Last Hope receives grant for kitten adoption efforts

Last Hope Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Shelter was awarded a $15,000 grant from the Petco Foundation last month to help fund kitten adoptions.

Making magic for teens in need

Andrea Stottler has found prom ball gowns on the stoop of her Wantagh home nearly everyday since February. After she posted on the Wantagh Mommas Facebook page that she and other members of the Lions Club were collecting dresses so that teens in need had something to wear to their proms, she began finding dozens of colorful garments hung over her doorway when she got home from work.


Chamber hosts an egg-citing day at Wantagh Park

The Wantagh Chamber of Commerce celebrated the blooming flower buds and warmer weather at the 26th annual Spring Fun Hunt, held on April 9 at Wantagh Park.

Hempstead Town Councilman Hudes is stepping down

Hempstead Town Councilman Gary Hudes announced last Monday that he would step down from the board in June. A Republican from Levittown, Hudes serves northern sections of Wantagh and Seaford. He …

Wantagh Radio Shack one of 185 to close

The Wantagh Radio Shack store will soon shut its doors, along with 184 others nationwide, representatives from the electronics retail chain announced this month. Radio Shack first filed for …

Forest City folks flock to Spring Fling

More than a dozen Forest City families came out to the annual egg hunt at the Spring Fling event on April 2. With the Easter holidays just around the corner, the tight-knit community in North Wantagh …

Hempstead Town Councilwoman Sweeney marks Women’s History Month

Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, participated in programs locally and beyond that were designed to celebrate Women’s History Month. Sweeney appeared on “Good …

Wantagh Episcopal church founds outreach center in Seaford

Barbara Rice Thompson, a 56-year-old North Wantagh resident, was the editor of Penthouse magazine for more than 25 years before she was laid off in January. But months earlier, she had spoken with …

Wantagh-Seaford residents rally around injured Levittown volunteer

Christine Newins, a 52-year-old Levittown resident, cannot remember Jan. 17 — the day she was hit by a car while jogging on the Pacific Crest Trail in Carlsbad, Calif. Chris Newins, her husband, …


Temple B’Nai Torah hosts gala, auction

Temple B’Nai Torah leaders hosted their annual gala dinner and Chinese auction on March 18.

Herald Newspapers 
seeking 2017 summer interns

Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …

Wantagh Explorers host fundraiser for injured adviser

Wantagh Fire Department Explorer Post 690 hosted a pasta dinner for the community on March 26. The group’s annual fundraiser had an extra purpose this year because the teens donated a portion …