Commemorating the attacks on the World Trade Center 17 years ago this week, veterans, elected and school officials, scouts, civic leaders and family members gathered in Wantagh on Sunday to remember the 13 residents who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
Literacy Nassau, which has helped over 40,000 adults learn to read, write and speak English over the past 50 years, has outgrown its space in Freeport and is moving to Wantagh.
Joan Greenspan, a Seaford High School graduate who has multiple sclerosis, experienced new-found freedom on Aug 18 when she drove out of the Bussani Mobile Team garage in Bethpage in a new wheelchair-accessible van.
Hurricane Florence, which marched across much of the mid-Atlantic Ocean as a Category 4 storm, was downgraded to a Category 3 and then 2 storm as it approached the Carolinas on Thursday. Still, …
Members of the Seaford and Wantagh communities are dealing with the effects of Hurricane Florence, by phone and text — including two Seaford moms whose children are students at universities in the Carolinas.
The Town of Hempstead’s Backpack Collection Drive will allow “food insecure” children within the town to carry home in style, nutritious meals that are donated to them each week by Island Harvest.
Joe Iavarone of Iavarone Brothers Quality Foods in Wantagh is the recipient of the 22nd Annual “Teddy” Roosevelt Achievement Award.
Vapes and e-cigarette retailers throughout the Town of Hempstead would have to post large signs about the devices’ dangers to consumers, in a conspicuous location at their place of business, if a proposal by Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney of Wantagh and Councilman Dennis Dunne of Levittown is approved.
Scouting in Wantagh is 100 years old this year. In fact, the first Wantagh Boy Scouts of America unit — Troop 1 — was chartered on March 15, 1918, and sponsored by the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church, on Wantagh Avenue.
Elise Howell-Fehling, of Seaford, has an unusual birthday tradition: She asks for donations to charities in lieu of gifts for herself.
-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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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.
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.