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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 Sends Off The Class Of 2019  Bellmore, NY Patch

Mepham Sends Off The Class Of 2019 - Bellmore, NY - The commencement ceremony, the 81st for the school, celebrated the "unique and talented" class.



Mepham Softball Crowned County Champs  Merrick, NY Patch

Mepham Softball Crowned County Champs - Merrick, NY - It's the first time the team has taken home the championship.



'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.



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

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



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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!



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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

Bellmore, NY - Congratulations to all the graduates!



North Bellmore  Newsday

SPENDING $57,435,017, a 0.49 percent increase from the current $57,153,137. TAX LEVY 2.8 percent increase, from $38,194,002 to $39,263,434. This is equal ...



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 ...



Central budget passes, new trustees in North Merrick  liherald

Bellmore and Merrick voters made their voices heard on Tuesday in the communities' school board elections. The Central High School District budget, totaling ...



Mark Steinberg, Bellmore-Merrick teachers union president, to retire  liherald

Regardless of what Mark Steinberg taught in his science classes, he hopes his students left with a lasting, positive feeling. He affectionately refers to his ...



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 ...



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 ...



Talking about race on Long Island  liherald.com

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'  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 ...



With state aid flat, school heads propose small tax-levy increase  liherald.com

Residents will cast their votes on the 2019-20 Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District budget on May 21. The $163 million spending plan calls for a 2.17 ...



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 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 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.



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 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.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



Long Island valedictorians 2019 - ND Feature Grid  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2019 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813. Also, see this year's salutatorians.



Great Neck teaching assistant killed in his Merrick home - Great Neck News  The Island Now

A special education teaching assistant at Great Neck North High School was fatally stabbed in his Merrick home on Saturday night, according to Nassau County ...



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 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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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.



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 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.



UPDATE: NCPD arrests Massapequa man in connection with murder of Merokean Evan Grabelsky  liherald

According to Nassau County police, 21-year-old Ryan Lindquist, of Massapequa, was to be arraigned Saturday on charges that he stabbed the man he was ...



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 ...



Mepham Students Battle at Autism Speaks Fundraiser  Patch.com

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



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.



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 ...



Bellmore-Merrick Students Show Off their Vocal Talents  Patch.com

The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District hosted its first Vocal Music Showcase, featuring the five premiere choral groups across the entire district.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



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.



Sachem teams win Junior Iron Chef contest  Newsday

Students on two teams from the Sachem school district took the top awards in this year's Long Island Junior Iron Chef Competition. A team from Sachem High ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



Celebrity chef to 'revive' positive TV  liherald.com

Celebrity chef Jonathan Scinto — better known as Chef Jonathan — is putting Long Island families on television worldwide. Currently in production, the first ...



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 ...



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 ...



State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.



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's Shari Stack honored as "Librarian of the Year"  liherald.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 Teacher Honored by Harvard Club  Patch.com

Bellmore, NY - Harvard Club of Long Island named Bellmore-Merrick educator a 2015 Distinguished Teacher.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 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, ...



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.



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.



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, ...



Student generosity in the spirit of Thanksgiving  Newsday

Some schools gathered treats for troops; others chose to feed the needy. For all, the common thread was generosity.Across Long Island, students collected ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Calhoun Girls Track Team Named Division Champs Again  Patch.com

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  Patch.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Girl power at center of career fair  liherald.com

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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Mepham Takes Advantage of Careys Shoddy Play in 9-7 Win  Patch

Bellmore, NY - Pirates out pitch, out score and out class Seahawks.



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