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The Merrick Chamber of Commerce Top 10 Reasons to be a part of it... 1. Enhances your business development by building relationships, sharing resources and a trustworthy referral base.

6. FREE participation in the Merrick Fall Festival and the Spring Kids Fest with thousands of attendees 7. New residents receive Welcome to Merrick Kits which promote and introduce them to our members.

2. We maintain the Merrick Chamber website which includes a free listing to all paid members and provides people with news, events, and important community information.

8. We provide scholarships to local students and Holiday Lights for the entire business community

3. Joint advertising promotions on radio, Merrick Herald, Merrick Life, Merrick Patch, and Chamber website.

9. Monthly board meetings to discuss your concerns. Bi-monthly networking meetings to promote business growth.

Professional and Merchant of the Year

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4. FREE listings in the Merrick Chamber Directory, 10. Active member of the Nassau Council of Chambers Merrick Life Web Directory and the Merrick Herald of Commerce. Cooperate and interface with elected Almanac which is mailed to all 12,800 Merrick Homes. officials to remain involved in community matters. 5. Event Sponsorships and Advertising Sponsorships available to promote your business.

The Merrick Chamber of Commerce Working for You! Randy Shotland - President 516-771-1171 Membership applications available online @

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MERRICK GUIDE

A LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHERS

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e are proud to present our annual Merrick Guide, a special supplement to the Merrick Herald Life.

Those of us who live here know that Merrick is a wonderful place. In this little book, you’ll find many of the organizations and institutions that make it so very special. The purpose of the Guide is to expand upon what the Herald does each week: describe and celebrate this unique community and its many services and organizations. For newcomers, the Guide provides a comprehensive look at all the community has to offer. Longtime residents and business leaders will also find it a handy reference. We hope you enjoy this year’s Guide. We’ve tried to make it the best guide Merrick ever published. We also hope you enjoy reading the Merrick Herald 52 weeks a year. And no matter how far from home you find yourself, you can read an online version of the Herald at www.LIHerald.com. At our website, you can access the latest stories and special coverage of breaking news including election results. Clifford Richner Publisher

Stuart Richner Publisher

P.S. If you’re not currently receiving the Herald by mail each week, please see our ad on page 31 for subscription information or look for the enclosed subscription envelope, or find us online at www.liherald.com/subscribe. On the cover: Harriet Luce and Chris Doundoulakis at the annual Declaration of Independence reading in Merrick. Photo by Penny Frondelli/Herald

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The Kiwanis Club of the Merricks is one of many service organizations in the community.

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Merrick EDITOR Scott Brinton RESEARCH Christine Maguire PUBLISHERS Clifford Richner Stuart Richner VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS Michael Bologna VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Rhonda Glickman EXECUTIVE EDITOR John C. O'Connell ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Audrey Cohen Rob Cummings Elaine Spiro CREATIVE DIRECTOR Jeffrey Negrin PRODUCTION MANAGER Karen Mengel EDITORIAL DESIGNERS Kristen Edelman Alyson Goodman PHOTO EDITOR Christina Daly


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TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome ....................................................................................3 Chamber of Commerce Greeting.............................................6 Emergency Numbers ..............................................................10 Living In.....................................................................................8 How to Reach the Herald ......................................................27 Health Services ........................................................................14 Schools .....................................................................................16 Clubs and Organizations ........................................................20 Libraries ...................................................................................18 Places of Worship....................................................................24 Elected Officials.......................................................................30 Senior Citizens Services...........................................................26 Parks and Recreation ..............................................................22 Town of Hempstead ...............................................................28 Nassau County........................................................................28 Scott Brinton/Herald

Chamber of Commerce ..........................................................32

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A LETTER FROM THE CHAMBER

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ur Chamber is a volunteer organization that requires the dedication of many individuals. The numerous events that our Chamber sponsors during the year are not only beneficial to our business community, but enhance our town as well. For example, the Merrick Chamber of Commerce provides the lighted snowflakes during the holiday season around town and our lighted gazebo at the train station. The beautification of our shopping areas continues to be an important part of what we do. If you are a resident, please take advantage of the many events we sponsor throughout the year. Beginning this year, we are offering Merrick residents an opportunity to become a Resident Member of the Chamber for only $25. This membership will entitle you to discounts from the businesses of Merrick. It’s a great way to show your pride in Merrick and support of your local merchants. Our Halloween parade is always a great success and provides a safer way for kids to “Trick or Treat” through our downtown shopping area. Participating merchants are thrilled to share their candy with the kids, while complimentary photos are taken and prizes for costumes are awarded. Let’s not forget about our Tree and Menorah Lightings. All are welcome to celebrate the season with us as we turn on the lights to our tree, our Nativity scene and our Menorah. Girl Scouts serenade us while we drink hot chocolate or coffee and snack on baked goods from our local merchants. What a great way to start the holiday season!

EXECUTIVE BOARD President: Randy Shotland, New York Life Vice Presidents: Ira Reiter, Merrick Dodge Margaret Biegelman, Douglas Elliman Secretary: Ellen Firer, Merrick Library Treasurer: Douglas Mills, Printing Emporium Immediate Past President: Margaret Mueller, RS Jones Presidential Advisor: Hon. David McDonough, PP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Femy Aziz, Sergenti Design Studios Kathy Chuber, Selective Associates Rob Cummings, Merrick Herald Life Armando D'Accordo, CMIT Solutions Richard J. Dasch, Richard J. Dasch, CPA

Our Annual Fall Festival is the perfect event for all ages! Whether it’s rides, food or shopping, we have it covered. The petting zoo and pony rides are always a hit for the younger kids while the older ones enjoy shopping and eating. Thousands will come out for this event. Don’t miss it! Randy Shotland Take the time to check out the local merchant that you have been curious about. We are very proud of our Scholarship Program, which provides scholarships to each of the three high schools in our town. Our Kids Festival, which takes place every spring, funds this program. It is the hard work of our board and many volunteers that make these events possible. If you would like to volunteer or join us, please contact us. We would love to have you. If you are a business owner, I urge you to become involved in our Chamber and take advantage of all we have to offer. The relationships forged here have proven repeatedly to be a valuable tool for small business owners and professionals alike. Please check the calendar for dates and times of our general and networking meetings by visiting our website at www.merrickchamber.org. These events are an excellent opportunity to meet other members, sharpen your skills and form relationships that can open doors. We have superb speakers lined up; speakers who are geared toward helping your business grow and prosper. Thank you for your support and remember to shop local! RANDY SHOTLAND President Erin Donohue, Hue Creative Services, Inc. Tim Feldis, Feldis Florists Marian Fraker-Gutin, PP, Mary Elmore Realty Arlene Gregory, Century 21 American Homes Fran Guercio, Merrick Chorale Susan G. Helsinger, Douglas Elliman Kevin Hofmann, Gateway Inn Carmela Lage, Sunshine Chairperson Leo Levine, Merrick Surgical Supplies Julie Marchesella, PP, Queen of Hearts Andrew Nachamie, Esq, Attorney Jay Pitti, Merrick House & Gardens Elaine Spiro, Richner Communications Barbara Traugot, B.T. Financial Services Salvatore Vassallo, PP, Vassallo Insurance


