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‘We weren’t prepared at all,’ Brooks says of virus

As more Seaford and Wantagh businesses open under the guidelines for Phase II, one nagging question about recovery from Covid-19 remains unanswered: How safe are we, really?

Phase 2 off to smooth start

More Seaford and Wantagh businesses opened last week as Phase 2 of the state’s reopening took effect, and, as with Phase 1, the results were mixed.

Seaford voters give nod to $73M budget

With a margin of nearly two-to-one, Seaford voters decisively approved the 2020-21 $73 million schools budget, while at the same time returning two incumbent trustees to the Board of Education.

Advocacy groups hold George Floyd protest

A coalition of Nassau County advocacy groups organized a protest, “Justice for George Floyd,” outside of the Legislature and Executive Building in Mineola on Monday.

Wantagh thespians earn prestigious award

Earlier in the school year, Wantagh High School’s theatre department put on a production of “Rent: School Edition.”

Meet the 2020 Seaford Board of Education Candidates

Stacie Stark   Stacie Stark, 45, of Seaford is seeking re-election onto the Seaford School District Board of Education. Stark has served two full terms of three years each on the board. …

Quick pivot provides big results

Many businesses have been forced to scale back aggressively since March because of the global coronavirus pandemic. A few, however, have been forced to expand. For Adam Selden, 50, of Melville, a …

Phase I greeted with caution and confusion

Select businesses in Seaford and Wantagh finally reopened on May 27, more than two months after they locked their doors, as the region encompassing Nassau and Suffolk counties cleared the final …

Wantagh woman celebrates ‘cento anni’

Longtime Wantagh resident Millie Alberti celebrated her 100 years of life on May 16 by ringing in her historic birthday Covid-19 style. – The colorful, lively, and, according to Millie, …

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.

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.

Stress-busting made simple

Nearly everyone has heard the term "mindfulness," but even during the most stressful of circumstances, most people have only a vague idea of how it might benefit them or what they might do to be mindful. Here are some easy steps.


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 . . .