- The possible installation of synthetic turf fields at all three high schools of the Bellmore-Merrick CHSD have residents sounding off on the potential positive and negative side effects.
- A small fire damaged a home on Elaine Street after the fireplace burned straight through one of the walls of the home and continued outside.
- The first-place Mepham girls basketball team improved to 8-0 after defeating Long Beach 64-38, while the Bellmore-Merrick hockey team improved to 10-0 after taking down Cold Spring Harbor 4-1.
- The North Merrick Public Library unveiled renovation and construction plans for a $6.75 million redesign of the library.
- More than nine inches of snow fell on the streets of Merrick on Wednesday, but residents were more than ready for the storm.
- Calhoun student Jenny Wu was named an Intel semifinalist for her project "Synthesis, Biological Evaluation, and Potential Synergism of SB-T-1214 and Topotecan in Tumor-Targeting Drug Conjugates."
- The Nassau County Police Department issued a silver alert for a missing woman that was last seen in East Meadow. Amelia Giuliotti, 89, was last spotted on Dec. 18 while checking out of the Coliseum Motor Inn.
- East Meadow residents got their shovels out once again to dig themselves out from the snowstorm that struck on Tuesday night. Check out a photo gallery of the storm's remnants.
- After chatter of a Sonic Drive-in had been running rampid for months, corporate officials told Patch that their are no immediate plans to open an establishment in East Meadow.
- Levittown resident Steve Perullo won $10,000 on the drawing of Mega Millions, missing the grand prize by just one number.
- Levittown was hit with 13.2 inches of snow Tuesday night, but many residents were pleased with the town's snow removal and schools were back in session by Thursday.
- $3.9 million in capital funds have been invested for the resurfacing of eight Nassau County roads, including portions of North Jerusalem Avenue and Gardiners Avenue in Levittown.
- Seaford parents and students went to bat for the addition of a seventh-grade baseball team at a recent board of education meeting.
- A November community input survey showed a large disagreement over what to do with the Seaford Avenue Elementary School property.
- Multiple shopping cart fires and an assault by a bartender highlighted this week's crime report.