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LIVING IN MERRICK Most days in the summer, someone is using the athletic fields at Brookside School in North Merrick: sports teams playing games, fathers and sons having catches, groups of friends holding batting practice, a single soccer player juggling a ball. Across the field often comes wafting the musical jingle of an ice-cream truck passing through the residential blocks behind the school. It is a common suburban scene set against the backdrop of two of Merrick’s centerpieces: the community’s much sought-after homes and its top-notch school districts, like the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, which has its administration offices at Brookside. Stretching from North Jerusalem Road in North Merrick south to the peninsulas that jut into Merrick Bay, the community of 34,369 spreads across multiple distinct residential and business areas. Barry Fox, a local business owner, president of the Merrick Park Homeowners Association and a 42-year resident, described his neighbors as a “middle-class, educated group of people.” He also cited Merrick’s “excellent” schools, proximity to the South Shore’s beaches, ease of access to New York City via the Long Island Rail Road, and the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve, which in 2000 opened on land converted from a former landfill, as Merrick’s outstanding features. Merrick was founded in 1643 when British colonist John Smith moved here from Connecticut and bought land from the Merri-auke-ut Indians. The tribe, which was known as Merric, Meroke and Merikoke, provided the name for the community. Merrick is remembered in those days as a picturesque wilderness of woods, plains, lakes, ponds and a river that ran along its western border. It is described as a rustic paradise. Also arriving in 1643 were John Carman and the Rev. Robert Fordham, both of whom bought 64,000 acres for $100 and other “trifling considerations.” England brought Merrick the George Hewlett family in 1649. Many of the Hewletts settled in the community, buying property from Jonathan Smith. John Smith Jr. built the first home in the area in 1687 near what is now Merrick Road and Central Boulevard. Six generations of Smiths lived there. Merrick remained a rural community for roughly two centuries. Merrick Path, which ran north to Hempstead and east to Babylon, was Merrick’s first road. In time, its name changed to Babylon Turnpike. Carrying mail and passengers between Jamaica and Babylon was a stage coach, which came through daily. Samuel Smith built a store on Babylon Turnpike near Meadowbrook Road, which served as a coach stop, general store and post office. The community flagpole was erected there during the Civil War. When the flag was raised, the villagers came from all over to hear battlefront news. Today, the flag is in the collection of the Historical Society of the Merricks. In 1866, the South Shore Railroad was built through Merrick to Babylon. Charles Fox, a Merrick resident whose home once stood at Merrick Avenue and Merrick Road, was the railroad’s president.

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The Merrick Lea neighborhood is one of several across the community. At the turn of the century, summer residents began to appear upon completion of the railroad. The Long Island Camp Meeting Association was the biggest summer group. Two young men, Edwin Cray Camman and Richard Peabody Kent, opened the Merrick Library in 1891. A few years later, an association was formed and incorporated on April 27, 1897, to raise funds to support the library; a building was then erected. At the time, the area’s population was about 500. World War I accelerated growth in Merrick. Then, the 1920s hit. Houses went up on all sides, and prices were high. Merrick’s population quickly approached 5,000. The Merrick Woods development was considered a huge success. The Gables neighborhood, which served as home to many famous actors and actresses, was even more popular. Gables homes accented a “Spanish castle” motif. The railroad was electrified in 1925. At the same time, motor vehicles grew more common, particularly after the Sunrise Highway was built out to Amityville circa 1927. After World War II, the community’s population grew exponentially. Numerous schools, firehouses and houses of worship were added. In recent years, Merrick’s downtown commerce zone on Merrick Avenue underwent major revitalization. Many businesses refurbished their facades. Sidewalks were redone. The train station received a complete makeover, as did the Merrick Library.


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LIVING IN MERRICK Since 2006, The Robbie Levine Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by Merokeans Jill and Craig Levine that donates automated external defibrillators to youth ball fields and funds CPR/AED classes, has each spring held its annual Robbie’s Run, a 5K fundraiser that draws thousands of runners and supporters to Levy-Lakeside School and the streets of south Merrick. Today, Merrick stands as one of the South Shore’s preeminent communities, with strong home values and highly regarded schools. The Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District spends $13,000 on a typical student, compared to the state average of $10,963. Ninety-four percent of the district’s graduates attend college, compared with the state average of 74 percent. Susan Helsinger, an associate broker at Douglas Elliman Real Estate and 19-year resident, pointed to the strength of the library, civic organizations and her friendships with neighbors as the community's strong points for her. “It’s a wonderful place to raise our children, speaking from both a realtor’s point of view and as a resident. The parks are great and safe for children,” Helsinger said. “I have wonderful friends here. We call ourselves ‘the moms.’ We’ve known each other since our kids were in preschool together, and we still go out for dinner all the time.” Randy Shotland, president of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce who, at 63, has lived in Merrick his entire life, said that the community has shot up in population since he graduated from high school in 1969, but it still has a “small-town mentality.” Merrick has “lawyers, doctors, realtors, gyms, food stores,

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A Sept. 11 memorial created by the Merrick Park Home Owners Association. clothing stores,” Shotland said with pride. The chamber “puts on two festivals each year. We do a Halloween walk and Christmas and menorah lightings. We do a networking meeting for our local business owners.”

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HEALTH SERVICES Hospitals Franklin Hospital 900 Franklin Ave. Valley Stream 11580 256-6000 L.I. Jewish Medical Center 270-27 76th Ave. New Hyde Park 11040 (718) 470-7000 Long Beach Medical Center 455 E. Bay Drive Long Beach 11561 897-1000 Mercy Medical Center 1000 N. Village Ave. Rockville Centre 11570 705-2525 Nassau University Medical Center 2201 Hempstead Turnpike East Meadow 11554 572-0123 St. Joseph's Hospital 4295 Hempstead Turnpike Bethpage 11714 579-6000 North Shore-LIJ Plainview Hospital 888 Old Country Road Plainview 11803 719-3000 North Shore University Hospital 300 Community Drive Manhasset 11030 562-0100 Peninsula Center for Extended Care & Rehabilitation 51-15 Beach Channel Drive, Far Rockaway 11691 (718) 734-2000 Cohen Children's Hospital 269-01 76th Ave. New Hyde Park 11040 470-3000 St. Francis Hospital 100 Port Washington Blvd. Roslyn 11576 562-6000 St. John’s Episcopal Hospital 327 Beach 19th St. Far Rockaway 11691 (718) 869-7000 South Nassau Communities Hospital 1 Healthy Way Oceanside 11572 632-3000

