Feb. 13: Snow Returns, Ash Wednesday, Cheerleaders Honored

(Credit: Bobbie Peters)
(Credit: Bobbie Peters)
  1. The National Weather Service is forecasting a weak snow storm to roll over the area on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, leaving behind 2-to-5 inches across Long Island. Click here for more.
  2. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent for the Roman Catholic Church. For a full list of masses and distributions in Bellmore-Merrick, click here.
  3. The Mepham High School Varsity Cheerleading Team came in first place in the varsity co-ed division at the Hudson Valley Cheerleading Championship on Jan. 19. Click here for a video of their being honored by the Board of Education.
  4. A presentation was given on the first draft of the proposed 2013-2014 budget for the Merrick School District. For all of the details, click here.
  5. Business has been booming the last month at Martin Tretola's T&T Gunnery store in Seaford, but with New York now having the strictest gun laws in the nation following recent legislation signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Bellmore resident worries about the long-term future of his 35-year business. Click here for more.


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