24 min ago
Santa Crawl, Christmas in Heaven, Fashion Show This Weekend
If you're looking for something else to do this weekend other than relaxing, you've come to the right place.
4 hrs ago
Help Wanted: Tennis Reporter, Vet's Assistant, Hairdresser Jobs Available
For those seeking work in the area - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - check out the list of local job openings below.
8 hrs ago
FDA urges phaseout of some antibiotics in meat
In Suffolk Cnty accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 EB near X55/Motor Pkwy.
12 hrs ago
Cops: Merrick Man Under Influence of Drugs, Led to Ocean Parkway Crash
A Merrick man was arrested after he was allegedly was under the influence of drugs when his vehicle was involved in a head-on crash Tuesday.
17 hrs ago
Rockwin Re-Elected as North Merrick Fire Commissioner
Incumbent Scott Rockwin has been re-elected into a five-year term as fire commissioner of the North Merrick Fire Department.
20 hrs ago
Crimes Nearby: Package Thief Caught on Tape
Garden City police are seeking the public's help in identifying a woman wanted in connection with a Dec. 3 incident in which a package was removed from the front step of a Jefferson Street home.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Police Investigating Local Bank Robbery Attempt
Nassau County Police said they are investigating a bank robbery attempt which occurred Tuesday morning at Dime Savings Bank on West Merrick Road in Valley Stream.
Hershey's on Bedford Avenue Closes
Hershey's of Bellmore at 305-309 Bedford Ave. has shuttered. The business , which was owned by bothers, Tommy, Bobby and Ronnie Gies of Merrick, opened in Bellmore in January 2012.
Bellmore-Merrick CHSD Afternoon, Evening Activities Canceled
Afternoon and evening activities for the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District have been canceled due to the inclement weather.
Merrick Road Rite Aid Going Out of Business
Rite Aid, which is located at 2410 Merrick Rd . near the Newbridge Road intersection, will close its doors Thursday.
Fire Commissioner Elections Set For Tuesday
Fire commissioner elections will be held in North Merrick on Tuesday. Oscar Thompson is running against Joseph Vicario for a 2-year term.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Xaga Sushi to Pay More Than $288,000 in Back Wages
Grand Saga Restaurant Inc. and Xaga Sushi Restaurant Inc., both doing business as Xaga Sushi and Mei Yu Zhang, president of both corporations, will pay $261,887 in back wages and liquidated damages to 70 low-wage workers as part of a consent judgment by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Crimes Nearby: 7 Bottles of Liquor Stolen, Arby's Theft
The following information is taken directly from the Nassau County Police Department's incident reports.
A Rose Grows on Bedford Avenue
Rose Tzanetos, of Merrick, loves breakfast and for years she searched for the perfect spot to get a decent one.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Biz Wrap: Healthy Plates Grill, Sonic Update, Ralphs Relocates
In a tough economy, local businesses are doing what they have to do to survive. As always, we posted some jobs available locally.
Merrick Block by Block: Changes in Obesity Rates
Newscruncher is a daily series that breaks down the characteristics of your town by the numbers.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Weekly Recap: School Bond Approved, Bellmore Man Wins $1 Million
Busy week? No worries. Patch highlighted the top stories of the week so you can catch up on all of the local news.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
12-time drunken driver gets prison sentence
Sean Crane, 51, pleaded guilty to felony drunken driving -- his 12th drunken driving conviction -- among other charges after hitting a couple in their 70s last year as they crossed Merrick Road in Oceanside, leaving both of them injured, prosecutors said.
Seaford Tanning Salon to Hold Holiday Toy Drive
A local business will make you ready for the beach in December in return for a charitable donation.