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Met with former Olympian Jim Ryan

March 8, 2016 by Kenneth Hagelmann (Register to contact)

My running club had former Olympian Jim Ryan as a speaker.I met him in 1966 at an invitational track meet held at the Univ of Nebraska. He of course ran the mile run and won in 3:55.I was entered in 2 mile and ran the race of my life in 9:18.

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Mepham Footballer Finalist For Heart Of A Giant Award  Bellmore, NY Patch

Mepham Footballer Finalist For 'Heart Of A Giant' - Bellmore, NY - Anthony Novello is one of six student-athletes across the state to be a finalist. The winner will ...



Mephams Battle Of The Classes Raises $5,000 For Charity  Bellmore, NY Patch

Mepham's Battle Of The Classes Raises $5000 - Bellmore, NY - The money raised is being donated to Building Homes For Heroes for U.S. Navy Petty Officer ...



Bel-Mer Student Designs New Arts Department Logo  Bellmore, NY Patch

Students in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District were recently given the opportunity to show off their artistic abilities to design a new logo for the art ...



Mepham High School Sends Off The Class Of 2018  Patch.com

Wellington C. Mepham High School marked its 80th commencement ceremony on June 24 at the NYCM Theatre at Westbury. Principal Eric Gomez, who ...



Scheuermann, Ralph Otto | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Ralph O. Scheuermann was called to eternal life on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in Fredericksburg, after a long, valiant battle with cancer. Ralph was born on ...



Mepham Celebrates Homecoming With Pride, And A Big Win  Merrick, NY Patch

Mepham Celebrates Homecoming With Pride, And A Win - Merrick, NY - The Bellmore-Merrick community came out to show its support for the school and to ...



Bellmore-Merrick CHSD Students Win National Writing Award  Merrick, NY Patch

Bel-Mer CHSD Students Win National Writing Award - Merrick, NY - Students from both high schools won awards from the National Council of Teachers of ...



2018 Mepham grad battling brain cancer  liherald.com

Editor's note: The Herald has learned that Ian Mass passed away over the weekend. Our thoughts are with his family. Ian Mass, 18, was first diagnosed with a ...



4 Bellmore-Merrick Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Merrick, NY Patch

4 Named National Merit Semifinalists - Bellmore, NY - They will now go on to compete for millions in scholarship money from the National Merit Scholarship ...



Mepham Senior Named To Nassaus Golden 11 Football Team  Patch.com

Mepham Senior On Nassau's Golden 11 Football Team - Merrick, NY - Only 11 student athletes from the county can be on the team.



Mepham grads urged to take risks, remember values  liherald.com

Graduates of Mepham High School were reminded on June 24 of the impact they have already made on their own community, and urged to continue to impact ...



Mepham Wrestlers Named Tournament Champs  Patch.com

Mepham Wrestlers Named Tournament Champs - Merrick, NY - Members of the Wellington C. Mepham HS wrestling team were named Sprig Gardner ...



North Bellmore Appoints Rosemarie Corless To School Board  Bellmore, NY Patch

North Bellmore Appoints Rosemarie Corless To BOE - Bellmore, NY - The former trustee is filling a vacancy on the board, and will serve until next May.



Mepham High School Graduation 2016  Patch.com

Members of Wellington C. Mepham High School's Class of 2016 are now officially high school graduates. The 78th commencement ceremony took place on ...



Authors bring 9/11 to life for Bellmore-Merrick students  liherald.com

Two books on the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — Nora Raleigh Baskin's “Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story” and Gae Polisner's “The Memory of Things” ...



Mepham, Calhoun Named Among Best High Schools In State  Patch.com

Mepham, Calhoun Among Best High Schools In State - Bellmore, NY - Long Island is well represented on Niche's new list of the best public high schools in New ...



Mepham Student To Have Scientific Work Published  Patch.com

Mepham Student To Have Scientific Work Published - Bellmore, NY - She is the co-author of the paper. She has been working on the research for two years.



