Dress for Recovery, which helps women with breast cancer, gets useful donation

Deciding what to wear is hard enough. But try doing it while fighting breast cancer at the same time.

‘Oceans of Possibilities’ for area libraries

After two summers of having to adjust and maintain safety protocols amid the Covid-19 pandemic, officials of the four libraries in Bellmore and Merrick are excited to kick off a normal summer.

Hats off: Bellmore-Merrick celebrates Class of 2022

On a cloudy Sunday, the fields of Sanford H. Calhoun, John F. Kennedy, and Wellington C. Mepham High School were dotted with crowds of families and friends, and respectively the colors blue, green and maroon to celebrate the Bellmore-Merrick graduating classes of 2022.

Drill season is back at the Four Town’s Fireman’s Training Center

At the Four Town’s Fireman’s Training Center in Merrick, drill season returned during the North Bellmore Invitational Tournament.

All-Star Weekend wraps up a great season

The Bellmore Merrick Roller Hockey League had a blast during its All-Star weekend on June 18 and 19. The weekend of fun began Friday with the junior and senior division skills competition.

Jerry Kremer

America’s most familiar football, political variety

Whether you knew it or not, there are many types of football games. According to Wikipedia, the roster includes Jorkyball, cycle-ball, football tennis . . .

Randi Kreiss

Facts, fiction and when to fish for shad

I’m afraid if you didn’t cut your hair in March, potty train your 2-year-old, castrate your farm animals, quit smoking or get married, you probably missed the optimal moment for such events.


The medical facility a great community needs

Things we don’t want in our backyards: incinerators, releasing toxic fumes in the air. Nightclubs, with late-night rooftop music. Prisons, with their high walls and guarded towers.


Let’s let New York Power Authority take on Con Edison

Amid new reports of almost half a million New Yorkers struggling to catch up with their electricity bills, Con Edison’s decision to request further increases of up to 20 percent from state regulators is a slap in the face.