Seaford parents, students want safer schools

The Seaford School District is taking steps to upgrade school safety in the wake of the Majory Stoneman High School mass shooting.

Jones Beach named second most visited state park in 2017

More than 71 million people visited New York State Parks in 2017, and nearly six million of those visitors went to Jones Beach State Park.

Animal shelter audit begins amid controversy

First steps were taken last week in a county audit of the Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh.

Wantagh Seaford Baymen victory party

The Wantagh Seaford Baymen celebrated winning the Nassau County high school hockey league championship.


Nassau police I.D. Massapequa as overdose hot spot

Nassau County police identified Massapequa as a hot spot for opioid overdoses, using the department’s new OD Maps software, Commissioner Patrick Ryder announced on March 1.


After Parkland, the youth are leading change

"Why do we have to lead the change?” That was the question Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Ryan Deitsch asked Sen. Marco Rubio at a town hall forum . . .


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New reporter on the beat

Coming home to Long Island

Hello readers! My name is James Mattone, a 21-year-old journalist, and I am the new reporter for the Wantagh-Seaford Herald Citizens. I was raised in Franklin Square, but lived across the street …