A junior at John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, Sydney Brewer, of Merrick, wants to make sure that students, teachers and administrators are prepared for a worst-case scenario situation. Her fundraiser to purchase Stop the Bleed kits will do just that.
When Sanford H. Calhoun High School’s Racial Equity Club began the Hope Project to benefit Haiti last September, at the beginning of the school year, one thing was clear: Despite the fact that the project kicked off at Calhoun, students hoped and planned for it to gain enough momentum to become a districtwide effort.
The Balloon Mission, a nonprofit founded at the end of last year by North Merrick resident Cynthia Seibold, has launched several initiatives across Bellmore-Merrick, with high hopes for the future.
The Merrick Chamber of Commerce kicked off a new year of business and community connections at its 2023 Installation Dinner last week. At a special ceremony held at Mio Pisto, an Italian restaurant in the heart of Merrick, this year’s officers and board of directors were reinstalled for another year of work ahead.
Two seniors at John F. Kennedy High School, in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, have been named semifinalists in the 2023 Society for Science & Public Science Talent Search competition, sponsored by the pharmaceutical company Regeneron.
Meet teens Ryan Levinter and Charlie Matos, who together started Tees to Toys, an organization that transforms old T-shirts into rope toys, to be donated to local shelters.
In an effort to combat the rising number of overdoses and deaths related to opioids, the Bellmore-Merrick Community Parent Center hosted a well-attended Narcan training in partnership with the Tempo Group on Jan. 18.
Throughout his career as a police officer, Wayne Resnick has been recognized for his bravery and for his big heart. With many years of service behind him, Resnick is now facing his toughest battle yet — one against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
Steve Rhoads, former Nassau County legislator for the 19th district, is the newly incumbent state senator for the 5th district. A familiar face among Bellmore and Merrick constituents, Rhoads is ready to get to work in Albany.
You can believe the hype. Last week, a boutique grocery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was selling eggs for $17.99 a dozen.
I’ll bet very few readers remember television shows like “Dr. Kildare” and “Marcus Welby,” which featured physicians who made house calls and performed miracles of all kinds.
It was like having security cameras in every room of a house but one. That’s how Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone described to reporters the decentralized, hodgepodge security infrastructure of the county’s computer network . . .
Earlier this month I had the privilege of speaking at the ceremonial swearing-in of newly elected U.S. Rep. Anthony D’Esposito.