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MacArthur community shows school spirit

North Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents came together to celebrate MacArthur High School last weekend. The school hosted a bevy of events last Friday and Saturday to mark …

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Seniors have a blast at bowling program

Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents enjoyed breakfast and bowling at Hempstead Town’s Senior Appreciation Day at Levittown Lanes.  Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony Santino and …

Conboy bids Seaford schools farewell

Brian Conboy, 56, said his relationship with the Seaford School District began when he was 5 years old. After his family moved to Seaford from Greenpoint, Brooklyn, in 1962, he attended Seaford …

A house where hope lives

Karen Siler, 54, of Seaford, sa she felt like she met her 26-year-old son, Ryan, for the first time in 2015.  Ryan is autistic, his mother explained, and his biggest challenge is expressive …

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Getting a head start on English — and school

Elementary students have been busy learning English in the Levittown School District this summer — and how the language is used in science.  The ENL Jumpstart program, which provides …

Creating companions

Maureen Kass, 53, of Seaford, said that her family’s former dogs live all over the country.  Zolo, their first dog, has lived in East Brunswick, N.J., since 2009. His owner and best …

Sunrise Highway aqueduct deemed ‘viable host’

County officials announced last week that they are accepting design proposals from engineering firms after a three-month study confirmed that a 110-year-old aqueduct running underneath Sunrise Highway is a “viable host pipe” to transport treated sewage from the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility in Bay Park to the ocean outfall pipe at the Cedar Creek Water Pollution Control Plant on the Wantagh-Seaford border.

Tackling the opioid epidemic

In the last two years, Nassau County has seen an uptick in heroin and opioid fatal overdoses. According to the district attorney’s office, there were 146 opioid-related deaths in the county …

Football and friendship

“P! R! I! D! E!”  Seaford High School football players spelled out a word that Coach Rob Perpall said means a lot to the Vikings and the community, yelling each letter after doing …

State studying Grumman plume

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is drilling an exploratory well on the Wantagh-Seaford border. The project is part of the state’s ongoing investigation into  …

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Seaford man ready to box in Fight for Charity

One Seaford resident is getting ready to put on his boxing gloves and square up for a good cause. Kyle Burkhardt, senior director at Cushman & Wakefield, a real estate brokerage in Melville, …