Merrick starts new school year

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.

Stuart Copperman victim awarded $22 million

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.

Chabad Center for Jewish Life expansion creates a new, welcoming environment for learners

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 partners with Heavenly Angels Animal Rescue for outdoor event

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.


Congestion pricing will fuel further flight from New York

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 . . .

Randi Kreiss

News porn, food porn and shopping porn

Really, the world outside is conspiring to corrupt us. The mindless chatter is deafening, the distractions are pervasive . . .


New housing on L.I.? Not in my backyard.

A poll conducted by nextLI/Newsday discovered a not-so-puzzling contradiction. A majority of Long Island residents want more local housing options . . .