Winthrop University Hospital 259 First St., Mineola 11501 663-0333 Drugs, Alcohol Dependencies Alcoholics Anonymous 292-3040 www.nassauny-aa.org Al-Anon and Alateen (For families and friends of alcoholics) 433-8003 Cocaine Anonymous (212) 262-2463 Confide, Inc. 30 Hempstead Ave., Suite H9 Rockville Centre 11570 764-5522 Family Anonymous 1-800-736-9805 Gam-Anon Hotline Gamblers Anonymous (877) 442-4248 LINK Center for Drug Info Inc. 185 Merrick Road, Suite 2D Lynbrook 11563 887-4848 L.I. Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence 114 Old Country Road, Suite 114 Mineola 11501 747-2606 Mineola Community Treatment Center 366 Jericho Turnpike Mineola 11501 742-4015 Narcotics Anonymous Helpline 827-9500 Nassau County Department of Drug and Alcohol Addiction Hotline: 481-4000 Admin: 227-7007 Project Outreach 600 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 250, West Hempstead 11552 481-2890 For the Disabled ANCHOR (Answering the Needs of Citizens withHandicaps through Organized Recreation) 431-6946 Helen Keller Services for the Blind 485-1234

NYS Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped 50 Clinton St., Suite 208 Hempstead 11550 564-4311 www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/ cbvh

South Shore Child Guidance Center 91 Guy Lombardo Ave Freeport 11520 868-3030 (Outpatient services for children 18 and under)

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Special Services AHRC Nassau 189 Wheatley Road Glen Head 11545 626-1000

United Cerebral Palsy Assoc. of Nassau County 380 Washington Ave. Roosevelt 11575 378-2000 www.ucpn.org Mental Health Family and Children’s Association 100 E. Old Country Road Mineola 11501 746-0350 FEGS Mental Health Facility 175 Fulton Ave., Suite 309 Hempstead 11550 485-5710 (Outpatient services) Long Island Crisis Center 750 Martin Ave. Bellmore 11710 826-0244 Hotline: 679-1111 (24-hour crisis hotline and suicide prevention services) Mental Health Association of Nassau County 16 Main St., Hempstead 11550 489-2322 Nassau County Department of Mental Health 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd. Suite 200, Uniondale 11553 227-7057 Peninsula Counseling Center 50 W. Hawthorne Ave. Valley Stream 11580 569-6600 www.peninsulacounseling.org Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline 15 Grumman Road W. Bethpage 11714 222-2293 South Nassau Communities Hospital Mental Health Counseling Center 1 Healthy Way Oceanside 11572 377-5400

Epilepsy Foundation of L.I. 506 Stewart Ave. Garden City 11530 739-7733 www.efli.org Ezra Center for People with Disabilities (Freidberg JCC) 15 Neil Court, Oceanside 11572 766-4341

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Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) 191 Sweet Hollow Road Old Bethpage 11804 870-1600 www.familyres.org

American Association of Kidney Patients of Long Island (800) 749-2257 www.aakp.org

Friends of Hospice 1845 Northern Blvd. Manhasset 11030 627-6376

American Cancer Society (800) 227-2345

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 532 Broadhollow Road, Suite 118, Melville 11747 (631) 414-1126 www.jdrf.org/longisland

American Diabetes Association 534 Broadhollow Road, Suite LL10 Melville 11747 (631) 348-0422 www.diabetes.org American Heart and Stroke Association 125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 100 Plainview 11803 777-8447 American Lung Association 700 Veterans Memoria Highway Hauppauge 11788 (631) 265-3848 www.alany.org Arthritis Foundation 501 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 2 Melville 11747 (631) 427-8272 www.arthritis.org Birthright International (Anti-abortion counseling) 1859 Wantagh Ave. Wantagh 11793 785-4070 Hotline: 1-800-550-4900 Breast Cancer Hotline (800) 877-8077

Lupus Alliance of America 2255 Centre Ave., Suite 101 Bellmore 11710 783-3370 www.lupusliqueens.org Multiple Sclerosis Society 40 Marcus Drive, Suite 100 Melville 11747 (631) 864-8337 www.nmssli.org Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence 542-0404 www.cadvnc.org National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Service 1114 First Ave., New York 10021 (800) 422-6237 www.cancer.gov Planned Parenthood 540 Fulton Ave. Hempstead 11550 750-2500 www.plannedparenthood.org

1 in 9: Hewlett House 86 East Rockaway Road Hewlett 11557 374-3190 (Programs for breast cancer patients and survivors)

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 425 Boradhollow Road Melville 11747 827-1290 www.cff.org

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SCHOOLS Public Schools Merrick District Administration Office 21 Babylon Road 992-7200 Dr. Dominick Palma, superintendent www.merrick.k12.ny.us Birch Elementary School (K-6) 2400 Central Parkway 992-7250 Kerri Schlissel, principal Roland Chatterton Elementary School (K-6) 108 North Merrick Ave. 992-7270 Cindy Davidowitz, principal

Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Administration Office 992-1000 Brookside School 1260 Meadowbrook Road John DeTommasso, superintendent www.bmchsd.k12.ny.us Sanford H. Calhoun High School (9-12) 1786 State St. 992-1300 David Seinfeld, principal

Norman J. Levy Lakeside School (K-6) 21 Babylon Road 992-7230 Elizabeth Trencheny, principal

John F. Kennedy High School (9-12) 3000 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore 11710 992-1400 Lorraine Poppe, principal

North Merrick District Administration Office 1057 Merrick Ave. 292-3694 David Feller, superintendent www.nmerrickschools.org

Wellington C. Mepham High School (9-12) 2401 Camp Ave., Bellmore 11710 992-1500 Michael Harrington, principal

Camp Avenue Elementary School (K-6) 1712 Merrick Ave. 379-3732 Ronald Reinken, principal Harold D. Fayette Elementary School (K-6) 1057 Merrick Ave. 489-3090 Howard Merims, principal

Grand Avenue Middle School (7-8) 2301 Grand Ave., Bellmore 11710 992-1100 Carlo Conte, principal

Old Mill Road Elementary School (K-6) 1775 Old Mill Road 379-0945 Laura DeLuca, principal

Merrick Avenue Middle School (7-8) 1870 Merrick Ave. 992-1200 Dr. Meador Pratt, principal Adult Education 1260 Meadowbrook Road Brookside School 992-1062 Contact: Susan Hickey

