Representatives of South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System were set to finalize a partnership at a news conference on Dec. 4. The merger makes South Nassau the Long Island …
Dozens of first responders, firefighters, police officers, parents, high school and college students and other community members came to the Wantagh Fire Department on Nov. 29 to hear Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and his colleagues discuss the county’s fight against opioid abuse, as well as school safety and the school resource program against active shooters.
Wantagh resident Vanissa Fernandez has been a member of United Healthcare Workers East for the past 10 years. As a recreational therapist at a nursing home in Woodbury, she and two colleagues are responsible for 48 patients.
With all due respect to the opinion of American novelist Thomas Wolfe, the New York Islanders and their fired-up fan base have proven you wrong. You can, indeed, go home again.
Molloy College played its best basketball down the stretch last season, salvaging a 7-11 record against East Coast Conference foes and reaching the tournament semifinals.
Know anyone around town who you’d describe as a true do-gooder –– that PTA president, Little League coach or scout leader who goes above and beyond the call of duty; that community volunteer …
St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, in Wantagh, is an unassuming campus in an unassuming neighborhood. Weekday visitors might encounter common church activities, such as baby showers and mothers’ groups. And the cherubic 45-year-old Rev. Christopher Hofer appears perfectly cast for his role as rector of a suburban Long Island parish.
Bill Towey, a member of Wantagh High School’s class of 1994, was a modest man. After his death on June 6, his family wanted to honor him in a way that would emphasize his generosity, humility and integrity. They decided that a scholarship for high school students would be the perfect vehicle.
Eighth-grade entrepreneurs are getting the jump on giving at Wantagh Middle School by learning that business isn’t just about profit and loss.
Former Wantagh High School football player Jacques Lavache will travel to Alliance, Ohio on Saturday as part of the Muhlenberg College football team that secured a quarterfinals berth in the NCAA Division III championships.
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.