Neighbors

Seniors have a blast at bowling program

Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents enjoyed breakfast and bowling at Hempstead Town’s Senior Appreciation Day at Levittown Lanes.  Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony Santino and …

Local leaders act to curb opioid abuse

With drug arrests and opioid overdoses on the rise in Nassau County, local community and elected leaders from Wantagh, Seaford, Levittown and bordering areas are taking action. To help curb local …

Project on track

The Long Island Rail Road’s $23.9 million rehabilitation of the Wantagh train station is on schedule, officials said.  Aaron Donovan, a spokesman for the LIRR, said that the second …

School News

Getting a head start on English — and school

Elementary students have been busy learning English in the Levittown School District this summer — and how the language is used in science.  The ENL Jumpstart program, which provides …

Crime

Gunfire in Wantagh

A Wantagh man has been charged with firing shots into his neighbor’s garage door last month, according to the Nassau County Police Department.  Rocko Fox, 20, was arrested on Aug. 22 in …

The row less traveled

If you have a passion for paddleboarding, you’re in luck. Last month, Skudin Surf announced its new shop at Jones Beach State Park’s Field 10, offering paddleboarding and kayaking lessons …

Tackling the opioid epidemic

In the last two years, Nassau County has seen an uptick in heroin and opioid fatal overdoses. According to the district attorney’s office, there were 146 opioid-related deaths in the county …

The giraffe lady of Wantagh

Renée Susman’s Richard Lane home is covered in giraffes — 579, to be exact.  Two thin, bronze and blue statues, which are nearly as tall as the 63-year-old North Wantagh …

Neighbors

A pet party at Forest City Park

About 50 community members had the chance to make furry and scaly friends in North Wantagh last week. The Town of Hempstead hosted a program called Petland Parties at Forest City Park on Aug. …

Overcoming hurdles

During the 800-meter race in the women’s heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 25, SUNY Geneseo track star Shayna Held was focused.   The meet …

State studying Grumman plume

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is drilling an exploratory well on the Wantagh-Seaford border. The project is part of the state’s ongoing investigation into  …

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A Parrot Head party

Cloudy skies and rain showers didn’t stop the famed Parrot Heads from heading to Northwell Health at Jones Beach on Aug. 15.  Jimmy Buffett fans of all ages flocked to the Wantagh …