Parochial Schools St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Regional School (N-8) 2341 Washington Ave., Bellmore 11710 785-5709 Leeann Graziose, principal Private Schools Merokee Day School 10 Wynsum Ave. 378-6333 Vivian Kanter, director Progressive School of Long Island (K-8) 1425 Merrick Ave. 868-6835 Eric Jacobson, director www.progressiveli.org South Shore Country Day School and Camp 1149 Newbridge Road, North Bellmore 11710 785-3311 Chris Vicedomini, director Barry & Florence Friedberg JCC Early Childhood Program 225 Fox Blvd. 379-9386 Ellen Hoffman, director www.friedbergjcc.org/ec Educational Programs Bellmore-Merrick Child-Care Program Brookside School 1260 Meadowbrook Road 868-6027 June Smith, director The Bellmore/Merrick Cultural Arts Foundation Brookside School 1260 Meadowbrook Road 992-1015 Rona Weiss, chairwoman

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Tyler Clougher tries to fix his cap before heading into the NYCB theatre with the rest of his Mepham classmates for graduation. Long Island Infant Developmental Program 2174 Hewlett Ave., Suite 105 546-2333 Lenore K. Stamm, director www.liidp.org Long Island Crisis Center (24 hours, seven days a week) 2740 Martin Ave., Hotline - 679-1111 Business - 826-0244 Linda Leonard, executive director www.longislandcrisiscenter.org

Nassau BOCES 71 Clinton Road, Garden City, N.Y. 11530 396-2500 Dr. Robert Hanna, deputy superintendent www.nassauboces.org Tempo Group Inc. 546-9008 Drug and alcohol treatment Brookside School 1260 Meadowbrook Road, North Merrick 11566 Barry Wilansky, director

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LIBRARIES MERRICK LIBRARY 2279 Merrick Ave., Merrick 377-6112 Ellen Firer, director www.merricklibrary.org Hours: Monday-Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Summer Hours: (June 27-Labor Day weekend) Monday-Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

9 a.m. - 9 p.m. 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1 -5 p.m.

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NORTH MERRICK PUBLIC LIBRARY 1691 Meadowbrook Road, North Merrick 11566 378-7474 Tom Witt, director www.nassaulibrary.org/nmerrick Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 5.p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Easter Sunday, Mother's Day and Father's Day

Summer Hours (June 22 - Labor Day Weekend) Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Sunday Closed

BELLMORE MEMORIAL LIBRARY 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore 11710 785-2990 Maureen Garvey, director www.nassaulibrary.org/bellmore Hours: Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday (July, Aug.) Saturday (Sept.-June) Sunday

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NORTH BELLMORE PUBLIC LIBRARY 1551 Newbridge Road, North Bellmore 785-6260 Thomas Bazzicalupo, director www.northbellmorelibrary.org Hours: Monday-Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Saturday (July-August)

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The North Merrick Public Library brought in Amore, a Long Island magician, to perform three shows for elementary-school-aged children in the library's Summer Reading Club.


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CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS All addresses are in Merrick, NY 11566 unless otherwise noted Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services 785-7700 P.O. Box 8, Bellmore 11710 Christopher Benes, Chief Brad Reiter, director Community Parent Center 771-9346 Brookside School, Room 31 Fax: 771-9356 1260 Meadowbrook Road, Wendy Tepfer, director Community Wellness Council of Bellmores/Merricks 992-1073 cwellnesscouncil@gmail.com Brookside School, room 31 1260 Meadowbrook Road Fran Licausi, executive director Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC 379-9386 225 Fox Blvd. Ellen Hoffman, vice president Web site: www.friedbergjcc.org Historical Society of the Merricks 868-9833 merrickhistory@gmail.com www.merrickhistory.org Lawrence Garfinkel, president Knights of Columbus - The Rev. Jeremiah J. Reilly Council No. 6561 785-6855 John Didden, grand knight Mepham Alumni Association 785-8230 c/o Mepham High School Camp Avenue, Bellmore 11710 Carol Kilgallin, president Kevin Gallagher, vice president www.mepham.org Merrick Brotherhood Council 378-0263 13 Narwood Court Anne Burke, president Merrick-Bellmore Community Concert Association P.O. Box 174 Mark Manas, president Barbara Turchin, membership 868-5366 Merrick Chamber of Commerce 771-1171 P.O Box 53 Randy Shotland, president Merrick Chorale 378-2285 1872 Old Mill Road Frances Guercio, president Richard Gilley, music director

South Shore Audubon Society 546-6303 P.O. Box 31 Freeport 11520 Jim Brown, president Merrick Kiwanis Club 223-2220 P.O. Box 108 Kim Scharoff, secretary www.merrickkiwanis.com Merrick Lions Club (631) 255-0797 Kevin Hofmann, president Merrick-Bellmore-Oceanside Auxiliary of United Cerebral Palsy 378-2000 www.ucpn.org Donovan Berthoud/Herald

Merrick-Bellmore Pnina Chapter 826-7803 Estelle Dorushkin

Mitch Barber from Merrick Lions Club selling gift bags and raffles for charity.

Dayan Lilah Group of Hadassah 783-7868 Debbi Salomon

North Merrick Community Association 972-6988 P.O. Box 500 Claudia Borecky, president

Merrick Symphony 623-6118 P.O. Box 125 Rita Gilley, director, Richard S. Gilley, manager National Federation of the Blind, Long Island Chapter 868-8718 2704 Beach Drive David Stayer, president davidandloristayer@verizon.net Civic Central Merrick Homeowners Assocation 458-2050 P.O. Box 44 Michelle Walsh, president Merrick Estates Civic Association 867-9605 2935 Shore Dr. Merrick Gables Homeowners Association 642-6001 P.O. Box 677 Derek Donnelly, president Merrick Park Homeowners Association 379-3232 Barry Fox, president P.O. Box 178

Old Lindenmere Civic Association 546-5632 Joe Kralovich, president South Merrick Civic Association 978-8310 P.O. Box 381 Joe Baker, president southmerrickcivic.org Fraternal Organizations Knights of Columbus Council No. 3689 785-9407 2333 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore 11710 John O'Leary, grand knight Meets Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Open house Mondays 7:30-10 p.m. Sons of Italy in America Giovanni Caboto Lodge No. 2372 800-322-3742 Vamps Hall at the Firehouse, North Bellmore 11710 Robert Ferrari, president Veterans Jewish War Veterans Ensign Laurence Solowey Post No. 652 2080 Kenneth Road Meets at Congregation Ohav Sholom,

