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KJ Farrell’s Open Jam Night is a Musician’s Dream

Richard “Buzz” Bergen of Bellmore was returning to KJ Farrrell’s popular Sunday Open Jam Night after a prolonged absence. As a former saxophonist for the Rolling Stones tribute band Streetfighter, he was looking to maintain his musical timing by playing within

JFK Alumni Holds 50th Reunion for all Classes

Old friendships were renewed at a multi-class JFK Alumni reunion at Tropix in Freeport, as everyone reacted as though they had just seen one another yesterday. Smiles and emotions lit up the room as everyone shared childhood stories and told each

Bellmore Memorial Library to Host Indie Author Day

The Bellmore Memorial Library will host  the annual Indie Author Day on October 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free event will offer presentations by published authors, video publishing workshops, local-author panels, book readings, an “Author’s Alley” and other

Street Named After Roy Weinman

Two months after Bellmore resident Roy Weinman’s passing the Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores and the Town Of Hempstead have renamed Bedford Avenue as Roy Weinman Avenue in honor of the man who was born, raised, lived and spent his

Nephew Follows in 9-11 Firefighter’s Footsteps

At two years old James Rand was too young to understand what was about to unfold in his household on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. But his family did. “I was watching at work as planes flew into the

Chabad Introduces New Torah to Community

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life at 2174 Hewlett Avenue in Merrick introduced a new Torah scroll to the community and its members at the Merrick Gazebo recently to the delight of many of its members. Once several members had an