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North Bellmore SD Reschedules Budget Vote

The North Bellmore School District will hold a second vote on its 2018-19 fiscal budget on Tuesday, June 19, after its initial 2018-19 fiscal budget was voted down during budget voting on May 15. Residents will be asked to vote for

Merrick Kiwanis Club Holds Student Recognition Night

Senior students Ariel Blake, Patrick Boyle, Jordan Ladd and Dori Mudloff were named by the Merrick Kiwanis Club as outstanding students for their community service during the club’s annual Student Recognition Night held earlier this month at Gino’s of Bellmore on

Four Local School Budgets Pass, One Falters

Residents in the Bellmores and the Merricks handily passed four of five 2018-19 budgets, with the North Bellmore School District failing to pass its $57,228,137 budget on a super majority vote. Residents in the North Bellmore School District voted 1322 for the

Where to Cast Your School Ballots

Voting for the 2018-19 school budget and school board members comes in the middle of the month, on Tuesday, May 15. The voting times available at the four elementary component districts – which will include voting for the 2018-19 Bellmore-Merrick Central

Costlier School Budgets Offer More Security

Budgets in the communities’ five school districts for the 2018-19 fiscal year are reflecting changing priorities in the face of new  realities that have quickly encroached on school boards, such as school safety concerns after 17 people were killed in a
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Kennedy High School Names New Principal

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School Board of Education appointed Gerard Owenburg as the principal of Kennedy High School, effective July 1. As an assistant principal at the high school for the last several years, he said in a statement that “I