BREAKING NEWS: Threat null at Seaford School District


Sign the kids up for scouting in Wantagh and Seaford

The Theodore Roosevelt Council of the Boy Scouts of America is having several “Join Scouting Days” between September 21 and October 12.

Fatal overdoses down in Wantagh, THC use up

Wantagh is the latest community targeted by Nassau County’s Operation Natalie drug abuse prevention and education program, which county officials say has already resulted in significantly decreased overdoses.

Cradle of Aviation announces executive leadership promotions

Two Wantagh residents — Andrew Parton and Jennifer Baxmeyer — have been promoted to leadership positions at the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center, the Board of Directors recently announced.

TOH: Children will receive nutritious meals in backpacks

The Town of Hempstead’s Backpack Collection Drive will allow “food insecure” children within the town to carry home in style, nutritious meals that are donated to them each week by Island Harvest.

The "Teddy" award goes to an Iavarone brother

Joe Iavarone of Iavarone Brothers Quality Foods in Wantagh is the recipient of the 22nd Annual “Teddy” Roosevelt Achievement Award.

9/11 Ceremonies

-Wantagh American Legion Post Patriot Day Wantagh American Legion Post 1273, 3484 Park Avenue - Sunday, Sept. 9 at 10:00 a.m. The Patriot Day ceremony will be in remembrance of those who lost their lives during Sept. 11, 2001. For more information contact John Sottnik at sottnik@verizon.net or (917) 681-4050. -Town of Hempstead Town of Hempstead’s 9/11 Memorial Service Point Lookout, Lido Boulevard – Tuesday, Sept 11 at 7:30 a.m. The Town of Hempstead will be holding its Sept 11 Memorial Service, which is open to the public. For more information, email events@tohmail.org or (526) 414-6564. -Seaford High School Seaford High School 9/11 Memorial Candle Lighting Ceremony 1575 Seamans Neck Road – Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m. The Seaford Community will honor five Seaford High School Alumni who lost their lies during the Sept 11 terrorist attacks — rain or shine. Refreshments will be served. For information, contact lSchachner@seaford911.org or visit www.seaford911.org.

Randi Kreiss

Nipping sexism in the bud, all over again

Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again?

Scott Brinton

Nutrition 101, or how to save the planet

In my two and a half decades of writing on the environment and pondering solutions to the pressing sustainability issues that our planet — and civilization — face, I never imagined that the answer to reversing our destructive course might lie in nutrition education.