145 S.Merrick Ave. David Zwerin, commander 868-1393 American Legion Post No. 1282 521-6989 160 West Merrick Road, Edward Sholander, commander amlegionpost1282@gmail. com North Bellmore American Legion Post No. 1749 785-5130 P.O. Box 559, North Bellmore 11710 Fran Colon Jr., commander Veterans of Foreign Wars Merrick-Freeport Post No. 1310 623-4370 1 Harvard Ave. 2nd Tues. of every month at Freeport Elks Lodge, 390 Atlantic Ave., Freeport Paul Zydor, commander Youth Bellmore-Merrick Youth Association (The Braves) 361-0604 2365 2nd St., East Meadow 11554 Gary Ouelette, president www.bellmorebraves.org Catholic Youth Organization Curé of Ars CYO 223-4075

2323 Merrick Ave. Don Murphy, contact Sacred Heart CYO 379-1356 730 Merrick Ave. Raymond Murphy, boys contact Marianne Collins, girls contact Boy Scouts of Nassau County Theodore Roosevelt Council 797-7600 544 Broadway, Massapequa Jim Seegert, Pequott executive Web site: trcbsa.org Girl Scouts, Nassau County 741-2550 110 Ring Road West, Garden City 11530 Vicky Strauber, field director N. Bellmore-N. Merrick Little League 785-8173 P.O. Box 624, N. Bellmore 11710 Larry McGrath, president Merrick-North Merrick Little League 223-3939 P.O. Box 435, Butch Yamali, commissioner www.MerrickLittleLeague.com Police Activities League - PAL Merrick-North Merrick 867-6279 2276 City Pl.


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PLACES OF WORSHIP Community Presbyterian Church 378-7761 2101 William Place The Rev. Nancy Jennings, interim pastor Congregation Ohav Sholom 378-1988 Affiliated with the Orthodox Union 145 South Merrick Ave. Rabbi Ira Ebbin Curé of Ars Roman Catholic Church 623-1400 2323 Merrick Ave. www.cureofarschurch.net The Rev. Charles Mangano, pastor Religious Education: 623-1400 Lee Hlavacek, director Susan Grieco/Herald

A Hanukkah celebration in downtown Merrick.

Mar Thoma Church 377-3311 2320 Merrick Ave. The Rev. KE Geevarghese

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church 379-1356 720 Merrick Ave. The Rev. Thomas Gallagher, pastor Parochial School (preK-8): 378-5797 730 Merrick Ave. Kerry Kahn, principal

Merrick Jewish Centre 379-8650 Congregation Ohr Torah (Conservative) 225 Fox Blvd. Rabbi Charles Klein

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 379-1368 2421 Hewlett Ave. The Rev. Nikiforos Fakinos, pastor Cynthia Golding, Sunday school director

Temple Beth Am The Reform Jewish Congregation of Merrick & Bellmore 2377 Merrick Avenue, Merrick NY Ronald N. Brown, Rabbi Mickey Baum, Assistant Rabbi/Director of Education Daniel Rosenfeld, Cantor ✦ Paul Kushner, Rabbi Emeritus Pamela Brandenberger, President

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St. John’s Lutheran Church 379-3858 1 Van Roo Ave. The Rev. Perry J. Kirschbaum

378-1963 2655 Clubhouse Road Rabbi Scott Hoffman Merrick United Methodist Church 378-9222 1425 Merrick Ave. The Rev. Ann Morgan

Temple Beth Am (Reform) 378-3477 2377 Merrick Ave. Rabbi Ronald Brown Temple Israel of South Merrick (Conservative)

Young Israel of Merrick (Orthodox) 378-2573 107 South Hewlett Ave. Rabbi Marc Volk

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SENIOR CITIZEN SERVICES AARP Bellmore-Merrick Chapter No. 4258 Mepham High School, Bellmore 11710 972-2870 Bruce Serkes, president Senior Adult Programs Barry and Florence Friedberg JCC 15 Neil Ct., Oceanside 11572 766-4341 www.friedbergjcc.org Jewel Quinn Senior Center at North Merrick Brookside School 1260 Meadowbrook Road 571-8675 Jeanne Ruvolo, director Nassau County Senior Citizens 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd.,

Suite 260 Uniondale 11533 227-8900 Lisa Murphy, commissioner Merrick Senior Center 2550 Clubhouse Road 546-1543 Ed Zeiser, president Bellmore Senior Center 2000 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore 11710 221-9696 Irene Reifer, coordinator Over 50 Club of Sacred Heart 2200 Cameron Ave. 378-1335 Mary DeSantis, president

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NASSAU COUNTY Nassau County is governed by an elected Legislature. The Legislature is comprised of legislators from 19 districts. It includes an independent budget director who advises the Legislature on spending and revenue matters. The Legislature also enables residents to submit petitions for proposed new laws that legislators are obligated to consider. The 19 county legislators serve two-year terms. The county executive — currently Republican Edward Mangano — serves a four-year term and is the chief administrator. Nassau also has an elected comptroller, currently George Maragos, a district attorney, Kathleen Rice, and a county clerk, Maureen O'Connell. Nassau County Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY 11501 571-6000 www.nassaucountyny.gov Numbers to know Assessor’s Office Assessment Review Board of Elections Bus Information Civil Service Community College Consumer Affairs Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans (CASA) County Attorney County Clerk County Comptroller County Executive County Legislature Department of Drug and Alcohol Addiction District Attorney Economic Development Film Commission Fire Commission Health Department Housing & Intergov. Affairs Human Resources Human Rights Commission Investigations Leg. Budget Review Office Management and Budget Office Medical Center Medical Examiner Mental Health Minority Affairs Parks, Recreation, Museums Planning Commission Physically Challenged Probation Department Public Works Purchasing Office Recreation Section 8 and Homeless Senior Citizen Affairs Sheriff’s Department Social Services Department Traffic and Parking Violations Traffic Safety Board Treasurer’s Office Veterans Services Volunteer Services Youth Board Nassau County Website: www.nassaucountyny.gov

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TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD The Town of Hempstead, founded in 1644, is the largest township in the United States, encompassing 142 square miles with a population of approximately 760,000 people. Within the Town there are 34 unincorporated areas and 22 incorporated villages, more than 65 parks and marinas, and 2,500 miles of roads. Under the current system, the Town of Hempstead is overseen by a town supervisor — currently Republican Kate Murray — and a six-member Town Council. The six members of the council are elected from one of six councilmatic districts. The supervisor has a two-year term, and the council members have a four-year term of office. The supervisor serves as the chief executive officer of town government. She presides over all town board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 major departments, employing just more than 2,100 people. As the chief financial officer of the township, the supervisor is responsible for the creation and the implementation of a town budget. Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes. Town of Hempstead Hempstead Town Hall 1 Washington St., Hempstead, NY 11550 489-5000 www.townofhempstead.org Numbers to know Receiver of Taxes, Donald X. Clavin, Jr. Town Attorney, Joseph Ra Animal Shelter 3320 Beltagh Avenue, Wantagh 11793 Civil Service Commission Comptroller Conservation and Waterways Greenfield Cemetery Highway Department Housing Authority Occupational Resources Parks and Recreation Planning and Economic Development Public Safety Sanitation Special pick-up Program Info and Sanitation Inspectors Senior Enrichment Traffic Control Division Water department 24-hour emergency line Zoning Board of Appeals

