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Calhoun High School Celebrates ColtFest And Homecoming  Merrick, NY Patch

Calhoun High School Celebrates Homecoming - Merrick, NY - The school and community came out to celebrate Calhoun, and to play a nail-biter of a game ...



Souper Fry Is Returning To Merrick Next Week  Merrick, NY Patch

Souper Fry Is Returning To Merrick Next Week - Merrick, NY - The restaurant, which closed in 2017, is reopening in its original location, and bringing back its ...



Calhoun Educator Honored As Distinguished Teacher  Patch.com

Calhoun Educator Honored As Distinguished Teacher - Merrick, NY - English teacher Jason Boland was recognized by the Harvard Club of Long Island.



Sanford H. Calhoun HS Celebrates 59th Commencement Ceremony  Patch.com

Calhoun Celebrates 59th Commencement Ceremony - Bellmore, NY - The school sent of the class of 2018 in grand style over the weekend.



Authors bring 9/11 to life for Bellmore-Merrick students  liherald.com

Two books on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — Nora Raleigh Baskin's “Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story” and Gae Polisner's “The Memory of Things” ...



Debbie Gibson attends LI high school reunion  Newsday

The singer says she had "an amazing time" Saturday with her Sanford H. Calhoun High School classmates.



Calhouns VE Team Nabs First Place at Adelphi  Patch.com

Calhoun's VE Team Nabs First Place at Adelphi - Merrick, NY - Students from Calhoun High School's business program put their knowledge of essential and ...



Bellmore-Merrick students walk the runway for a cause  liherald.com

The students of John F. Kennedy and Sanford H. Calhoun high schools performed a fashion show and raised over $10,000 for charity on May 3. The fashion ...



Calhoun student reaches new musical heights  liherald

Like other students in the district, Ben Shaposhnikov, a 17-year-old student at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, has been playing music since fourth grade. Now ...



Bellmore-Merrick Bowling Team Named County Champs  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bellmore-Merrick Bowling Team Named County Champs - Bellmore, NY - The team is now going on to compete in the state championship in March.



Calhoun High School Graduation 2016  Patch.com

Members of Sanford H. Calhoun High School's Class of 2016 are now officially high school graduates. The 57th commencement ceremony took place on ...



Calhoun grads Ben and Jerry return to Long Island  liherald.com

“We grew up in the 1960s, during a time of peace, love and caring for other human beings,” said Jerry Greenfield. “That's who Ben and I were.” Graduates of ...



Bellmore-Merrick district puts school safety in the spotlight  liherald.com

In the wake of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead and the country grieving while it drew ...



Nick Pappas appointed at Wantagh High School  Newsday

EDUCATION The Wantagh School District has appointed two administrators. Nick Pappas of Manhasset, new assistant principal at Wantagh High School, ...



Merrick school district  Newsday

VOTING7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Norman J. Levy Lakeside School.THE BUDGETThe district proposes a $51791334 budget for 2018-19, a 5.1 percent ...



Calhoun alumna follows soccer dream to Hungary  liherald.com

Kayla Cappuzzo's alarm clock rings at 8 a.m. in Hungary — 2 a.m. in America — and she doesn't hit snooze like many other 22-year-olds. She pops out of bed.



Bellmore-Merrick CHSD Students Win National Writing Award  Merrick, NY Patch

Bel-Mer CHSD Students Win National Writing Award - Merrick, NY - Students from both high schools won awards from the National Council of Teachers of ...



Calhoun Students Leading Cultural Exchange With Mississippi School  Patch.com

Calhoun Students Leading Cultural Exchange - Bellmore, NY - The students will head down south later this month, before students from Mississippi visit in April.



Calhoun Says Goodbye To The Class Of 2017  Patch.com

The June 25 commencement ceremony for Sanford H. Calhoun High School's Class of 2017, which was held at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, celebrated the ...



Merrick family's holiday lights hit TV  liherald.com

It's an annual tradition for the Heide family to have the brightest house on the block during the holiday season. Now, their Merrick house will be seen nationwide, ...



Calhoun High School Named Scholar Athlete School of Distinction  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Calhoun High was recently named a Scholar Athlete School of Distinction by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.



Calhoun Girls Track Wins First Conference Championship  Patch.com

Calhoun Girls Track Wins Conference Championship - Merrick, NY - The girls almost brought home the gold last year and vowed to be champions in 2018.



Ben & Jerry's Long Island Roots  Long Island Press

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield shared the secrets of their success during a recent visit to Adelphi University (Photo by Jennifer Uihlein). Facebook Twitter ...



Meet The Calhoun Valedictorian And Salutatorian  Patch.com

Meet The Calhoun Valedictorian And Salutatorian - Merrick, NY - Both students are, of course, incredibly accomplished both in and out of the classroom.



