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Transforming Thanksgiving Leftovers

DOUGLAS FINLAY Thanksgiving is a quintessential American holiday – the other being the Fourth the July – in which people rejoice and give thanks for all they have. During this four-day holiday extravaganza,  thoughts of  parades pervade the air, along with

Merrick Author Launches First Novel

At the age of 19 Lonnie Ostrow was, like many men with sensibilities his age, trying to find his way through, reading poetry and playing guitar. He even strung together a couple of songs, writing both the music and lyrics. Many

Bellmore’s Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Extravaganza

After putting up snowflakes all over town, and welcoming Santa Claus the day after Thanksgiving with stops all around town, The Chamber of Commerce of the Bellmores continues with the festive holiday season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday
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MAP Students Hold Shakespeare Festival

The question was to be or not to be and students at the Meadowbrook Alternative Program in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District held the answer as they performed in the sixth annual Shakespeare Festival. Julia Grandville, Anthony Zimmardi, Kat Tzorzis

Put Spring Back in Your Step with Outdoor Exercise

Local parks combine nature with nurturing for a healthy lifestyle SHARON G. JONAS Now that spring has arrived and enlivens the world around us, why not embrace this time of renewal by making a fresh start on your own? For many,

A Place to Hang Art Work – and Have a Meal

The Starving Artist Café is the love-child of Jeff and Carol Ceraso of North Bellmore, and follows their first two children, Sarah, 26, who creates stencils and is a print maker, and Jake, 21, who is an artist. Both children grew