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Kennedy Teacher Earns National Recognition

Kennedy High School English teacher Christy Rochford has achieved National Board certification. Rochford is the first teacher in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District to earn National Board recognition since 2002 and the only teacher presently on staff to have the
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MAMS Music Student Pens Song with Robbie Rosen

Samantha Horowitz, an eighth-grader at Merrick Avenue Middle School  has been singing her heart out since she was four years old and her mother, Tara Notrica, has always been her biggest fan. When Notrica recently became seriously ill, Horowitz turned to

Residents Vote to Sell School

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District will sell the Jerusalem Avenue Middle School to Nassau BOCES, its occupant of 19 years, after residents passed a referendum vote on December 5, with 759 votes for (73%) and 278 votes (27%) against. Nassau

Sardo Celebrates 25 Years as Music Teacher, Calhoun Choral Director

His music is the language of exhaltations – Sanford Sardo, music director at Calhoun High School who has furthered the Calhoun Choral Program to gain a national reputation, was feted for his accomplishments at an after-concert celebration last week that included

‘Rabbi Mickey’ Appointed New Rabbi of Temple Beth Am

Rabbi Michael Baum (“Rabbi Mickey”) was appointed Director of Education at Temple Beth Am in July 2007 and Head Rabbi of this year. A ceremony celebrating his installation as Head Rabbi was held earlier this month. Rabbi Baum has been involved

Councilwoman King Sweeney Advising Democratic Transition Teams

Signaling a potential thaw in the icy chill of partisanship enveloping both Hempstead Town and Nassau County politics, first-term Hempstead Town Republican Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney is working on Democrat Laura Gillen’s and Democrat Laura Curran’s transitions teams. “It’s a new