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  1. Heritage: Town's fascinating links to the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Berkhamsted Today

    ... Dacorum Youth Orchestra. Tackapousha, the 'sachem' or chief, together with other Native Americans of the Massapequa, Merrick and Rockaway tribes, conveyed to the Rev. Robert Fordham and John Carman all the 64,000 acres of land that comprised the ...

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  2. Top Transition Fair Returns on Tuesday, Jan. 6 from 6-9 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Patch.com

    Top Transition Fair Returns to Bellmore-Merrick High School District onTuesday, Jan. 6 from 6-9 p.m. Hosted by Calhoun H.S. The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District SEPTA and Community Parent Center will host the eighth annual Fair for Transitioning Students with Disabilities: From Eligibility to Employment and Beyond! The event is a step-by-step walk through the transitioning process, from eligibility determination through employment, as well as supported living options for people with special needs, featuring over forty agency information tables and nine workshops covering OPWDD agency-directed and self-directed services, Medicaid, SSI, Self-Advocacy and special needs planning.

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  3. Marcellus Watch: Selling an aquifer, at what cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Steuben Courier

    ... of preventing the brine from entering the (lower) aquifer," Livingston County Board of Supervisors Chairman James Merrick wrote McTiernan. Merrick said county officials were "not interested in any settlement that would result in the discontinuance ...

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  4. Heritage: Town's fascinating links to the Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tring Today

    ... Dacorum Youth Orchestra. Tackapousha, the 'sachem' or chief, together with other Native Americans of the Massapequa, Merrick and Rockaway tribes, conveyed to the Rev. Robert Fordham and John Carman all the 64,000 acres of land that comprised the ...

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  5. 'The Interview' attracts curious, defiant in MerrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Newsday

    Lines formed outside the Merrick Cinemas in Merrick, one of the movies showing was the The Interview that opened on Thursday, Christmas Day. Photo Credit: Uli Seit Lines formed outside the Merrick Cinemas in Merrick, one of the movies showing was the The Interview that opened on Thursday, Christmas Day.

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  6. Christmas resonates with faithful across LIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Newsday

    ... procession in a warm glow. At brunch in the church basement afterward, Carol Stoddard, 68, a social worker from Merrick, said Christmas was "a wonderful time to see everyone I don't see in the year and meeting new friends." Unlike many Orthodox ...

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  7. 'The Interview' attracts the curious -- and defiant -- in MerrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Newsday

    Lines formed outside the Merrick Cinemas in Merrick on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. "The Interview" was one of the movies showing.

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  8. Merrick Theater to Show 'The Interview'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Patch.com

    The movie announced on Facebook that it will show the Seth Rogan and James Franco farce about North Korea on Christmas, the date Sony originally intended to release the movie. Merrick Cinemas will show the film five times on Thursday with showings set for 12:30 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:45 p.m., and 10:15 p.m., according to Fandango.

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  9. Up to 25,000 police to attend slain NYPD officers' funeralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Newsday

    ... logistics, he said. "It is a production," said Giorgio, 53, a 32-year veteran of the force who lived for a time in Merrick. The Pentecostal service for Ramos is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Christ Tabernacle Church in Glendale, with ...

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  10. Track Santa's Trek to MerrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Patch.com

    Merrick families wondering just what time Santa Claus will make his appearance locally can track the jolly old elf's journey courtesy of NORAD. The North American Aerospace Defense Command has announced it will once again put its technological prowess to use helping children all over the world keep up with Santa's Christmas Eve ride.

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  11. Rwandan Genocide Survivor Visits Calhoun, MephamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Patch.com

    Students enrolled in Bellmore-Merrick's "Voices of the Past" social studies elective received a special visit from a Rwandan citizen who survived the genocide committed by Hutu extremists against his fellow Tutsi tribesmen. Johnson Mutibagirana was nine-years-old when he witnessed his mother being executed along with 40 other Tutsi neighbors when Hutu's began the politically-driven slaughter in 1994.

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  12. Braves grab first championship titleRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | South Shore Record

    Thanks to a group of athletic 9-year-olds, the Bellmore Braves Football organization has captured its first title. The 9U Bellmore Braves Football team, sponsored by the Bellmore-Merrick Youth Association, defeated the Long Beach Bulldogs in the Nassau County Youth Football League 9U Championship on Nov. 23. Head Coach Dennis Martinez noted that it's the first Braves squad to win an NCYFL title.

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  13. Benefit helps spread cancer awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South Shore Record

    Volunteers, founders and award recipients of Circle of Hope - a Merrick-based nonprofit organization that aims to help individuals and their families coping with the effects of breast cancer and other illnesses - gathered to celebrate one another's strength and service in the face of disease at the group's "Journey for a Purpose" benefit on Dec. 9. Folks from throughout Bellmore-Merrick celebrated stories of survival and service at Circle of Hope 's "Journey for a Purpose" benefit for individuals coping with breast cancer and other illnesses last week. On Dec. 9, Circle of Hope, a nonprofit organization organized by Chabad of Bellmore-Merrick-Wantagh , hosted its annual gala at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst.

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  14. Crash spills diesel on Merrick roadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | South Shore Record

    A dozen Merrick firefighters responded to a crash involving a Town of Hempstead sanitation truck on Nov. 10 near Babylon Turnpike and Meadowbrook Road. Nassau County's Hazardous Materials Response Division was called in to clean up a diesel fuel spill.

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  15. Christmas Village comes to BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South Shore Record

    ... Santa Claus from a chunk of ice. Daly has traveled around the world sculpting his ice creations. Milburn Lake, off Merrick Road in Baldwin, is a scenic area 365 days a year. But for the first time ever, Nassau County has created its own Christmas ...

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  16. Long Island's magnificent holiday light displays are family affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Newsday

    ... holiday light displays are family affairs that create lasting and cherished memories. Joseph and Helen Prestia of Merrick decorate for all the holidays that precede Christmas, including Valentine's Day and Easter. But Christmas for the couple is ...

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  17. Merrick center's bid to reclaim world record for menorah lighting comes up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    They set a world record, lost it to a competitor, then tried to reclaim it Thursday night: the most menorahs lit at one time in one place. The Merrick Jewish Centre entered the Guinness Book of World Records in 2011 by lighting 782 menorahs.

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  18. Nassau PBA party draws crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    ... to several people attended the event. The only Democratic Nassau County legislator there was Dave Denenberg of Merrick, who has been charged with mail fraud for allegedly bilking a client of his former law firm out of more than $2 million. Denenberg ...

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  19. Outdoor activities for the holiday season on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newsday

    ... for some old-fashioned fun. WHERE 4-8 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Merrick Road and Milburn Avenue (behind the Coral House ) in Baldwin Take a horse-and-buggy ride, just like in the days of yore, in a ...

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  20. What Were the Hits and Misses of Meetings and Events in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | BiZBash Event Style News

    ... at the airports." Frank Supovitz, president and chief experience officer, Fast Traffic Events & Entertainment , Merrick, New York "I was in attendance in New York/New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII as the It Factor's 'Celebrity Shop' division secured ...

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