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Calhoun High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

Kennedy High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

Mepham High School graduates the class of 2020

The graduating class of 2020 was celebrated at 18 ceremonies on the Wellington C. Mepham, Sanford H. Calhoun and John F. Kennedy High School football fields, spread out across three days in order to …

Boy Scouts, Lions send supplies to U.S. Navy

When the Boy Scouts and a Lions club team up to help the United States Navy cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, no sailor is left without help. Through fundraising efforts, the groups sent hygienic …

Savall Drugs closes doors after 73 years in Merrick

A fixture in the Merrick business community since 1947, Savall Drugs closed its doors on May 21 after owner Robert Klieger came to terms on an agreement to sell his inventory to CVS Pharmacy.

Virtual auctions raise more than $5,000 for Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard 

Dolls; puzzles; yoga lessons; a dinner of home-smoked ribs with a side of coleslaw. These were just some of the items up for bid in a series of virtual auctions organized by North Merrick School …

Pro-police signs pop up in Bellmore-Merrick, surrounding areas

As the wife of a Nassau County Police Department sergeant, Meredith Wilson, of Merrick, said she wanted to mobilize her community to show solidarity with the police. While out on a run recently, she …

Send the Herald your stories, photos of how you're coping with the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has vastly altered our daily routines. Parents are at home. Children are at home. College students are at home. All must stay put, we are told, for now. People are making …

Editorial

New York is moving ahead with police reform

Justice for George Floyd came swiftly in New York. During two weeks of intense protests at hundreds of locales across the state . . .

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, wear a mask

On May 30, a Herald editor conducted an informal, small-scale survey, counting the number of people with masks whom he passed while walking at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick.

Randi Kreiss

Thank you very much, but I prefer to remain alive

Last week I received a happy-talk email from a bridge club out of town where I used to play. This particular club hosted hundreds of players at a time in a big indoor space. It was a veritable petri dish of germs in the best of times . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Yes, black lives matter!

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” The heinous murder of George Floyd by a police officer sworn to uphold the law . . .