North Bellmore Grads Encouraged To Dream Big  Patch.com

North Bellmore Grads Encouraged To Dream Big - Bellmore, NY - The students are now heading to the Central High School District for the next stage of their ...



North Bellmore district lowers budget by $75K for revote  liherald.com

North Bellmore School District officials on June 19 will present voters with a budget that contains $75,000 less spending than the one that failed to pass at the ...



Mepham Pride Soars At 80th Anniversary Homecoming  Patch.com

Mepham Pride Soars At 80th Anniversary Homecoming - Bellmore, NY - The Pirates defeated New Hyde Park to keep their winning streak going.



Bellmore Teen Makes Threat Toward His High School: Police  Patch.com

Teen Makes Terroristic Threat Toward High School - Bellmore, NY - Police say he threatened violence against the school on social media.



Bellmore-Merrick Community Cupboard opens its doors wider to those in need  liherald.com

Since 2016, a *service* for many in the Bellmore-Merrick community has operated from a book room in the Brookside school building on Meadowbrook Road.



Mepham Kickline To Host Winter Kids Clinic  Patch.com

Mepham Kickline To Host Winter Kids Clinic - Merrick, NY - Young students interested in dance can learn from the varsity team.



Mepham memorializes Roy Weinman, a 'true Pirate'  liherald.com

The sky was overcast on Oct. 3 as people silently gathered around a skinny tree in Mepham High School's courtyard for a ceremony. Beneath the sapling, a ...



Obituary: Mepham High School Wrestling Coach, Richard Anderson, Dies at 45  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Visitation will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.



Mepham senior opens minds with second annual Culture Night  liherald.com

For two years, Mepham High School senior Rina Sarfraz, a Pakistani-American and a Muslim, has helped highlight Middle Eastern and South Asian cultures, ...



Mepham Girls Basketball Finishes Season Undefeated  Patch.com

The Wellington C. Mepham High School girls basketball team finished their regular season with an undefeated record and were named conference champs.



Mepham Athletes To Host Fourth Kids Kickline Clinic  Patch.com

Mepham To Host Fourth Kids Kickline Clinic - Bellmore, NY - Kids in kindergarten through eighth grade will work with the varsity kickline team to perform a ...



Mepham Students Install Flag Field Of Honor  Patch.com

Mepham Students Install Flag Field Of Honor - Merrick, NY - More than 300 flags were installed to honor those who died for the country.



Mepham High School Grad Killed in Westchester Crash  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Kayla Anne Donnelly-Smith, a Southern Connecticut State University student, was struck on I-95 Monday.



Mepham rolls into quarterfinals  liherald.com

From nearly 30 yards away from the goal, center midfielder Corey Lichtman shook off a defender and, seemingly in one motion, launched a massive left-footed ...



Mepham Postpones Annual St. Baldricks Event Because Of Blizzard  Patch.com

Mepham Postpones St. Baldrick's Because Of Storm - Bellmore, NY - The event will now be held next week.



Bellmore-Merrick Students Belt At Vocal Music Showcase  Patch.com

Bellmore-Merrick Students Belt At Music Showcase - Merrick, NY - Choral groups from all over the district came together to perform at the unique event.



Experiential learning, vocational education making a comeback  liherald.com

Part five in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Mepham High School broadcast teacher Stu Stein often holds class in the dark, and with virtually every ...



Mepham Football Team Honored for Community Involvement  Patch.com

The Wellington C. Mepham High School football team was recently recognized as the 2016 Community *Service* Award winner for Nassau County. The award ...



Long Island teen charged with making social media threat to Bellmore high school  WABC-TV

A Long Island teen is under arrest, accused of threatening his high school over social media.



Mepham High Recognized as Blue Star School  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Mepham High School will be recognized once again at the W!SE Financial Literacy Conference in New York City on Nov. 3.



