members young and old gathered at St. Francis Episcopal Church in North Bellmore last Saturday for a day full of events in honor of Earth Day.

Merokeans participate in South Merrick Community and Civic Association's spring cleanup

Merokeans gathered at the Merrick gazebo over the weekend, located next to the Merrick Long Island Railroad Station, to participate in the South Merrick Community and Civic Association’s annual Spring Clean Sweep.

Matty Marz makes music

Music has always been a part of Matty Marz’s life.

Jerry Kremer

America’s most familiar football, political variety

Whether you knew it or not, there are many types of football games. According to Wikipedia, the roster includes Jorkyball, cycle-ball, football tennis . . .

Randi Kreiss

Facts, fiction and when to fish for shad

I’m afraid if you didn’t cut your hair in March, potty train your 2-year-old, castrate your farm animals, quit smoking or get married, you probably missed the optimal moment for such events.


The medical facility a great community needs

Things we don’t want in our backyards: incinerators, releasing toxic fumes in the air. Nightclubs, with late-night rooftop music. Prisons, with their high walls and guarded towers.


Let’s let New York Power Authority take on Con Edison

Amid new reports of almost half a million New Yorkers struggling to catch up with their electricity bills, Con Edison’s decision to request further increases of up to 20 percent from state regulators is a slap in the face.