Luke Tordy lives with a real live dragon. Dragon is the name of the Labrador-golden retriever mix Luke received at no cost from Canine Companions for Independence, a Santa Rosa, Calif.-based …
On Oct. 8, Wantagh’s Temple B’nai Torah marked 100 days since it merged with a former East Meadow synagogue, Temple Emanu-El. The two congregations formally combined to form one on July 1.
Andy Braun, a 12-year-old who attends Wantagh Middle School, has struggled with food allergies his whole life. Despite the challenges, though, Andy and his family haven’t given in.
Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both.
The gym was sweltering on a humid Thursday last week as a gaggle of first-graders played line soccer. Their teacher, Robyn Pastuch, gave directions from the sidelines to reverse direction or change sides.
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.
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.
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.
The Wantagh school district celebrated its annual homecoming on Saturday, September 29.
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.”
-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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.