Mephams Girls Badminton Nabs Conference IV Championship  Patch.com

Wellington C. Mepham High School's girls varsity badminton team was recently named Conference IV champions — their first conference championship since ...



Mepham High School's own piano man  liherald.com

Backstage at his sold-out Madison Square Garden show on Aug. 21, Billy Joel gave a $20,000 scholarship to a young piano player from Bellmore.



Traveling to Machu Picchu — from desks in a classroom  liherald

Part 6 of the “Educating the 21st Century Child” series. Students held the Google Cardboard virtual-reality glasses to their faces on a recent Thursday. “Let's get ...



All Bellmore-Merrick High Schools Named Among The Best In The State  Patch.com

Bel-Mer HS Named Among Best In The State - Bellmore, NY - About 35 schools from Long Island made Niche.com's 100 best public high schools in New York ...



Mepham Athletes Sign to Play for Colleges  Patch.com

Mepham Athletes Sign to Play for Colleges - Merrick, NY - The student-athletes signed their letters of intent for colleges across the country.



Mepham Kickline Team Brings Home the Gold  Patch.com

Mepham Kickline Brings Home Gold - Bellmore, NY - The team danced its way to victory at the regional competition.



Get ready for the Bellmore Striders Independence Day Run  liherald.com

On July 4, for the 36th time, the Bellmore Striders will bring the Independence Day Run to downtown Bellmore. The event is held, as always, in honor of Matthew ...



Mepham Puts On Thoroughly Modern Show  Patch.com

The Skull and Bones Drama Club of Wellington C. Mepham High School staged "Thoroughly Modern Millie" as its 2017 spring musical production at the end of ...



Mephams Mike Valentino named to Nassaus Golden 11 Team  Patch.com

Mepham's Mike Valentino named to Golden 11 Team - Merrick, NY - Valentino is one of only 11 footballers in the county to be given this honor.



Bellmore-Merrick Swimmers Honored  Patch.com

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District's Board of Education recognized members of the district aquatic team, the Bellmore-Merrick Sharks, for their ...



LI salutatorians 2018: Paul D. Schreiber to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2018 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Paul D. Schreiber to Wyandanch.



Mepham Paints Town Red at Homecoming  Patch.com

It was a sea of maroon and grey on Oct. 15 as the Wellington C. Mepham High School Pirates in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District took on H.



A new challenge for Central science scholars  liherald

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District held its first Advanced Science Research Day at Long Island University Post on Nov. 17. “I don't want to hurt it ...



Mepham Kickline Hosts Dance Clinic  Patch.com

The Mepham High School varsity kickline gave back to the community by hosting its second dance clinic for children from 5 to 13 on Nov. 21 at Brookside.



Nassau HS Athletic HOF grows  liherald.com

The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame will hold its 2018 induction ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Crest Hollow County Club.



John A. Werner  St. Albans Messenger

Posted by Michelle Monroe | Mar 6, 2018 | Obituaries | 0 |. John A. Werner. ARLINGTON, Vt. – John A. Werner, 68, a resident of Pickering Hill Road and longtime ...



Fond memories for Mepham seniors at graduation  liherald.com

More than 300 Mepham High School seniors looked back on their fondest memories over the past four years while looking forward to the future at their ...



Newbridge Road still dangerous?  liherald.com

In the wake of multiple accidents along Newbridge Road in Bellmore, longtime emergency medical technician John Scalesi, of Bellmore, is continuing his efforts ...



Mepham soccer star headed to Division I ball  liherald.com

Mepham High School senior Erin Gilroy had completed all the science and math credits she needed to graduate by the end of 11th grade. Then she doubled up ...



North Bellmorite to play in Olympic games  liherald

Frank and Peggy Gilroy, of North Bellmore, had just received their son Matt's credentials for the 2018 Winter Olympics in the mail on Tuesday. “You look at it and ...