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ELECTED OFFICIALS United States Senator Charles E. Schumer (D) 757 3rd Ave., Suite 1702 New York, N.Y. 10017 (212) 486-4430 United States Senate 313 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 (202) 224-6542

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (R) 1550 Franklin Avenue Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-3131

State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman (D) The Capitol Albany, NY 12224-0341 (518) 474-7330

United States Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand (D) 780 3rd Ave., Suite 2601 New York, N.Y. 10017 (212) 688-6262 United States Senate 478 Russell Building Washington, D.C. 20510 (202) 224-4451

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice (D) 262 Old Country Road Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-3800

State Comptroller

United States Representative - Fourth District Carolyn McCarthy (D) 200 Garden City Plaza, Suite 320 Garden City, NY 11530 (516) 739-3008 106 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 (202) 225-5516

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos (R) 240 Old Country Road Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-2386

State Senator - 8th District Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R) 5550 Merrick Road, Suite 105 Massapequa, NY 11758 (516) 882-0630 New York State Senate, Room 605 Albany, NY 12247 (518) 455-2200

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray (R) One Washington Street Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 489-6000

Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell (R) 240 Old Country Road Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-2664

State Assemblyman - 14th District

Town of Hempstead Councilman - 5th District Angie Cullin (R) One Washington Street Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 812-385

Nassau County Legislator - District 13 Norma Gonsalves (R) 1550 Franklin Ave. Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-6213

Town of Hempstead Councilman - 6th District Gary Hudes (R) One Washington Street Hempstead, NY 11550 (516) 812-3180

Nassau County Legislator - District 19 Dave Denenberg (D) 1550 Franklin Ave. Mineola, NY 11501 (516) 571-6219

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D) NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 (518) 474-8390

Thomas P. DiNapoli (D) 110 State St., Albany, N.Y. 12236 (518) 474-4044

David G. McDonough (R) 404 Bedford Ave., Bellmore, NY 11756 (516) 409-2070 Legislative Office Building 533, Albany, NY 12248 (518) 455-4633

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERS OF THE MERRICK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE All addresses are in Merrick, NY 11566 unless otherwise noted Bernstein, Esq. Edward A. 1745 Merrick Ave., Suite 3 516-868-6688 Dasch, CPA, PC Richard J. 2628 Kenny Ave. 516-546-4638 Johnson, CPA, PC Sandra G. 206 Pettit Ave. Bellmore, NY 11710 516-409-1120 www.sgjcpa.com Kaplan, CPA, PC Steven 25 Merrick Ave., Suite 2 516-868-6300 www.smkcpa.com Lage Carmela 117 Spring Drive East Meadow, NY 11554 516-379-5634 Landrio Dr. Lori 2126 Merrick Mall 516-546-4800 www.drlandrio.com

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Shore Dr. Gary 31 Merrick Avenue Suite 230 516-377-2820

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A & M Financial Mitchell Doris 1399 Rhode Ave. 516-938-5616

Bags N Things Greenberg Shari 2746 Judith Drive Bellmore, NY 11710 516-509-5068

Ace’s Wine & Spirits Pascual Joe 1811 Merrick Ave. 516 379 3090 www.aceswines.com Academy Mortgage Corp. Gonzalez Chris 108 Bedford Ave. Bellmore, NY 11710 516-781-6000 www.bankamc.com All Dazzle Boutique D’Amato Carol 48 Merrick Ave. 516-442-5900 www.alldazzle.com All Island Transportation Blessinger Marianne PO Box 50 Franklin Square, NY 11010 516-379-9999 www.allislandtransportation. com

Belle’s Gregory Kelly 2145 Potter Ave. 516-852-3340 Bethpage Federal Credit Union Kraft Danielle 899 S. Oyster Bay Road Bethpage, NY 11714 516-317-3501 www.lovebethpage.com Brookside Auto Body Mangels Richard 2108 Sunrise Highway 516-378-9162 www.brooksidecollision.com BT Financial Services Traugot Barbara 2028A Byron Road 516-771-0767 www.btfinancial.com

Bullseye Collectibles of Merrick, Inc. Curtis Paul 1824 A Merrick Road 516-379-8300

Coldwell Banker Homes Realty Earl Floyd 2170 Merrick Ave. 516-785-2400 www.coldwellbanker.li

C & L Tax and Accounting Services, LLP LoBiondo Suzanne 2116 Merrick Ave., Suite 4002 516-791-1303 www.clcpasllp.com

Companions Animal Hospital Jiminez Irene 1798 Merrick Road 516-431-1133 www.companionsanimal hospital.com

Cathy’s Touch Inc. Boddy Cathy 67 Merrick Ave. 516-377-1127 www.cathystouch.com Century 21 American Homes Gregory Arlene 141 Merrick Ave. 516-302-8500 www.c21amhomes.com Chateau Briand Mandaro Joe 440 Old Country Road Carle Place NY 11514 516-334-6125 www.chateaubriand caterers.com Chocolate Promises Zakalik Cindy PO Box 694 516-299-6400 www.chocolatepromises.com

Coral House Yamali Butch 70 Milburn Ave. Baldwin, NY 11510 516-223-6500 www.coralhouse.com Corporate Business Solutions Fritz Robert 28 Merrick Ave., Room 9 516-992-0428 Cross Fit Strong Island McLoughlin Janet 26 Benson Lane 516-868-7767 CSM Engineering Shah Moeringer Carolyn 626 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 11550 516-378-4887 www.csmengineering.com

Chwatsky Woman Too Chwatsky Mort 26 Merrick Ave. 516-378-8200 www.chwatskywoman.com

Debbie’s Boutique Valentino Debbie 44 Merrick Ave. 516-996-2818

Cipriano Landscaping & Nursery Nunnencamp John 1660 Front St. East Meadow, NY 11554 516-542-0499 www.ciprianonursery.com

Delargent Design Architecture, PC Kohan Marcelo 2963 Holiday Park Drive 516-378-2178 www.delargentdesign.com

Citibank Krumholz Stacey 2085 Merrick Road 516-377-6802 CMC Design Architect, PC Lenhart Gary One Broadcast Plaza, Suite 222 516-378-9000 CMIT Solutions of South Nassau D’Accordo Armando 34 Merrick Ave. 516-208-4161 www.cmitsolutions.com/ southnassau

