Seeking shelter from the opioid ‘storm’

Linda Ventura, of Kings Park, has been meeting with New York State legislators in Albany since 2012 to challenge a law mandating that people struggling with addiction fail an outpatient treatment program before acceptance into an inpatient program.

Merrick family recognized for supporting breast cancer awareness

The Baldinger family, of Merrick, was recognized at Connoisseur Media Long Island’s 20th annual Radio for a Cure, a breast cancer awareness luncheon held at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage on Oct. 3. The luncheon recognizes fundraising efforts by community members and local organizations.

Crown Gastropub to host golf tournament for Irma victims

Crown Gastropub in Bellmore will be holding an Inaugural Golf Tournament on Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Golf Club at Middle Bay in Oceanside. Tickets are $150 per person and all proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross and its Hurricane Irma Relief efforts.

‘Biker Run’ to be held this year in memory of Tina Depuis

Friends and family of Tina “Katina” Depuis are holding a commemorative “Biker Run” on Oct. 22, starting at 12 p.m. on Grand Avenue in Bellmore.

What exactly is the constitutional convention? Find out in North Merrick

On the Nov. 7 General Election ballot, there will be a proposition for voters to decide whether New York State should hold a Constitutional Convention. The North and Central Merrick and South Merrick …

Merrick Schools honors star staff members

The Merrick School District continued its tradition of acknowledging employees for their countless contributions and milestones, while welcoming them back with encouragement for the year ahead during the annual Superintendent’s Conference held on Aug. 31.

Mepham Key Club to honor 9/11 victims

The Mepham High School Key Club will be dedicating a plaque to commemorate the citizens who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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