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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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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.



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 ...



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!



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 ...



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 ...



Mepham Actors Present In The Heights This Weekend  Patch.com

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



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 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 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, 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 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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 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 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 Teachers Honored As Educators Of Excellence  Patch.com

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  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.



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.



BMCHSD One Voice, One Message Run Set For March 24  Patch.com

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.



Mepham Thespians Raise Money For Firefighters Charity  Patch.com

Mepham Thespians Raise Money For Charity - Merrick, NY - The annual show raises funds for Laughter Saves Lives, which helps police officers and firefighters.



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 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 ...



Sanford H. Calhoun HS Celebrates 59th Commencement Ceremony  Patch.com

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



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Mepham Students Collect Food for New School District Food Pantry  Patch.com

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 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 ...



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 ...



Former Child Bride Educates Mepham Students About Culture Through Crisis  Patch.com

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 ...



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.



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fab 4 Long Island High Schoolers Net All-American Honors  SleterFC.com

Four Long Islanders are among 125 high school players selected by United Soccer Coaches as 2018 Fall High School All-Americans.



Mepham cuts the ribbon on turf field  liherald.com

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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 Drama Club Fundraises for Everything Special Needs  Patch.com

On Sunday, Wellington C. Mepham High School's Skull and Bones Drama Club volunteered, performed and walked at the annual Everything Special Needs ...



Bellmore-Merrick Challenge Unites Nassau Students  Patch.com

Special needs students from 11 Nassau County schools gathered at Sanford H. Calhoun High School to participate in the Bellmore-Merrick Challenge, a field ...



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

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



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.



North Bellmore Honors Retirees  Patch.com

North Bellmore Honors Retirees - Bellmore, NY - Together, the retiring staff gave nearly 200 years to the district.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



John Davis, always making a difference  liherald.com

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 ...



Rwandan Genocide Survivor Visits Calhoun, Mepham  Patch.com

Merrick, NY - Johnson Mutibagirana visits classes for "Voices of the Past" social studies program.



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 ...



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 ...



Buying in Bellmore: A new ‘panache’  Newsday

THE SCOOP With the revitalization in Bellmore and the trendy shops and restaurants that have come to the area, “the panache of the North Shore is being ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Kudos for a young composer  Newsday

A Bellmore student with a passion for composing recently got news that was music to his ears. Immanuel Mellis, a senior at Wellington C. Mepham High School, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Rwandan genocide survivor visits Mepham  liherald.com

Johnson Mutibagirana was 9 years old when he watched his mother's execution alongside 40 other Tutsi neighbors when Hutus began the politically driven ...



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 ...



Mepham High School researchers earn Intel badges  liherald.com

Each year, the Society for Science & the Public awards Research Report and Initiative badges to recognize excellence in students' submissions to the Intel ...



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.



'One Voice, One Message' run feeds hunger charity  liherald.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 ...



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 ...



State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.



22 LI students advance to Intel international science fair  Newsday

Twenty-two students are advancing to the international level after having top projects this spring at the Long Island Science & Engineering Fair.This year's fair ...



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 ...



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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