Digital 17, LLC Trott Melissa and Clayton 2690 Rosebud Ave. 516-777-1722 www.digital17.com Dime Bank Camisa Dorine 1775 Merrick Ave. 516-868-9200 wwww.dime.com Direct Image Films Martin Robert 1706 Hendrickson Ave. 516-455-1032 www.directimagefilms.com

Donna Carbone’s Dance Arts Carbone Schaeffer Donna 57 Merrick Ave. 516-377-7733 www.danceartsmerrick.com Douglas Elliman Bachrach Anita 2300 Merrick Road 516-972-7001 Douglas Elliman Biegelman Margaret 2300 Merrick Road 516-510-9290 www.margaretbiegelman.com Douglas Elliman Helsinger Susan G. 120 Spring Drive East Meadow, NY 11554 516-623-3026 Douglas Elliman Herman Dorothy 2300 Merrick Road 516-623-2814 www.elliman.com/realestateagent/marieskarren Douglas Elliman Pitlake Louise 2300 Merrick Road 516-297-5260 www.louisepitlake.com Douglas Elliman Pitlake Seth 2300 Merrick Road 516-521-7976 www.louisepitlake.com Douglas Elliman Shultis Barbara 2300 Merrick Road 516-623-4500 www.elliman.com Douglas Elliman DeTurris Lisa 2300 Merrick Road 516-623-2664 www.elliman.com Drobbin Chiropractic Drobbin Dr. Douglas 2154 Merrick Road 516-379-8500 drobbinchiropractic.com Elisa’s Restaurant Telese Paolo 1485 Midian S. 516-679-4805 www.elisasrestaurant.com Elite Family Dental Care Stanescu John G. 1835 Cynthia Lane 516-608-0001 www.eleitefamilydentalcare. com Continued on next page


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Emerald City West Bivona Joanne 2202 Jerusalem Ave. 516-409-5365 European Wax Center Menna Natanyah 2095 Merrick Road 516-868-1000 Fastrackids/JEI BellmoreMerrick Center Su Yi 2583 Merrick Road Bellmore, NY 11710 516-308-4704 www.maxviewlearning.com Feldis Florists Feldis Tim 2170 Sunrise Highway 516-771-1070 www.feldis.com First National Bank of Long Island Valente Toni 1810 Merrick Ave. 516-771-6000 www.fnbli.com First National Bank of New York O’Connor Debra 2222 Merrick Road 516-632-1600 www.madisonnational.com FJF Remodelers, Inc Firriolo Frank 2605 Kenny Ave. 516-379-4043 www.fjfremodelersinc.com Flowers by Voegler Soto Theresa 1171 Merrick Ave. 516-481-1277 www.flowersbyvoegler.com Mitchell Barber Insurance Barber Mitchell 2542 Bradley Court 516-474-4517 www.fhfg.com Freeport Kayak Rentals Foster Jerry 1782 Rutgers Place 855-WE-KAYAK www.freeportkayakrentals.com

Gateway Inn Hofmann Kevin 1780 Sunrise Highway 516-378-7100 www.gatewayinnlong island.com

Jerome A Scharoff PC Law Office Scharoff Jerome A. 100 Garden City Plaza Garden City NY 11530 516-294-7227

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Kavett Chiropractors Kavett Dr. Mark 305 Merrick Ave. 516 378 3440 www.kavettchiropractors.com

Grace Christian Academy Schultz Stephen 36 Smith St. 516-379-2223 www.gcali.com

Kiddsmiles Savel Dr. Michele 2211 Merrick Road 516-365-5439 www.kidssmiles.com

Grace Variety Chen Min 1824B Merrick Road 516-442-7066

Krohn, Rosenblum and Rosenblum Rosenblum Charles 25 Merrick Avenue

Graydon Associates McDonough David 1 Broadcast Plaza 516-867-7077

La Strada of Merrick Saraniero Eva & Guy 2100 Merrick Ave. 516-867-5488 www.lastradaofmerrick.com

Holms Service Center Mobil Holmstedt Peter 1776 Merrick Ave. 516-868-1123 Home Instead Senior Care Labib Mark 1817 Merrick Ave. 516-826-6307 www.homeinstead.com/236 Hue Creative Services Inc. Donohue Erin 1824 Bushwick Ave. 754-0404 www.hucreativeservices.com Integral Ballet Drennan Erin 1842 Merrick Road 516-442-1590 www.integralballet.com J & J Finishing Touches, LLC Lippolis Jeanne 37 Nancy Blvd. 516-867-7712 www. jandjfinishing touches.com

GRK Market Diamantis Theodore 48A Merrick Ave. 516-377-0488

JFK Alumni Association Morganstern Gary 3000 Bellmore Ave. Bellmore, NY 11710 631-992-1400 www.bellmorejfkalumni.org

Gadget Rx Casserly Mike 16 Kees Place 516-379-7979 www.gadgetRx.net

Jeffrey Alan Jewelers Badler Alan 43 Merrick Ave. 516-280-3500 www.jeffreyalanjewelers.com

Land & Home Design, Inc. Marzigliano Mike 1760 Gildersleeve St. 516-378-1840 www.landandhomeinc.com Local Media Solutions Yip Frank 2005 Merrick Road, Suite 348 516-673-3800 www.localmediasolution.net Lynn Karp/Marty Sorrentino Realtors Karp Lynn 3366 Park Ave. Wantagh NY 11793 516-659-2291 www.lynnkarp.com Mary Elmore Realty Co. Fraker-Gutin Marian 324 Merrick Ave. 516-868-6660 www.selectahomeli.com Menna’s Main Event Laviola Denise 361 Merrick Ave. 516-771-4494 Merokee Day School & Camp Ferguson Tracey 10 Wynsum Ave. 516-378-6333 www.merokeedayschool.com Merrick Chorale Guercio Frances 1872 Old Mill Road 516-378-2285

Merrick Community Nursery School Goodman Barbara 69 Willis Ave. 516-868-1071 www.merrickcommunitynurseryschool.org Merrick Crystal Nails May 147 Merrick Ave. 516-868-3298

Merrick Surgical Supplies & Home Care Inc. Levine Leo and Andra 139 Merrick Ave. 516-378-0119 www.merricksurgical.com Merrick Theater and Center for the Arts 2222 Hewlett Ave. 516 868 6400 www.merricktheatreandcenterforthearts.com

Merrick Dodge Chrysler Jeep of Wantagh Reiter Ira 3614 Sunrise Highway Wantagh NY 11793 516-868-4400 x1119 www.merrickdcj.com

Merrick Woods Country Day School Langbart Adam 1075 Merrick Ave. 516-483-7272 www.merrickwoods.com

Merrick Flower Shoppe Pinsent Kelly 54 Merrick Ave. 516-378-4309

Mike & Marco’s Design & Planting, Inc. Izzo Mike & Camille PO Box 845 Bellmore, NY 11710 516-867-1830

