Michael Leiderman, formerly of Merrick, died of complications of ALS on Nov. 19. He left behind a Long Island baseball legacy and inspirational business ethics, his family said.
Neil Grover ascended from the classrooms of Bellmore’s John F. Kennedy High School in 1973 to performances around the nation today with the Boston Pops Orchestra, as one of the country’s premier percussionists.
A Sunrise Avenue home was completely destroyed, and an occupant and firefighter suffered minor injuries in fire that broke out after midnight on Monday.
The state comptroller has found that Medicaid patients in treatment for opioid addiction are being prescribed opioids outside of the programs, because of lax monitoring by health officials and prescribers. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released an audit of state opioid treatment programs on Nov. 26, and shared his concerns with the Department of Health.
A North Bellmore man was one of five injured in a serious crash near the College of New Jersey, where he is a student, on Dec. 2.
Elaine Gross, president of ERASE Racism, wants to end racial injustice and inequity on Long Island. To tackle the problem in schools, the activist group enlisted a panel of nine concerned students — including two from the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District.
Sixteen-year-old Abigail Penny loves to dance, but spina bifida — a disease that impairs mobility — prevents her legs from moving to the beat. Luckily, Dancing Dreams gives her the outlet she needs to pursue her passion.
This Thanksgiving, local organizations and businesses stepped up to feed hundreds of the area’s underserved, and make the holiday a little less lonely for many.
Calhoun couldn’t have picked a better time to finally beat its neighborhood rival. Quarterback Nick Turrini rushed for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Jonathan Ieraci booted a 19-yard field goal in overtime as the sixth-seeded Colts advanced in the Nassau Conference II playoffs with a thrilling 24-21 quarterfinal win at No. 3 Mepham last Saturday.
The Old Mill Road Elementary School in the North Merrick School District was selected to be one of the first schools to participate in the Google Expedition Pioneers Program and pilot augmented …
The North Merrick School District thanked the Board of Education – President Wendy Gargiulo, Vice President John Pinto, and Trustees Edward Corona, Steve Enella, Jennifer Hyland, Tracey Miller, and Todd Ransom – at the November 14th Board of Education meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week.
This holiday season, when American consumers are once again gearing up to brave the crowds at the malls and outlet stores, or the endless expanse of the online marketplace, the Herald encourages you to do at least some of your shopping in the places you know best — your local downtowns.
Yes! A federal judge ruled that the White House must reinstate the press credential for CNN’s Jim Acosta. Acosta was denied White House press access after . . .