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Teens feel 'free' at Pride for Youth LGBTQ prom in Bellmore

Lounging around at the "Alice in Wonderland"-themed Pride

(Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein)

Sam C. partied like any self-respecting “Queen of Hearts” should at an “Alice in Wonderland”-themed prom.

She held court.

Sam was ready for a photographer’s lens only after laying dramatically on a couch -- sprawled on top of friends Danny Petersen and Casey Donnelly -- simultaneously showing off red-and-black striped tights and a fearless nature. Not long before, she had helped lead...

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JFK Bellmore holds simultaneous reunions in Lido Beach and Florida

Alumni of the Bellmore-Merrick Central school district held

(Credit: Courtesy of Ron Steiger)

When alumni of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore began planning their latest reunion, they realized that former students from other high schools in their district -- and even those who have since moved to a warmer climate -- wanted to participate.

So JFK Alumni Inc., the high school's alumni association, organized its first multi-high school, multi-graduating class, multi-state reunion...

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Beautifying John F. Kennedy HS Bellmore 1 brick at a time

Examples of the bricks people can purchase as

(Credit: JFK Bellmore)

Alumni of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore are joining forces to beautify their school for years to come. By piecing together personal messages engraved on customizable bricks, past and present students, teachers, and local businesses are contributing to a new walkway in an effort to beautify the area around the high school’s sports fields.

Headed by JFK Alumni Inc., the high school's...

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