Abigail Ptacek fondly remembers the day she first donated backpacks to the North Bellmore School District, in the summer of 2012.
By all accounts, Michael Geraldi was a special person. A New York City Police Department officer, he was always committed to giving back and helping others.
Despite the 22 years that have passed since the Sept. 11 attacks, that claimed the lives on nearly 3,000 people, the Merrick-Bellmore community still mourns — and vows to never forget. …
Rosh Hashana, a significant holiday in the Jewish calendar, marks the beginning of the Jewish year. But what exactly took place on this day, and why is it celebrated as the head of the year?
T his weekend, as many Jewish families and their guests sit down to celebrate the Jewish New Year, the table will be filled with all kinds of special foods to mark the occasion. But this isn’t …
With a renewed focus on creating a positive impact on all students in the Merrick Union Free School District, faculty and staff members at Birch, Chatterton and Lakeside schools welcomed children on Sept. 5 on the first day of school.
More than 100 women who claimed they were sexually abused by Stuart Copperman, a former pediatrician who owned and operated a Merrick practice, have long waited for answers.
New construction at the Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh has converted offices into four brand new classrooms and a multipurpose room for children enrolled in its preschool, Hebrew school and summer camp programs.
Bourbon & Brews, a craft beer and bourbon bar on Merrick Avenue, has been giving back to the community since it opened its doors in August of 2019.
In recent times, far too many New Yorkers have been forced to flee the place they’ve spent most of their lives, driven out by high taxes, an ever-increasing cost of living . . .
Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive . . .
A poll conducted by nextLI/Newsday discovered a not-so-puzzling contradiction. A majority of Long Island residents want more local housing options . . .