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Seaford church holds animal blessing

St. James Roman Catholic Church on Hicksville Road in Seaford held its Blessing of the Animals service for the Feast of Saint Francis on the afternoon of Oct. 6. The Rev.

Walk to end breast cancer at Jones Beach

The American Cancer Society is slated to hold its 25th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh on Oct. 21.

Levittown salon beautifies for breast cancer research

Trinity Hairdressing and Makeup Academy in Levittown is inviting local residents to get shorn for breast cancer research. On Oct. 20, the Levittown salon will hold its annual Cut-A-Thon to raise awareness and money to combat the disease.

Homecoming shows 'Warrior pride'

The Wantagh school district celebrated its annual homecoming on Saturday, September 29.

Wantagh's own honored for work with SNCH

For longtime Wantagh resident Joe Fennessy, leading the way for South Nassau Communities Hospital to find a health care affiliate on Nassau’s South Shore, to partner and grow with, was a “labor of love.”

9/11 Ceremonies

-Wantagh American Legion Post Patriot Day Wantagh American Legion Post 1273, 3484 Park Avenue - Sunday, Sept. 9 at 10:00 a.m. The Patriot Day ceremony will be in remembrance of those who lost their lives during Sept. 11, 2001. For more information contact John Sottnik at sottnik@verizon.net or (917) 681-4050. -Town of Hempstead Town of Hempstead’s 9/11 Memorial Service Point Lookout, Lido Boulevard – Tuesday, Sept 11 at 7:30 a.m. The Town of Hempstead will be holding its Sept 11 Memorial Service, which is open to the public. For more information, email events@tohmail.org or (526) 414-6564. -Seaford High School Seaford High School 9/11 Memorial Candle Lighting Ceremony 1575 Seamans Neck Road – Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m. The Seaford Community will honor five Seaford High School Alumni who lost their lies during the Sept 11 terrorist attacks — rain or shine. Refreshments will be served. For information, contact lSchachner@seaford911.org or visit www.seaford911.org.

Randi Kreiss

Nipping sexism in the bud, all over again

Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again?

Scott Brinton

Nutrition 101, or how to save the planet

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.