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County opioid lawsuit: ‘the first signs of real accountability’

By Mallory Wilson mwilson@liherald.com Nassau County has established a revenue fund to help end opioid abuse, officials announced last week. The Special Revenue Fund will bring Nassau County …

Wantagh's Jimmy Joyce drafted by Seattle Mariners

Former Wantagh High School baseball star and Hofstra University senior Jimmy Joyce was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the 16th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball Draft.

Rock group with Jack Black look-alike from Wantagh goes viral on TikTok

In early May, South Shore-based rock band Adam and the Metal Hawks covered AC/DC’s “It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ’n’ Roll),” and posted the video …

Out of the dark: Recovering local finds solace in home decor business

Wantagh resident Nicholas Sarnelli’s bedroom is reminiscent of a curiosity shop. Nineteenth-century pipes and pocket watches are scattered across his dresser, an antique Singer sewing machine …

Town of Hempstead summer concerts are back

This year, Town of Hempstead residents will have the chance to end a summer day by packing up their coolers, ordering some takeout and heading to their local parks with their family members and friends for a free concert.

Editorial

We’re in the thick of summer — safety first!

Summer should be a time of joy, spent hanging out at the beach and barbecuing in the backyard. Too often, however, summer turns tragic when it needn’t.

Scott Brinton

A writer enlightens us on ‘antiracism’

Until recently, I had never thought deeply how radical my parents were when I was a child. I’m not sure they realized it at the time.

Randi Kreiss

Searching the heavens for common ground

I just booked a reservation to see the next full solar eclipse. Call me an optimist; I expect to be there.

Op-Ed

Affordable homeownership for all must be a priority

June was National Homeownership Month. For many, homeownership is a part of the American dream that is proving to be increasingly difficult to attain. Long Island home prices . . .

Op-Ed

Four milestones on the road to racial equity

Four milestones were reached in June on the road to racial equity. They recognize progress while underscoring the distance yet to be traveled.