Keeping the meaning of Christmas alive

Christmas arrived early this year at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church. Congregants from Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown celebrated Christmas in July on Sunday. Leaders of the United Church of Christ house of worship, situated on Wantagh Avenue, hosted a service, charity food drive and vendor fair with winter holiday flair for the community.

Community News

Long Island historian visits Wantagh

Ralph Brady, a 72-year-old Mount Sinai resident and published writer, is educating Long Islanders about their homeland’s rich history — one presentation at a time.

Trending

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.

Neighbors

Building a local baseball community

Major League Baseball players just had their annual All-Star break, but local youngsters have been playing the game all month thanks to the Levittown Seaford Wantagh Athletic Association.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Town touts animal shelter success story

An 8-year-old dog is loving life with his new owner. Although Duffy, an American bulldog, is battling cancer, no one would know it from his friendly and playful demeanor.

Wantagh water rescue in Sloop Channel

The Nassau County Marine Bureau rescued two swimmers on Monday, July 4, after a boat was found drifting in the Sloop Channel by marker eight in Wantagh, police said.

Neighbors

New home gives veteran a new start

Matias Ferreira, a Marine Corps veteran who has recovered from severe injuries he suffered while deployed in Afghanistan, is receiving a new house from the non-profit organization Homes for Our Troops.

Stepping Out

The Kings of Warped Tour

Self-made rock band We the Kings will be performing at Vans Warped Tour on Saturday, July 9, for the sixth time since 2008. The band will be playing songs from their new album “So Far,” just released on June 17, and other previous hits, on the main stage at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh.

Neighbors

Wantagh resident going the extra mile

“Never Stop Pedaling” is what 62-year-old Phil Kingsbury would title a book about his life — if he weren’t diligently preparing to ride for a world record and a cause.

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.

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