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Summer carnival is 'One in a Minion'

About 200 children sprawled across the Seaford Manor Elementary School grounds last week for the annual end-of-summer carnival.

Making a 'SPLASH' against trash

It was a cloudy day on June 27. At Wantagh State Park, the high tide and rough waves made it hard for smaller vessels to make it out into the Western Bays. Port Captain Gary Smith and six of his crew members, sporting rubber boots and cut-off shorts, worked hard to get their skiff away from the dock and into the bay off the Bellmore coastline.


Seaford welcomes two new businesses

The Seaford Chamber of Commerce and locally elected leaders welcomed two new businesses to the community — What a Girl Wants, a women’s clothing and accessory boutique, and the Selvin Law Firm — last week.

A win-win for Fehrenbach

For as long as he can remember, Bobby Fehrenbach says, he has loved sports. The Wantagh native was a three-season athlete at MacArthur High School in Levittown. After graduating in 1984, he went on to play football at Pace University. For many, a sports career would end there, but for Fehrenbach it was just the beginning.

School News

Seaford school board honors departing trustee

While the Seaford Board of Education took care of a few important financial matters at its June 2 meeting, it was the people who have made significant contributions to the district who took center stage.

Beth Tikvah gets a makeover

Congregation Beth Tikvah in Wantagh held a large celebration last Sunday evening, dedicating the brand new sanctuary at the conservative temple after months of renovations. Dignitaries from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, clergy, congregation members and elected officials attended the event.

Community News

Four days of fun at Maria Regina

There was plenty of fun to go around at Maria Regina Church last weekend. The parish held its annual Family Festival from June 23 to 26 in the church’s back parking lot.


Catching em' all in Wantagh and Seaford

Wantagh and Seaford residents have been scouring local parks, libraries and streets for monsters all week — virtual ones, that is.

Youth Sports

Nothing lax about town sports clinic

About 130 children and teenagers grabbed their lacrosse sticks and traveled to Seaman’s Neck Park in Seaford last week for the first session of the Town of Hempstead’s annual Lacrosse Academy.