Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents sworn into Commissioner’s Community Council

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder has officially kicked into gear his Community Council, a police task force with a subdivision in each of the county’s 19 legislative districts.

Jones Beach: memories told through postcards

Constantine E. Theodosiou, of Cedarhurst, details some of its history through postcards and images in his book “Jones Beach,” part of the Arcadia Publishing Postcard History Series.

Wantagh Little League kicks off-season

Participants in Wantagh Little League’s 2018 season marched to Ciminelli Field at Wantagh Elementary School onto the hamlet’s streets on April 14.

Seaford has among the highest percentage of students opting out of state tests

In Seaford, 66 percent of the 3rd to 8th grade students opted out of New York State exams.

Wantagh's Iaquinta rises in main event

Wantagh’s “Raging” Al Iaquinta slid right into a MMA main event slot last weekend — his biggest fight to date — on just over 24 hours’ notice. In a long-awaited return, he helped deliver a bout with memorable moments, giving mixed martial arts fans a show they never expected.

Editorial

Teachers carrying guns? Not here.

In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .

Todd Kaminsky

Stamping out this spate of hate

Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On trade, let’s make peace, not war

Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .