Seaford Chamber hosting membership drive

The Seaford Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual membership drive to help engage local businesses in community affairs and reach out to prospective entrepreneurs in the hamlet. Leaders said that residents may also join the organization and get involved.

Levittown superintendent wins Pathfinder Award

To commemorate Women’s History Month, Hempstead Town leaders honored Dr. Tonie McDonald, the superintendent of the Levittown School District, and 10 other women for their contributions to the community at the annual Pathfinder Awards ceremony on March 7.

Playing football like a girl

Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents might have noticed the brown ponytail sticking out of a Salk Middle School seventh-grade football player’s white helmet while cheering on the Seahawks …

Wantagh Episcopal church founds outreach center in Seaford

Barbara Rice Thompson, a 56-year-old North Wantagh resident, was the editor of Penthouse magazine for more than 25 years before she was laid off in January. But months earlier, she had spoken with …

Neighbors

Cubs become Boy Scouts at annual banquet

Seaford Cub Scout Pack 239 recently celebrated the accomplishments of six youngsters at the organization’s most anticipated night of the tear: the annual Blue and Gold Banquet.

SCHOOLS

Seaford bowlers take on administrators at Wantagh Lanes

After a successful first season, the Seaford boys’ and girls’ varsity and junior-varsity bowling teams faced one more challenge: defeating Board of Education trustees and administrators …

Meeting his new flock

Although a Mass for parishioners from Catholic churches in Seaford, Wantagh, Merrick, Bellmore and Massapequa was slated to start at noon, Bishop John Barres continued to walk down the center aisle of St. William the Abbot Church long past the top of the hour on Feb. 23. Gripping his crosier, he turned to the folks packed into each pew in the church, who were smiling, waving and taking pictures on their cellphones of the Diocese of Rockville Centre’s new leader.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Cars collide on Merrick Road near Wantagh Parkway

Six cars collided on Merrick Road in Wantagh on March 7, forcing the closure of the westbound lane during the morning rush. According to the Nassau County Police Department, the accident …

All aboard?

Seaford voters will decide in May on a proposition that would expand bus service for the middle and high schools to all district students who live south of Sunrise Highway. Citing concerns about children walking across the roadway to get to class, more than 170 residents signed a petition supporting the potential changes to the school district’s transportation system.

Herald Newspapers 
seeking 2017 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …

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Walking in WinterFest’s wonderland

Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents had a cool time celebrating the season at the Levittown Community Council WinterFest.