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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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Bellmore-Merrick  Newsday

SPENDING $163,026,888, a 2.03 percent increase from the current $159,788,043. TAX LEVY 2.17 percent increase, from $116,865,160 to $119,405,872.

Massapequa  Newsday

SPENDING $204,140,059, a 2.17 percent increase from the current $199,808,099. TAX LEVY 2.86 percent increase, from $159,106,027 to $163,655,341.

Mepham High School Sends Off The Class Of 2018

Mepham High School Sends Off The Class Of 2018 - Bellmore, NY - The school congratulated the graduates at its 80th commencement ceremony over thew ...

Siena Men's Soccer Completes Incoming Class | College Soccer  TopDrawerSoccer

LOUDONVILLE, NY – Siena Men's Soccer head coach Cesar Markovic announced the competition of the team's incoming signing class in preparation for the ...

Obituary: G. Richard (Dick) Mahland, of Ridgefield  Ridgefield, CT Patch

Obituary: G. Richard (Dick) Mahland, of Ridgefield - Ridgefield, CT - A resident of Ridgefield since 1987, Dick was a member of the Ridgefield Men's Golf Club ...

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 ...

School Spirit Showdown: Wellington C. Mepham High School in Bellmore  News 12 Long Island

With over 32000 votes, Wellington C. Mepham High School in Bellmore is the first winner of School Spirit Showdown!

Bel-Mer District Expands Counseling Services For Students  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bel-Mer District Expands Counseling Services - Bellmore, NY - The new school counseling and wellness centers will help students meet with psychologists, ...

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 ...

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

4 Bel-Mer Students Named National Merit Finalists - Merrick, NY - The students are now in the final running to receive huge scholarships for college.

'I saw him get hit:' Bellmore residents say road near Mepham HS  News 12 Long Island

Bellmore residents are concerned because they say a road close to Mepham High School is dangerous.

Bellmore-Merrick Installs Field Of Honor  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bellmore-Merrick Installs Field Of Honor - Bellmore, NY - The field of flags honors those that served the country, and was also a fundraiser for Building Homes for ...

LI teen gets ambulance ride, homecoming crown  Newsday

After dislocating his shoulder at the homecoming game, Mepham High School senior Anthony Novello received the royal treatment.

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 ...

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 ...

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 High School Graduation 2016

Bellmore, NY - Congratulations to all the graduates!

Mepham, Calhoun Named Among Best High Schools In State

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 ...

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

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 ...

Talking about race on Long Island

As a senior at Mepham High School in Bellmore, I'm excited that ERASE Racism has launched a Long Island-wide public discussion called “How Do We Build a ...

Mepham memorializes Roy Weinman, a 'true Pirate'

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 ...

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

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 grads urged to take risks, remember values

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 Senior Named To Nassaus Golden 11 Football Team

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

Mepham Athletes To Host Fourth Kids Kickline Clinic

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

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

Mepham Actors Present In The Heights This Weekend

Mepham Presents 'In The Heights' This Weekend - Merrick, NY - The Skull And Bones Drama Club will be presenting the musical written by Lin-Manuel ...

Mepham Football Team Honored for Community Involvement

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

Mepham Student To Have Scientific Work Published

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.

Mepham Pride Soars At 80th Anniversary Homecoming

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

Bellmore-Merrick Teachers Honored As Educators Of Excellence

Bellmore-Merrick Teachers Honored As Educators - Merrick, NY - The two English teachers were recognized for their commitment to students.

Mepham High Recognized as Blue Star School

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

North Bellmore school district  Newsday

VOTING6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Newbridge Road Elementary School.THE BUDGETThe district is proposing a budget of $57228137 for the 2018-19 school ...

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

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

Mephams Girls Badminton Nabs Conference IV Championship

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

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.

Mepham Students Collect Food for New School District Food Pantry

Wellington C. Mepham High School's new Leo Club students recently volunteered at King Kullen, collecting more than eight shopping carts full of food donations ...

Mepham Girls Basketball Finishes Season Undefeated

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

Bellmore Recognizes The Districts Student Leaders  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bellmore Recognizes The District's Student Leaders - Bellmore, NY - The Board of Education honored the district's best and brightest at a special ceremony.

Sanford H. Calhoun HS Celebrates 59th Commencement Ceremony

Calhoun Celebrates 59th Commencement Ceremony - Bellmore, NY - The school sent of the class of 2018 in grand style over the weekend.

Mepham Students Battle at Autism Speaks Fundraiser

Bellmore, NY - Bellmore-Merrick students raise money at Battle of the Classes.

Mepham Paints Town Red at Homecoming

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.