Mepham Eagle Scout Builds New Gazebo in Memory of Calhoun Student  Patch.com

Ian Randman, a student at Wellington C. Mepham High School, chose an Eagle Scout project that will be long-lasting both in structure and memory. Randman ...



New beginnings at Bellmore-Merrick Central  Patch.com

The new school year is off to a *fresh* start in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District as students entered into updated buildings courtesy of numerous ...



Mepham Students Team Up with Young Reading Buddies  Patch.com

Students from Wellington C. Mepham High School's Senior Experience Program visited Birch School and Norman J. Levy Lakeside School in the Merrick School ...



Mepham dedicates baseball field to coach  liherald.com

Thanks to a $50,000 donation, Mepham High School's baseball and softball fields were recently refurbished, complete with new cinderblock dugouts.



Bellmore-Merrick Challenge Unites Nassau Students  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Special needs students from 11 schools participated in the field day.



The Day of the Dead comes to life at Mepham  liherald.com

As some ring in the harvest by carving Jack-o-lanterns, watching horror films and handing candy to children in costume, others observe the Day of the Dead by ...



Mepham Diver Takes First At County Championships  Patch.com

Youssef Ibrahim, a freshman at Wellington C. Mepham High School, followed up an undefeated diving season with the Bellmore-Merrick Sharks by taking first ...



JFK squad cheers their way to Orlando  liherald.com

For the first time in Kennedy High School's history, the junior varsity cheerleading team participated in the National High School Cheerleading Championship in ...



Mepham explores Middle Eastern and South Asian culture  liherald.com

The auditorium at Mepham High School in North Bellmore closely resembled a scene from an Indian film as four young dancers took the stage to perform a ...



Ahead of Nationals, Mepham Kickline to Compete This Weekend  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Bellmore-Merrick kickline team continues to excel as national competition looms.



His story was Bellmore's story  liherald

Roy Weinman was born in a house on Fredricks Street in Bellmore. Since then, his wife, Myrna, said, his story has paralleled the history of the community.



Mepham valedictorian makes the most of her time  liherald.com

Juggling equal passions for science and the arts, Mepham High School's 2017 valedictorian, Rachel Jozwik, said she made careful use of her years in school, ...



East Meadow resident takes on ALS  liherald

For Rena Riccardi, the “adventure,” as her husband, Kenneth, ironically calls it, began in August 2016, with a visit to an orthopedist to check on her weak arm ...



Bellmore-Merrick One Voice, One Message Run Raises Thousands For Charity  Patch.com

In an effort to once again unite the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District and continue its mission of philanthropy and community activism, the "One ...



Bellmore-Merrick Bulldogs skate to title  liherald.com

With the Bellmore-Merrick Bulldogs' hopes of winning their first-ever Nassau County hockey championship sitting on the end of his stick in overtime against No.



Homecoming: a treasured tradition for Pirates  liherald.com

The Mepham High School community had plenty to smile about at Homecoming last Saturday, as the Pirates cruised to victory in the big football game, and ...



Mepham Students Battle at Autism Speaks Fundraiser  Patch.com

Wellington C. Mepham High School students came ready to battle in the sixth annual Battle of the Classes event at Brookside School on Nov. 12. Despite the ...



Bellmore's Gilroy Named To USWNT U-20 World Cup Roster  SleterFC.com

Bellmore Erin Gilroy was named to the United States U-20 Women's National Team roster that will take part in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.



Gloria and Charlie Chapman are Bellmore's People of the Year  liherald

For 20 years, two bedrocks of the Freeport Interfaith Nutrition Network soup kitchen have spent every Tuesday, without fail, helping Nassau County's needy.



Mephams Drama Club Raises Money for Domestic Violence Awareness  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Mepham High's Skull and Bones Drama Club raises nearly $3000 at annual fundraiser revue, donates to Center Against Domestic Violence.



Wrestling coach Munnich dies, was 78  Newsday

George Munnich walked around wrestling rooms with silver dollars jangling in his pockets. The head coach at Grand Avenue Middle School and assistant at ...



