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Local camps close because of coronavirus concerns

Three popular Bellmore-Merrick area summer camps — Merrick Woods Day Camp in Merrick, and Coleman Country Day Camp and Twin Oaks Day Camp, both in Freeport — have closed for the summer …

Domestic dispute arrest made in Bellmore

A woman was arrested in Bellmore on Wednesday evening following a domestic disturbance report.

Chop Your Locks is going virtual in Bellmore-Merrick

Wellington C. Mepham High School’s annual Chop Your Locks for Charity event is moving to an online venue. The St. Baldrick’s fundraiser, which has guests cut their hair in support of …

Applebee's honors Kennedy baseball program

Celebrating victories at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar’s Bellmore location has been a longstanding tradition for the Kennedy High School baseball program, and even though the spring sports season was cancelled, the 2020 Cougars were recognized by their go-to restaurant.

Levy Preserve in Merrick reopens, with 'additional guidelines'

The Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve in Merrick reopened to the public yesterday, May 19, but visitors will have to follow "additional guidelines," according to a release from the Town of …

Mepham Pirettes win first national championship

The Wellington C. Mepham varsity kickline team won its first national championship in program history on March 8 at the World Disney World Resort in Florida.

The 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

Summer is usually an exciting time for teens to enjoy a carefree break from the stress and pressure of school.It is usually the season for celebrations; proms, graduations and summer vacations. For …

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 …


New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .


Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

Scott Brinton

Why Berniecrats should embrace the public option

My most recent column, “Medicare for all could cost you a bundle,” was published in the March 5-11 issue. So much has transpired since then. For one, the world turned upside down.

Randi Kreiss

What is your mother’s doctor’s license plate number?

We’re all caught in the password paradox: We need passwords that we can remember but that are odd and complex enough not to be memorable. As we get older, this is challenging.

Alfonse D'Amato

America must bring critical production home

If there’s one overarching economic lesson the coronavirus pandemic is teaching us, it’s that the United States has become over-reliant on other nations for critical manufacturing capacity.