Members of the Wantagh High School boys’ varsity swim team took part in the 24th annual Super Bowl Splash in Long Beach on Feb. 11. According to team member Stephen D’Amato, it was a memorable way to bond.
Students at Salk Middle School in Levittown converted what was a fun club into a place for them to have meaningful conversations and reach out to other students about school life. Michele …
The Massapequa Park Lions Club and the Long Island Pride Lions Club hosted a comedy night fundraiser on Feb. 18 at the Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown. The event, organized by Sue …
The Wantagh Senior Center, located at the Church of St. Jude in Wantagh, recently held a Valentine's Day Party for around 85 seniors.
About 100 students from Diana Arichabala’s Spanish level 3 classes went to Sangria 71 in Williston Park to taste the flavors of Spain. Plates of appetizers came out including chorizo, croquetas and Manchego cheese with honey. Each student could then select an entrée.
Ever since they met in sixth-grade French class, Wantagh High School seniors Lee and Ibrahim have been friends. Over the years they have shared a number of classes, and both said that their friendship developed naturally because of how often they saw each other.
Levittown native Jimmy Failla has jumped around from driving cabs to working comedy clubs and now hosting his own show on cable television.
Levittown's 25th WinterFest, held at the Island Trees Public Library on Feb. 10, delighted attendees with a range of activities and entertainment. Hosted by the Levittown Community Council, the …
Kindergartners at Seaford Manor Elementary School achieved the second milestone of their young academic careers on Feb. 8. After successfully conquering the first day of school in September, they have now reached the 100-day mark.
Wantagh Middle School eighth graders experienced history like they never have before. On Feb. 2, they attended a performance in the high school auditorium of “Conversations With Anne,” a …
It isn’t often that a congressional race becomes the center of national attention. But that was the case in the campaign between Tom Suozzi and Mazi Pilip to succeed the disgraced George Santos in the 3rd Congressional District.
If a poll were to be taken, I would have to be the last person on this planet who thinks that government is a perfect institution. I respect the FBI and the CIA, and I even trust the IRS. As a senior citizen, I have always considered Medicare one of the finest agencies we have, but some new facts have emerged that have convinced me that it is a sloppy and careless government behemoth.
We are living in the midst of a climate emergency, with the expectation that conditions will significantly worsen in the near future. In January, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that 2023 was the hottest year ever recorded. In New York state, climate change is impacting the environment, society and the economy as extreme weather events increase in frequency and intensity. Floods are more frequent, and the growing season for crops is changing. Climate disasters have cost the northeastern United States over $80 billion since 1980.