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Town of Hempstead OKs Bellmore convenience store

Hempstead Town Hall at 1 Washington St. in

(Credit: JC Cherubini)

The Town of Hempstead has approved an application to build a convenience store in Bellmore.

An application by Hartplace Reality Inc., based in Bethpage, sought a variance of the Gas Service Station District for a setback convenience store at the northwest corner of Merrick and Newbridge roads in Bellmore.

The Town Board on Tuesday voted 5-0 to approve the project, with Councilwoman Angie...

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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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