Teacher, child bonded on project after death  Newsday

Editor's note: This story is part of an ongoing series on the careers of retired Long Island teachers and where they are now. If you are a retired Long Island ...



All Bellmore-Merrick High Schools Named Among The Best In The State  Patch.com

Bel-Mer HS Named Among Best In The State - Bellmore, NY - About 35 schools from Long Island made Niche.com's 100 best public high schools in New York ...



The Calhoun On Tour Company presents We Will Rock You (School Edition)  liherald.com

The Calhoun High School On Tour Company continues its 44th season with the epic musical based on the music of ​Queen​, ​We Will Rock You (School ...



Councilman Gary Hudes visits Calhoun High School  Patch.com

Students at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, received some noteworthy advice from Hempstead Town.



One Calhoun HS Student Named National Merit Semifinalist  Patch.com

One SHCHS Student National Merit Semifinalist - Merrick, NY - They will go on to compete for a prestigious title and scholarship reward.



Calhoun Boys Soccer Team Clinches Long Island Championship Title  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - BREAKING: The boys will play for the state title on Saturday.



Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard opens its doors wider to those in need  liherald.com

Since 2016, a *service* for many in the Bellmore-Merrick community has operated from a book room in the Brookside school building on Meadowbrook Road.



Calhoun Honors Students, Teachers at Blue and Gray Awards  Patch.com

Fourteen students and 12 teachers were recognized for their efforts this year at Sanford H. Calhoun High School's Annual Blue and Gray Awards Dinner.



Baseball Field Rededicated in Emotional Ceremony  Patch.com

In an emotional ceremony held at the varsity baseball field at Sanford H. Calhoun High School in Merrick, the diamond was renamed after dedicated coach, ...



Calhoun alums pen new comedy 'Blockers'  liherald.com

The highly anticipated new film “Blockers” has its roots in Merrick, where its co-writers, Jim and Brian Kehoe, grew up and attended Calhoun High School.



Calhoun Athletes Commit to Colleges  Patch.com

Student athletes at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, recently announced their commitment to play ...



Mepham, Calhoun Named Among Best High Schools In State  Patch.com

Mepham, Calhoun Among Best High Schools In State - Bellmore, NY - Long Island is well represented on Niche's new list of the best public high schools in New ...



David Higgins, 76, Modale | Obituaries  Blair Enterprise Publishing

David Higgins, 76. Jeff David Higgins was born on June 15, 1942, in Rockville Center, Long Island, N.Y. On Jan. 9, 2019, he died as a hospice resident at ...



Calhoun Girls Track Earns Conference Runners-Up Title  Patch.com

Girls Track Earns Conference Runners-Up Title - Bellmore, NY - It was the first time in more than 20 years the girls did so well.



Calhoun High School To Host Annual St. Baldricks Shave  Patch.com

Calhoun High School To Host St. Baldrick's Shave - Bellmore, NY - You can have a great time, get a free haircut and raise money to fight juvenile cancer, all at ...



Calhoun, Mepham Pin Down Alumni in Wrestling Match  Patch.com

The Sanford H. Calhoun High School wrestling program celebrated its history by hosting an alumni match versus intradistrict team Wellington C. Mepham on Jan ...



Bellmore-Merrick Students Belt At Vocal Music Showcase  Patch.com

Bellmore-Merrick Students Belt At Music Showcase - Merrick, NY - Choral groups from all over the district came together to perform at the unique event.



Calhoun Girls Track Team Wins Schools First Conference Championship  Patch.com

Calhoun Girls Track Team Wins First Championship - Bellmore, NY - It was the first time in the school's history that the girl's track and field team brought home ...



Central High School District revamp is well under way  liherald.com

In each of the Bellmore-Merrick Central District's five schools, students' desks are now stacked in halls beside cardboard boxes full of textbooks and teachers' ...



14-year-old Merrick girl catches attention of MLB scouts  News 12 Long Island

A 14-year-old female baseball player from Merrick has caught the attention of Major League Baseball scouts.



Bellmore-Merrick Expands Its Food Pantry  Patch.com

Bellmore-Merrick Expands Its Food Pantry - Bellmore, NY - The Community Cupboard is now able to help even more local families.



A new challenge for Central science scholars  liherald

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District held its first Advanced Science Research Day at Long Island University Post on Nov. 17. “I don't want to hurt it ...



Calhoun Students Interest In Health Care Sparked  Patch.com

Students in Christine Boyce's science class at Calhoun High School recently participated in the North Shore-LIJ SPARK! Challenge. The students were matched ...



Calhoun Business Students Named Regional Competition Finalists  Patch.com

Calhoun Students Named Competition Finalists - Bellmore, NY - The students will go on to the state competition in April.



