Merrick residents invited to a day of fun down by the sea

September 13, 2017 by  

The 37th Annual Family Festival by the Sea promises to be a weekend of events and activities everyone in the family will enjoy.

The town of Hempstead is [Read more]

Merrick residents invited to Hofstra for fun cultural event

August 21, 2017 by  

Whether Italian by birth or just by heart, an upcoming festival will offer plenty of excitement and fun for everyone.

The South Campus of [Read more]

Multiple Merrick expectant mothers hold up flights at airport

July 21, 2017 by  

Amused passengers took to social media to report the appearance of several ‘trespassers’ on the tarmac at JFK Airport.

Merrick residents should be on [Read more]

Boat launch reopens following lengthy restoration

June 11, 2017 by  

Nassau County residents will have full season access once again to Freeport’s Milburn Creek Boat Basin for the first time since the project began in [Read more]

Two local charities are big winners following recent fundraiser

May 9, 2017 by  

The Merrick Lions Club has managed to raise $6,000 to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Curé of Ars Food Pantry thanks to its [Read more]

Merrick student writer recognized nationally

April 21, 2017 by  

Alixandra Wilens of the Merrick School District has won the Scholastic Gold Medal for her submission of a compilation of previous work. Only eight students across the country were awarded the medal in 2017.

The creative student’s portfolio included a [Read more]

Spring art festival and craft fair has offerings aplenty

March 12, 2017 by  

Local artists and merchants are preparing for the Merrick Spring Festival Art, Craft and Gift Market scheduled next month.

Parking and admittance to the [Read more]

Young students in Merrick give back to their community in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 13, 2017 by  

Martin Luther King Jr. once said “the time is always right to do what is right” and local students recently took that lesson to heart by assisting a food pantry in honor of the civil rights leader.

Two classes spent several hours volunteering their [Read more]

Merrick student council holds successful toy drive

January 9, 2017 by  

Some student councils spend their time on issues that matter only to their classmates and their school, but duties at the Chatterton School in the Merrick School District are a little different. The mission of [Read more]

Area students gain firsthand community service experience

December 21, 2016 by  

The Stand Down outreach program just completed its second annual event to assist local veterans in need.

The group works with [Read more]

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