Mepham High School Grad Killed in Westchester Crash

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

Former Child Bride Educates Mepham Students About Culture Through Crisis

Former child bride Naila Amin is bringing her plight to light, and recently visited Wellington C. Mepham High School to educate students on what is a shockingly ...

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.

Legal wins on housing discrimination spur LI group  Newsday

In his book, “Crabgrass Crucible,” Christopher Sellers, director of the Center for the Study of Inequalities, Social Justice & Policy at Stony Brook University, ...

LI native Lenny Bruce is having a moment again  Newsday

The ground-breaking comic, who died in 1966, is the subject of a new one-man Off-Broadway show.

Mepham Kickline Team Brings Home the Gold

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

State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.

Bellmore-Merrick Swimmers Honored

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

Experiential learning, vocational education making a comeback

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 ...

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

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.

New beginnings at Bellmore-Merrick Central

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 ...

BMCHSD One Voice, One Message Run Set For March 24

BMCHSD One Voice, One Message Run Set For March 24 - Merrick, NY - The district's annual 5k will benefit GiveKindness and the district's food pantry.

Bellmores Shore Road Sends Off Its Graduates  Bellmore, NY Patch

Bellmore's Shore Road Sends Off Its Graduates - Bellmore, NY - The students moved up from elementary school, and are starting in middle school next year.

Scheuermann, Ralph Otto | Obituaries |

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 ...

North Bellmore district lowers budget by $75K for revote

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 ...

Fall 2018 High School All-America Teams announced (Boys)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America ...

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 ...

Mephams Mike Valentino named to Nassaus Golden 11 Team

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.

Seaford student spearheads crayon collection  Newsday

A Seaford High School sophomore who is a Young Ambassador of the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation recently spearheaded a crayon collection as part of a larger ...

Mepham Shaves For Childhood Cancer Research  Merrick, NY Patch

Mepham Shaves For Childhood Cancer Research - Merrick, NY - The school raised thousands during its annual St. Baldrick's fundraiser.

Mepham Postpones Annual St. Baldricks Event Because Of Blizzard

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

Mepham Diver Takes First At County Championships

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

Mepham rolls into quarterfinals

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 Athletes Sign to Play for Colleges

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

Fond memories for Mepham seniors at graduation

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 ...

Longtime Mepham coach Limmer to enter Hall of Fame  Newsday

He mentored many standouts during a 35-year career that began in the mid-Sixties.

Mepham Kickline Hosts Dance Clinic

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.

Mepham Puts On Thoroughly Modern Show

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 ...

Mepham Students Team Up with Young Reading Buddies

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 soccer star headed to Division I ball

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 ...

Mepham cuts the ribbon on turf field

Skies may have been gray, but the rainy weather couldn't dampen the Pirates' spirits last Saturday at the grand opening for Mepham High School's new ...

Nassau HS Athletic HOF grows

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.

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.

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.

Calhoun Girls Track Team Named Division Champs Again

Calhoun Girls Track Team Named Division Champs - Bellmore, NY - It's the second year in a row that the girls have conquered their division.

Q&A with ESPNs Adam Rubin

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

Calhoun High School To Host Annual St. Baldricks Shave

Calhoun High School To Host St. Baldrick's Shave - Bellmore, NY - You can have a great time, get a free haircut and raise money to fight juvenile cancer, all at ...

Ahead of Nationals, Mepham Kickline to Compete This Weekend

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

Teacher demographics on Long Island - NMGDB  Newsday

Minorities account for 45 percent of public school students on Long Island but just a little more than 8 percent of the teaching staff.

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

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 ...

Mepham's Shari Stack honored as "Librarian of the Year"

Shari Stack, a familiar face to students and teachers visiting the Mepham High School library, has been recognized as the 2013-14 Nassau BOCES School ...

Newbridge Road still dangerous?

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

JFK squad cheers their way to Orlando

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

Merrick, N.Y., 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.

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 ...

His story was Bellmore's story

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.

John Davis, always making a difference

During dinner on Labor Day, Davis first noticed something might be wrong. He told his wife, Pamela Banks, a physician, that his food tasted strange. Soon he ...

Girl power at center of career fair

Anything boys can do, girls can do just as well — or better. That was the lesson taught on March 29 to dozens of Lenox Elementary School students at the ...

North Bellmorite to play in Olympic games

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 ...

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 ...

N. Bellmore teen killed skiing remembered  Newsday

The North Bellmore teen killed in a weekend skiing accident upstate was a popular, friendly senior at W.C. Mepham High School who wanted to become a ...

'One Voice, One Message' run feeds hunger charity

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's Gilroy Named To USWNT U-20 World Cup Roster

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.

Homecoming: a treasured tradition for Pirates

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 ...

Central students take part in Poetry Out Loud

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

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

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 ...

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