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Seven drug suppliers were arrested last week for their roles in allegedly distributing 10,000 individual doses of heroin per week throughout the South Shore communities of Merrick, Freeport, … more
According to information received from the Nassau County Police Department, nearly three-quarters of a million dollars has been sliced out of the county’s budget for school crossing guards since 2010. more
If it’s a Wednesday afternoon or a Thursday night, Rita Hofer can be found at her temple. That’s when weekly Bingo games take place, which Hofer said are actually more than just fun and games. more
Three new businesses held their grand openings last Wednesday and officially opened their doors to the Wantagh community. Parkside Inn, a restaurant and bar and Seaside Liquors both opened up on Merrick Road in Wantagh and Studio Seven, a beauty salon, opened up on Wantagh Avenue. more
A half-dozen Nassau County environmental and civic activists, most from Merrick, came to Bethpage Community Park on April 21 –– the day before Earth Day –– to call on the state to accelerate efforts to clean up a massive chemical plume that has crept for more than seven decades from Bethpage toward South Oyster Bay. more
Stephen Vaiano became Wantagh’s newest Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor ceremony on April 16 at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church. Joined by about 100 fellow Boy Scouts, family members, friends and local dignitaries, Vaiano, 16, was recognized for achieving scouting’s highest honor. more
A group of 20 poetry enthusiasts gathered at the Wantagh Public Library on April 12 to take part in a poetry reading held by the Nassau County Poet Laureate Society. April is National Poetry Month and many people came out to a pair of readings to share their own work or just sit back and listen. more
A lot of college players would love to have the success that Brendan Kearns has had in his first year. The freshman lacrosse player at Providence College and Wantagh native has been racking up points this spring, and he hopes he can help lead his team to a championship. more
Local history museums in Seaford and Wantagh are filled with pictures and artifacts that show what these communities were like in simpler times. Behind these great collections are people who have acquired the items, catalogued them and educate the public about the past. more
Nearly 10,000 people packed into Stage 3 at Grumman Studios in Bethpage on Wednesday night to hear Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The real estate mogul began a raucous speech by … more
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