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Landmarks Commission Recommends Landmarking St. Matthias Church

DOUGLAS FINLAY Commissioners of the Town of Hempstead’s Landmarks Commission voted 5-0, with one abstention, to recommend to the Hempstead Town Board that the St. Matthias Episcopal Church at 2856 Jerusalem Avenue at the corner of Oakfield Avenue be landmarked for
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Mill Pond Cleanup Draws Participants

Several groups, led by the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation, bore down on Mill Pond on the Wantagh-Bellmore border to help remove spatterdock and other invasive vegetation that clutters up the pond and shoreline every few years. Here, Hempstead Town Councilwoman

Merrick Boy Scout Soars Like an Eagle!

Dean J. Paolillo, of North Merrick Troop 351, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. He raised well over $2000 hosting a pasta dinner fundraiser at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Merrick. He then was

Will a New Children’s Park be Built in South Merrick?

DOUGLAS FINLAY “Shame on anyone who would prevent a children’s park from being built” remarked Joe Baker, president of the South Merrick Community Civic Association, after Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino reserved decision at an October 3 town Board meeting until after

Local Artist Displays Work at Hempstead Town Hall

Bellmore artist Barbara Epstein is currently exhibiting her masterful artwork until the end of May at the Hempstead Town Hall. She is a member of the town’s Experienced Art Students Enrichment League (EASEL). To learn more about EASEL, call Hempstead Town’s
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Merrick Kiwanis Recognizes Local Student Achievements

The Kiwanis Club of Merrick honored one graduating senior from each of the Bellmore-Merrick CHSD schools at the Club’s 50th annual Student Recognition Night recently. Each of the students, selected by their respective principal, was chosen on the basis of academic