1. Police are on the hunt for two men that entered an apartment and robbed occupants in Bellmore. Read the full story and see the rest of the local crime here.
2. Merrick Patch has two new blogs this week. Check out blogger Julie Davies and her struggle with having a premature child, while blogger Lissa Zukoff talks about getting back to school with a child that has food allergies.
3. College bound soon? Register for the practice SATs and ACTs at the East Meadow Library. The practice test will take place on on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4. In case you missed it: Assemblymen Tom McKevitt, David McDonough and Michael Montesano held a veteran’s brunch to honor their service to our country. See the full story here.
5. Get ready: Homecoming weekend kicks off in Merrick for Calhoun High School. There is a pep rally at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by the parade and homecoming football game on Saturday. Patch will have full coverage Monday.