Merrick Herald Life PrimeTime XPress Cummings Rob 2 Endo Blvd. Garden City, NY 11530 516-569-4000 ext. 272 www.liherald.com Merrick House & Gardens Pitti Jay 319 N Merrick Ave. 516-378-5128 Merrick Library Firer Ellen 2279 Merrick Ave. 516 377 6112 www.merricklibrary.org Merrick Master Locksmiths Talisman Steven 34 Babylon Turnpike 516 868 3434 www.merrickmasterlocksmith. com Merrick Patch Zakalik Cindy 1872 George Court 516-640-1796 www.merrick.patch.com Merrick Pediatric Dentistry Elbaz Dr. Rania 1469 Merrick Ave. 516-547-1997 www.merrickpediatricdentistry. com Merrick Physical Therapy Ruisi Joseph 2092 Merrick Ave. 516-223-4300 www.merrickpt.com

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North Merrick Public Library Witt Thomas 1691 Meadowbrook Road 516 378 7474 ext.10 www.northmerrickpublic library.org Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Associates Passet Michael 1728 Sunrise Highway 516-992-4700 www.orlincohen.com Outback Steakhouse Abbate Jeffrey 2124 Merrick Mall 516-377-7761 www.outback.com Printing Emporium Mills Douglas 55 Merrick Ave. 516-223-2220 www.printingemporium.com Puglisi Family Dentistry Puglisi Dr. Charles 1785 Merrick Ave. 516 378 1551 www.puglisifamilydentistry. com

Roslyn Savings Bank Smith Jean 2111 Merrick Ave. 516 223-0088 RS Jones Restaurant Mueller Margaret 153 Merrick Ave. 516 378 7177 www.rsjones.com Saf-T-Swim of Bellmore Hazen James 2050 Bellmore Avenue Bellmore, NY 11710 516-557-2114 www.saf-t-swim.com Santorini Greek Restaurant Katsaros Peter 133 Merrick Ave. 516 867 5175 Savoy Tavern Danny 16 Merrick Ave. 516-506-7717 Schwartz & Co., LLP Mattia Angela 2580 Sunrise Highway Bellmore, NY 11710 516-409-5000 www.schwartz-cpas.com

Pure Pilates Schanstra Kristine 11 Lansdowne Ave. 516-786-0008

Select-A-Home/ Island South Realty Corp. Greco Charlie 324 Merrick Ave. 516-223-9463 www.selectahomeli.com

Queen of Hearts Marchesella Julie 29 Merrick Ave. 516-377-1357 www.queenofheartsusa.com

Select-A-Home/ Island South Realty Corp. Pernice Judy 324 Merrick Ave. 516-474-8627 www.selectahomeli.com

RE/MAX Hearthstone Canaris Tina 2269 Legion St. Bellmore, NY 11710 516-695-8462 www.tinacanaris.com RE/MAX Hearthstone Weber, III Henry F. 2059 Merrick Road 516-771-8300 www.remax-hearthstone-ny. com Red Door Spas Bennett Kelly 2750 Merrick Road Bellmore, NY 11710 516-409-2800 www.reddoorspas.com Rising Stars Performing Arts Center Dubin-Kaufman Debi 1750 A MerrickAve. 516-208-7503 www.risingstarzpac.com

Selective Associates, Inc. Chuber Michael R. 1687 Merrick Ave. 516-546-5500 www.saiinsurance.com

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Sophia Bruccoleri fed the goats at the Merrick Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 Fall Festival. Studio Envy Hair Design Finsterbusch Alicia 2207 Merrick Road 516-442-2200 Sukoff Orthodontics Sukoff David 47 Merrick Ave. 516-868-3131 www.sukoffortho.com Sunrise Chiropractic & Wellness Office Jones Dr. Fred 2260 Hewlett Ave. 516-378-0404 www.sunrise-chiropractic.com Swirlz World Eddi Jordan 383 Merrick Ave. 516-307-1792 www.swirlzworld.com

Serengeti Design Studios Aziz Fahmida 2116 Merrick Ave. 516-623-2828 www.serengeti-design.com

T Mobile of Merrick Sahni Kawal 2131 Merrick Road 516-433-6667 www.awmobileusa.com

Sew Who Cares Scalice Donna PO Box 28 516-603-7168 www.knitfromtheheart.com

Take Shape for Life Frasca Lisa 86 Kirkwood Ave. 917-834-2000 www.lisafrasca.com

Specialty Rarities Berkoff Jeff 2116 Merrick Ave., Suite 4001 516-223-0016

Teachers Federal Credit Union Gunn Jennifer 1 638 Merrick Road 631-698-7000 www.teachersfcu.org

State Farm Insurance, Agent Scott Hermann Hermann Scott 1012 Jerusalem Ave. 516-783-5522 www.agenthermann.com

Temptations Boutique Inc Grann Jeff 2165 Merrick Road 516 623 5772 www.temptationsforher.com

The Annex Wellness & Fitness Center Rockwin Scott 1757 Merrick Ave., Suite 100 516-623-4388 www.theannexwellfit.com The Ferrante Agency Ferrante Sal 323 Merrick Ave. 516-378-1500 The Geller Dental Group Rennert Robin 2140 Bellmore Ave. Bellmore, NY 11710 516-785-4744 www.thegellerdentalgroup. com The Merry Go Round Foley Nicole PO Box 413 516-477-3057 www.shopthemerrygoround. com The Pampered Chef Mazza Annette 1428 Meadowbrook Road 516-442-5321 www.pamperedchef.biz/ simplyamazing Therapeutic Solutions Physical Therapy Rockwin Jamie L. 1757 Merrick Ave., Suite 100 516-623-4388 www.therapeuticsolutionspt. com

Champions Tae Kwon Do Lee Eric 391 Merrick Ave. 516-223-5425 www.taekwondo.net Uncle Benny Café Lau Benny 42 Merrick Ave. 516-506-7999 United Realty Epstein Steven 30 Jericho Executive Plaza, Suite 300C Jericho, NY 11753 516-320-7704 www.unitedrealtyinc.com US Home Remodeling Corp Glick Warren 1 Arbor Lane 516-377-6853 www.americanrenovation.com Valley Ornamental Iron Works Volpe Joseph and Susan 2936 Charlotte Drive 516-377-6684 Vanity Salon Puccio Anne 135 Merrick Ave. 516-605-3988 Vassallo Insurance Agency Vassallo Sal 2174 Hewlett Ave., Suite. 200 516-546-3077 www.vassalloinsurance.com Zuckerman’s Fine Jewelry Zuckerman Bob 2164 Merrick Road 516-546-8688


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