1.The 2012-13 East Meadow School District's proposed budget includes no cuts in programs or staff at any of the area’s schools. Read more here.
2. A student from Bellmore's Mepham High School recently hosted a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk. Read more here.
3. Long Island American Water became the largest investor-owned water utility in the state this week after acquiring several water systems from Aqua America. The acquisition will affect Bellmore-Merrick customers. Read more here.
4.Need a new job or a career change? Check out Jobs in Bellmore on Bellmore Patch.
5. Neil Brown is running for his second term on the North Merrick Board of Education. Read more about the candidate here.