Governor Cuomo rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday morning, the first day the physical building has been open for trading in months. The symbolic gesture came on the same day …
Coleman Country Day Camp, a popular summer destination for hundreds of kids in Bellmore and Merrick, will be closed for the summer.
Rachel Rabinowitz’s corporate position at Macy’s New York City headquarters was her first major job out of college. Despite a total of four years there, she was furloughed in April as the Covid-19 outbreak grew more severe.
Members of the American Legion Post 1749 and the Jewish War Veterans Post 652 will be celebrating Memorial Day with social-distancing in mind. On Monday, May 25, the veterans will …
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.
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 …
The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District and its four component elementary school districts will conclude the semester — and months of remote learning — on Wednesday, June 17.
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.
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 …
As a drama club performer and senior at Wellington C. Mepham High School, a former EMT volunteer and Merrick’s local CVS store associate, the outbreak of Covid-19 has not slowed Matthew Singh …
It’s been quite a ride for Gary Contessa. After 35 years as a thoroughbred racehorse trainer, Contessa, who grew up in Merrick, decided it was time — not to retire, but to close one chapter of his career.
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 …
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 . . .
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.
Let’s not mince words: The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program, which was supposed to hurry loans to small businesses so they can make payroll and stay afloat, has been troubled from the start.
As we suffer through pandemic-mandated home confinement, the media becomes more and more important to us each day. We follow it for information, for comfort, for life-saving advice and for ways to keep us from having nervous breakdowns.
I am reading so many good words these days, but sadly, none of them are coming from the president. That’s a shame, because throughout history, words have inspired people to resist tyranny, to slog through depressions and to find their better selves in times of crisis.