All the hard work put in to win a county championship was on the mind of Wantagh senior outside hitter Grace Riddle when she stepped to the service line with a chance to bring home the title.
Turnout was heavier than expected, despite intermittent rain, in an election both Republicans and Democrats had called a referendum on the policies of President Donald Trump. In one of the most …
Siblings Kaley, Christian and Keira Young were excited and grateful after appearing on the Oct. 21 episode of “Shark Tank.” Not only did all five “sharks,” or potential investors, buy in to the Wantagh family’s deal, but their product — Cup Board Pro — completely sold out within hours of the show’s airing.
“This is not a Halloween presentation,” cautioned Tom Watson to mixed laughter as he began his presentation to the Wantagh Museum and Preservation Society.. History is a serious topic for the society’s good-natured recording secretary, so much so, that he even lives in an 18th-century salt box house.
Town of Hempstead got some good news last Thursday when Moody’s Investors Service notched up the town’s credit rating on its long-term general obligation debt to Aa2 from Aa3. At the same time, the agency raised the town’s outlook to Positive from Stable.
In 2016, John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford, won the 8th Senate District seat long held by Republicans, in a close race against Republican Michael Venditto. This year, he faces a challenge from Massapequa Park Mayor Jeff Pravato, who has framed the election as pivotal to maintaining a Republican majority in the senate. The Herald asked both candidates the same four questions on issues that face South Shore residents, in the run-up to the Nov. 6 election.
Democrat Kevin Thomas is vying for a chance to represent the State Senate’s 6th District and unseat Incumbent Kemp Hannon, a Republican who has filled the role since 1989. The Herald asked both candidates a series of questions that pertain to the district’s coverage area, which includes East Meadow, Seaford, Wantagh, Bethpage, Farmingdale, Levittown, Massapequa and Uniondale.
In one of the most closely watched contests of the mid-term elections, Congressman Peter King and challenger Liuba Grechen Shirley faced off in a debate that was at times spirited and provocative at Plainedge High School in Massapequa on Oct. 18.
Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again?
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.