Monthly Archive:: June 2014

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Bellmore’s Shore Road Students Move Up

Sixth-graders from Bellmore’s Shore Road School concluded their elementary careers and prepared to transition to Grand Avenue Middle School during the annual moving up ceremony lat week. Surrounded by family, friends, Board of Education members, administrators and teachers, the students listened
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Merrick Library Children’s Librarian to Retire After Nearly 30 Years

By Sharon G. Jonas In 1985, when Bonnie Markel, a young mother of three, accepted a part-time job in the children’s section at the Merrick Library after trying substitute teaching,  she thought it was a nice way to get out of

Take a Chance – Commencement Speech to North Merrick Elementary Students

North Merrick School District Board of Education Trustee, Wendy Gargiulo, delivered the following commencement speech to the graduating sixth graders from Camp Avenue, Old Mill Road and Fayette Schools. YourNewsMag read it on Ms. Gargiulo’s blog   When I sat down
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June 2014 issue

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Merrick Senior Retires to the Acting Life

By Sharon G. Jonas When Cliff Dies (Dee-es) retired at age 65 after 48 years in the workforce, he swore he’d never take another job again – unless it was fun. He didn’t expect what happened next. One Saturday while reading

Merrick 9/11 Memorial Preserve To Get New Benches

Scout Troop 351 of St. John’s Lutheran Church on Van Roo Avenue in Merrick will be busy this weekend, June 21 and 22, helping Benjamin Heo, a senior at Lutheran High School in Brookville, with his Eagle Scout Project, and you