Long Island Students Planning Gun Protest Walkout Next Week  Long Beach, NY Patch

Long Island Students Planning Walkout Next Week - Long Beach, NY - 'Not just thoughts and prayers, but action and change,' one student organizer said.



New beginnings at Bellmore-Merrick Central  Patch.com

The new school year is off to a *fresh* start in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District as students entered into updated buildings courtesy of numerous ...



Calhoun grads urged to find ways to serve others  liherald.com

Sanford H. Calhoun High School's graduating seniors were celebrated as individuals and a group with deep bonds on June 25, at the commencement ...



Patricia (Becker) Linder | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Patricia Linder, 71, Kokomo, passed away Saturday evening January 12, 2019, at her home. She was born November 8, 1947, in Rockville Centre, New York.



Calhoun senior saves hockey player with CPR  liherald.com

While attending an ice hockey tournament in upstate Lake Placid in late January, Calhoun High School senior Austin McLoughlin sprung into action to ...



Prep for the Future Gives Thanks at Calhoun BBQ  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - The end-of-year appreciation barbecue was held to thank members of the community for their continued support.



Calhoun dedicates field to baseball coach  liherald.com

For 46 years, the baseball field at Calhoun High School was Joe Corea's home turf, and now it will remain his for many more years to come. On May 9, Calhoun ...



Calhoun Senior Wins Cristin Bambino Award  Patch.com

Gillian Cohen, a senior at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, was the recipient of the prestigious New York School Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR)/Cristin Bambino ...



Merrick, North Merrick BOE races are competitive  liherald.com

The Merrick and North Merrick school districts both feature competitive Board of Education races this year, with three incumbents and two challengers vying for ...



Calhoun wins division title  liherald.com

When inclement weather forced the Division 2A track and field championships to head into an unprecedented third day, crosstown rivals Mepham and Calhoun, ...



Retired NYPD officer from Merrick dies of 9/11 illness  liherald.com

Seventeen years after two planes collided into New York's World Trade Center, the death toll continues to rise. Anthony Hanlon, a New York City Police ...



Schools across LI prepare for walkout  Newsday

Schools on Long Island and nationwide are performing a delicate dance as they work both to allow and control student-led walkouts planned Wednesday ...



Rwandan Genocide Survivor Visits Calhoun, Mepham  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Johnson Mutibagirana visits classes for "Voices of the Past" social studies program.



Transgender teen celebrates new life at prom  Newsday

Ollie Steil began ninth grade in the fall of 2013 as a depressed female named Olivia, but on Thursday he was full of smiles, sporting a tuxedo at Calhoun High ...



Calhoun baseball alumni drafted by MLB teams  liherald.com

Jake Thomas and Alex Vargas, both 21, played baseball together in 2011 at Calhoun High School under legendary coach Joe Corea. In 2010, Thomas led the ...



Calhoun Boys Soccer Crowned County Champs  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - BREAKING: They defeated Massapequa 1-0 to secure their title. Now they'll go for the Long Island championship.



Calhoun Raises $75G at Relay for Life  Patch.com

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School community kicked off its first-ever Relay for Life as hundreds gathered to march around the track at Sanford H.



Merrick senior 'humbled' by Tanzania visit  liherald.com

Calhoun High School senior Hadi Aziz, 17, arrived at the crowded reception area of Medewell Health Center at 8 a.m. each day to observe its operations.



Calhoun Homecoming Festivities Hit High Notes  Patch.com

Homecoming was a festive fanfare at Sanford H. Calhoun High School on Oct. 14 when students enjoyed the annual Colt Festival, a pep rally and then the ...



Bellmore-Merrick Swimmers Honored  Patch.com

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District's Board of Education recognized members of the district aquatic team, the Bellmore-Merrick Sharks, for their ...



Calhoun student to direct countywide production of 'Heathers'  East Rockaway Herald

A new theater group has formed among Nassau County's young actors. Doug Gallo, an incoming senior at Calhoun High School, founded the group by rallying ...



Calhoun Cheer Squad Named Nassau County Champs  Patch.com

The Sanford H. Calhoun High School varsity cheerleaders became Nassau County Champions at the Nassau County Section 8 Championship on Feb. 26.



North Merrick Library budget, trustee vote approaching  liherald.com

North Merrick Public Library voters will have before them two candidates for one trustee position, as well as a $2.6 million budget, at the April 25 vote.



The changing face of Calhoun cheer  liherald.com

Calhoun High School's cheerleading team celebrated a series of firsts this season. It was the first time that two male cheerleaders competed with the Colts in the ...



Calhoun recalls Renaissance educator  liherald.com

“Remember, you are the future.” Douglas Smestad repeated this affirmation daily to the hundreds of students he taught for two and a half decades in history ...



LI salutatorians 2018: Paul D. Schreiber to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2018 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Paul D. Schreiber to Wyandanch.



