Viking green washed across the streets of Seaford on Saturday for the high school’s Homecoming festivities.
Longtime Seaford residents have said that preserving the community’s history is both an important and sometimes challenging task. But library leaders aim to make that process easier as they expand their oral history initiative, with help from neighbors and local groups.
Whether they were enrolled at Mandalay Elementary or one of two local middle schools, Thomas Burke’s students have always looked up to him — literally. Standing at 6 feet tall, Seaford Harbor Elementary’s new principal had to crouch down to speak with youngsters face to face at several back-to-school events in August and September.
The Seaford Historical Society, with some help from Stop & Shop and the Long Island Children’s Museum, launched a new educational program that’s designed to appeal to youngsters’ curiosity: the Kids Summer Series.
“All kinds of history is made in the Town of Hempstead,” said Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, referring to both Belmont Park in Elmont and Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach. “But often, we don’t think about what kind.”
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Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney starts every morning the same way.
Locals said that they had plenty of fall fun at the Seaford Historical Society’s 10th annual Harvest Fair on Sunday.
An overtime victory by the MacArthur High School varsity football team served as the perfect ending for the annual homecoming celebration on Saturday, Levittown District officials said.
Established in 1965, the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve offers a variety of environmental education programs involving all aspects of Long Island’s natural history. Scores of Seaford children have attended Earth Day celebrations and “jungle bungle” events in recent years, but South Shore Audubon Society leaders said locals might not realize who keeps those programs going.
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.
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.
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.
Melanie Schnaier, a Wantagh resident of 12 years, is an educational grant writer and a teacher. What better way to merge her two talents, she thought, than writing children's books?
In honor of National Popsicle Day, the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps held a cool event outside of the Levittown Public Library on Aug. 27.
The Rockville Centre Choral Society, a community group, begins rehearsals on September 7th, 7:30 PM and each Wed. following, for our December 10, 2016 Holiday concert. We are looking for new members …
Hundreds made their way to Jones Beach State Park on Saturday to remember loved ones, connect with others interested in a charitable cause and help educate others on the diverse needs of the brain tumor community at the third annual Long Island Brain Tumor Walk.