Rwandan Genocide Survivor Visits Calhoun, Mepham  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 ...



Bellmore-Merrick Announces Poetry Out Loud Finalists  Patch.com

Poetry as performance art continued its popularity across the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, as all three high schools held their individual Poetry ...



Celebrating 75 years of Mepham sports  liherald

At Mepham High School's entrance, across from the gymnasium, there is a trophy case devoted to the school's athletic program. It's full of trophies, some dating ...



LIJSL Honors 31 Scholarship Winners  SleterFC.com

The Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) honored 31 players for their efforts on the pitch, in the classroom and in their communities and its recent ...



Central students take part in Poetry Out Loud  liherald.com

Poetry went from the printed word to dramatic performance when students at schools across the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District recently took part ...



Five Central students named to All-State music  liherald.com

The New York State School Music Association has selected five Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District students to perform with its All-State ensembles ...



Q&A with ESPNs Adam Rubin  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Mepham graduate and well-known journalist Adam Rubin sat down with Patch for a little Q&A.



Big-time tennis comes to Nassau Coliseum  liherald.com

A couple of big names in the sports world can trace their roots back to Carefree Racquet Club on Jerusalem Avenue in North Merrick. Noah Rubin, 21, of Merrick ...



Councilman Gary Hudes visits Calhoun High School  Patch.com

Students at Sanford H. Calhoun High School, in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, received some noteworthy advice from Hempstead Town.



Merrick, NY, a Hamlet With a Nautical Flavor  New York Times

Merrick's cachet is growing among young couples from the city, former residents returning home and motorboat enthusiasts.



Dangerous Minds  CBS News

Coaches At Mepham High Speak Out On School Scandal.



Great Neck South Named No. 3 Best Public High School in New York in 2017  Patch.com

Great Neck School Rankings. - Great Neck, NY - Great Neck South is No. 3 in New York but No. 1 on Long Island. Great Neck High School North also made the ...



Suffolk Cop From North Bellmore Released From Hospital  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Mark Collins was shot twice during a traffic stop in Huntington Station last week.



W. Michael Menche  Pocono Record

W. Michael MencheApril 23, 2018W. Michael Menche, 78, of Pocono Pines, died April 23, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife ...



George Kennedy Dies at 91; Versatile Actor Won Oscar for 'Cool Hand Luke'  New York Times

George Kennedy, who played tough guys, oafs, G.I.'s and a bonanza of cowboys as one of Hollywood's most versatile and durable character actors, and who ...



Three Pirate athletes sign with Division I squads  liherald.com

Mepham High School had not one but three fall athletes recently sign with Division I colleges, including seniors Kerry Giovanniello, Samantha Picinich and ...



A new generation of activists  liherald

ERASE Racism, a Syosset-based organization that works to expose racial discrimination and advocate for laws and polices to help eliminate racial disparities ...



The Art Academy of Long Island opens on Merrick Avenue  liherald

At first glance, The Art Academy of Long Island, on Merrick Avenue in downtown Merrick, appears dark, even cavern-like. The ceiling and floor are black, the ...



Massapequa High Makes Newsweeks List of Top High Schools in the Country  Patch.com

Newsweek's list of the best public high schools in the country was released Thursday morning — and it's one you'll want to pay attention to if you care about ...



Hundreds run for fun on Independence Day  liherald.com

More than 600 runners turned out to celebrate the holiday and join in the 35th annual Bellmore Striders Independence Day 4-Mile Run on July 4. The event was ...



Rhinebeck mayor appoints John Rossi to fill vacant Village Board seat  The Daily Freeman

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> The Village Board has returned to full strength after the appointment of John Rossi to fill the remaining eight months of a vacant seat.



Amy Schumer, Billy Crystal, more LI senior superlatives  Newsday

See if you recognize any of these Long Islanders pegged as senior superlatives among their peers in past years. And if you have any senior superlatives you ...



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