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Early voting locations in Nassau County

Early voting begins in New York on Saturday, Oct. 24, and runs through Sunday, Nov. 1. The polling station in Wantagh has changed to 3484 Park Ave., and is located at the American Legion Post 1273. Daily times vary.

Fundraisers falter in the face of cancellations

In most years, the beginning of school represents the starter’s pistol for a long list of events. School sports teams begin competing, high schools prepare for Homecomings and local charities …

Bricks build pathway to solvency

The coronavirus pandemic has hit most area businesses hard, but local, mostly small nonprofit organizations, like the Seaford Historical Museum, have suffered even more.

A first-time politician aims to rock the boat

Only 44 days remain until Election Day and only 33 days until the early voting period in Nassau and Suffolk counties. New York’s Second Congressional District is electing successor to longtime …

Canine companions provide essential services

Luke Tordy says his service dog, Dragon, reconnected him with his life. Brigid Vogt says her dog, Lennon IV, brought a similar transformation. Such matter-of-fact statements are commonplaces from …

Congressional candidate Andrew Garbarino to release first TV ad

On Thursday, Sept. 17, Republican candidate for New York's 2nd Congressional District Andrew Garbarino will release his first television ad focused on the general election. He previously released an …

Seaford, Wantagh remember 9/11

More than 200 people gathered last Friday night to march from Seaford to Wantagh in an impromptu memorial to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11 attacks 19 years ago. For many of those who …

Brooks outlines long haul to economic recovery

It would be difficult to conclude from the volume of traffic and the number of people out and about in Seaford and Wantagh last week that hard economic times may be just around the corner. But …

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .