A pipe dream come true?

Engineers have determined that the 110-year-old aqueduct running underneath Sunrise Highway is in “very good condition,” and county officials are preparing for the next stages of a …

Meet MacArthur’s top two

When MacArthur High School seniors Casey Butcher and James May were called to Principal Joseph Sheehan’s office in February, they had no idea why. They recalled waiting for Sheehan, slightly …


A crabby evening at Jones Beach

As the sun set on June 3, about a dozen local folks trekked through Jones Beach State Park in search of more than picturesque views.  The Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center sponsored a special …

Wantagh recaptures county crown

The Lady Warriors came out storming and defeated Cold Spring Harbor, 15-9, to capture the Nassau Class C title, for their second county championship in three years.

MacArthur captures L.I. crown

MacArthur led Mount Sinai by five runs in the bottom of the third inning of last Friday’s Long Island Class A softball championship game at St. Joseph’s College when lightning struck, causing a stoppage of nearly 40 minutes.


A safe shuttle for Wantagh seniors

For many senior citizens in the Wantagh area, driving to the doctor or dentist can be a hassle. But with the help of Friends In Safe Hands, or FISH, getting to necessary appointments is no longer an issue.

Army Corps to study back bays

The South Shore faces an increased risk of natural hazards — including erosion, coastal wave action, storm surge, floods and severe winds — caused by coastal storms, explained Peter Weppler, chief of the environmental analysis branch of the planning division of the New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ planning division to a crowd of residents at Seaford High School last week.

Sharks make a splash

Harrison Gorman, a 17-year-old from Massapequa, was part of St. William the Abbot’s record-breaking freestyle relay team at the Catholic Youth Organization of Nassau and Suffolk swim …

Theissen Center may close

Kaitlyn Rochel, a 14-year-old Wantagh Middle School student, is a three-time cancer survivor. In 2006 she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and was treated with chemotherapy. When she …


Wantagh artist has a passion for painting

For Barbara Segal, painting isn’t just a hobby. It’s an escape.

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 …


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