Calhoun students sponsor Kenyan student's college education  liherald.com

Students from Calhoun High School's Senior Experience class used the funds that they recently raised through their annual fashion show to give a student from ...



Calhoun student fights back against bullying with music  liherald.com

While Brianna McDonough, 16, of Merrick, and Brendan Carr, 13, of Long Beach, were not close, she understands how bullying played a part in his September ...



Calhoun sprint medley squad headed to nationals  liherald.com

For the first time in Calhoun High School history, a track relay team has qualified for nationals. The sprint medley relay squad of Devon Bayer, Grace Moore, ...



Ben and Jerry bring sweetness to Mayo Speaker Series  88.9 KETR

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream spoke at Ferguson Auditorium at Texas A&M University-Commerce on November 12 as part of.



Merrick, N.Y., a Hamlet With a Nautical Flavor  New York Times

On the South Shore of Nassau County, Merrick draws young families looking for good schools, a sense of community and proximity to the water. Here, a boater ...



Long Islanders who’ve competed on ‘Survivor’  Newsday

When “Survivor: Ghost Island” premieres Wednesday at 8 p.m., that 36th edition of the CBS reality competition will have not only two Long Islanders, but also the ...



Bellmore-Merrick seniors get together at pre-prom parties  liherald.com

Glitter and glitz were in ample supply last Thursday in Bellmore-Merrick as high school seniors gathered at friends' homes before prom. Calhoun High School's ...



Hewlett High School Named One Of The Best In The State  Patch.com

Hewlett HS Named One Of The Best In The State - Five Towns, NY - About 35 schools from Long Island made Niche.com's 100 best public high schools in New ...



'We all have something to offer'  liherald.com

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., born Jan. 15, 1929, said that the most urgent question in life is, “What are you doing for others?” Students in the ...



An all-around scholar-athlete  Newsday

A Merrick student has made his mark by balancing a wide array of activities from the classroom to the athletic fields.David Bekore, a senior at Sanford H.



Sweet Home, Long Island  Vanity Fair

A Visit to Lindsay Lohan's Home Town and the Folks Who Knew Her B.T. (Before Trainwreck)



Intel honors Calhoun seniors' reports  liherald.com

Each year the Society for Science & The Public awards Research Report Badges to students entering the Intel Science Talent Search whose reports ...



Calhoun wind ensemble earns national honors  liherald.com

Calhoun High School's 69-member wind ensemble earned Best in Class in the Triple A Division and second place among 14 other ensembles at Festival ...



Calhoun joins hands against cancer  liherald.com

Hundreds of people, most of them students, came together on Saturday, April 24, at Calhoun High School for Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society's ...



Merrick School Board Candidate: Dr. Pamela Banks  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Banks is hoping to be elected to the Merrick School Board.



Dozens of L.I. Students Named Regeneron Scholars  Patch.com

Dozens of L.I. Students Named Regeneron Scholars - Merrick, NY - The students come from schools all over the Island, and are now in the running to compete ...



LI valedictorians 2017: Roslyn to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2017 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Roslyn to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Six vie for three seats on North Merrick board  liherald.com

Three seats are up for grabs in this year's race for the North Merrick Board of Education. Two are being vacated by longtime Trustees George Haile and Linda ...



Elliot Hirshon, longtime public servant and beloved father of ex-Newser, dead at 69  New York Daily News

Elliot Hirshon, the father of former Daily News reporter Nicholas Hirshon, has died. He was 69.



Merrick Avenue Hosts Tourney for Relay for Life  Patch.com

Students at Merrick Avenue Middle School, in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, participated in a basketball tournament to help raise funds or ...



Great Neck South Named No. 3 Best Public High School in New York in 2017  Patch.com

Great Neck School Rankings. - Great Neck, NY - Great Neck South is No. 3 in New York but No. 1 on Long Island. Great Neck High School North also made the ...



Calhoun grad: Virgin Islands need help after Irma  liherald.com

Jennie Rabinowitz, a graduate of Calhoun High School who has been living on St. Thomas, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, for the past five years, said that she was ...



Bellmore-Merrick Announces Poetry Out Loud Finalists  Patch.com

Poetry as performance art continued its popularity across the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, as all three high schools held their individual Poetry ...



Massapequa High Makes Newsweeks List of Top High Schools in the Country  Patch.com

Newsweek's list of the best public high schools in the country was released Thursday morning — and it's one you'll want to pay attention to if you care about ...



Lynbrook High School in the top 500  liherald.com

Lynbrook High School has been named one of the top 500 public high schools in the nation by Newsweek magazine, which released its annual rankings last ...



XC: Hofstra Names Laura Cummings Assistant Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach  The official website of Hofstra University Athletics

Hempstead, NY – Hofstra University Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach Vince Giambanco announced the appointment of former collegiate ...



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