With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the seventh and Calhoun trailing Mepham by three runs in Friday’s decisive third game of their Nassau Class A baseball semifinal series...
It’s not every day that an elementary school gets to celebrate a centennial, but that was the case at Camp Avenue School in the North Merrick School District last week.
More than 100,000 customers across Nassau County’s South Shore communities may face a steep increase in their private water bills if Liberty Utilities’ planned rate hike is approved.
The Chabad Center for Jewish Life, which services the Jewish community of Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and surrounding communities, hosted its annual Lag B’Omer festivities on May 9.
Three Girl Scouts with North Bellmore roots participated in Operation Hometown Hero, an initiative by the Girl Scouts of the USA that helps scouting groups give back to heroes at home, and overseas.
At the Chuang Yen Monestary, a Buddhist institution in upstate New York, Joseph Darcourt, a junior at Calhoun High School, learned of the monestary's free book-distribution program, and connected the program to his own community.
Ava Mogelefsky, a junior at John F. Kennedy High School, has helped distribute more than 60 prom dresses since March to Long Island students with the school’s chapter of Becca’s Closet, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping high school students in need.
The Town of Hempstead announced the addition of several new animals at the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve, introducing Socks and Boots — the facility’s newest sheep — and goats Clay, Priscilla, Mia, Sweetie and Latte.
Last week, the Calhoun seniors began a two-part presentation for seventh- and eighth-grade students at Merrick Avenue Middle School, teaching the importance of decision making and understanding the consequences of using hateful symbols and speech.
For the 75th anniversary of Israel’s independence — celebrated on the holiday Yom Ha’atzmaut — the Merrick-Bellmore Jewish Community Council organized a joyous gathering that united the hamlets’ several synagogues for a celebration of love and hope for Israel and the Jewish people.
Since taking office, President Biden has been the subject of all manner of criticism. Most of it focuses on his age. He is described as weak, bumbling, demented and a host of other unkind adjectives. But somehow . . .
Born with the teaching gene and not likely to recover any time soon: That is my self-diagnosis.
The moment Russian President Vladimir Putin marched his forces across the border into neighboring Ukraine, the world was shocked.
Last month I made my first visit to Capitol Hill since Dec. 28, 2020, the day I had cast my final vote on the floor of Congress before my retirement from the House of Representatives.