Former Kennedy student pleads guilty to stabbing Merrick teen

Anthony Vas, a former student at Kennedy High School in Bellmore, pleaded guilty on Friday to the June 7 stabbing of a 17-year old Merrick resident.

Merrick doctor's opioid trial pushed back to spring

The trial of a Merrick doctor charged with illegally prescribing opioids for his own profit and causing two deaths by overdose will be put on-hold until April, a federal district court judge ruled last week.

Serial knifepoint robber pleads guilty to Nassau spree

A homeless man has pleaded guilty to a string of knifepoint robberies committed throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties between February and April 2017.

North Merrick school pilots Google technology

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 …

North Merrick thanks its Board of Education

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.

Editorial

Policies alone won't stop sexual harassment

The latest bipartisan issue facing the country is sexual harassment. And it goes beyond politics.

Op-ed

My holiday spirit? It's complicated.

There’s always that pivotal moment when it’s clear that the holidays have arrived.

Alfonse D'Amato

Trump's first year ends where it should have started

The mad dash is on in Washington to enact a tax bill, and at the same time to pass a funding bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning into the new year. How did we come to such a scrambled situation, in which these major issues are backed up against the clock ticking down toward 2018? As the saying goes, timing is everything.

Randi Kreiss

Puppy love touches the heart, and the purse

“Grandma ate rat poison.” That was the text my sister sent to her son. Anguished, he thought of his sick grandmother, who was living alone in Lynbrook. He ran for his car and called my sister on the way.