Spring fun at the Seaford Chamber of Commerce's Easter egg hunt

The Seaford Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual Easter egg hunt at Washington Avenue Park on Saturday, March 30 For the families of the Seaford and Wantagh area.

Seaford students are the American dream

The Legion hosted its annual Americanism essay contest on March 20 at Edwin Welch Jr. Post 1132. The event is a partnership with the Seaford school district and St. William the Abbot school, in which fourth- and fifth-graders write essays about America.

Wantagh High School educator discusses career, Harvard Club recognition

When Melanie Volz graduated from Wantagh High School as the Class of 2021 valedictorian, she wanted to find a way to give back to the teachers who helped shape her education.

Seaford's Memorare Knights of Columbus host charity fund distribution ceremony

Seaford’s Memorare Council of the Knights of Columbus hosted its annual charity fund check distribution ceremony during its council meeting on March 20. The council honored 13 charities …

Wantagh Elementary students present a living tribute to worldwide legends

Where do astronauts, baseball players and former presidents come together? At Wantagh Elementary School’s living wax museum, of course. The annual event took place on March 8 as the culmination …

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Our communities need more doctors who look like me

I’m 26, and have lived virtually my whole life in Hempstead. I’ve seen a lot of health-related issues — low-income people of color, like me, suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and untreated mental illness. Often they haven’t been able to receive proper treatment for their conditions. I wanted to do something about it, and soon I will be able to, because I’m on my way to becoming a doctor.

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It’s me, not ChatGPT . . . at least I think so

Why should I work this week? No one works anymore, or if they show up, they bring attitude or the three stages of incompetence: Don’t care, don’t want to be here, don’t notice you standing there at my counter. (I don’t mean you, of course. Herald readers are all diligent, responsible people.)

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It’s time we find common ground on ‘Raise the Age’

Long Island has become the center of New York’s — and the nation’s — political conversation. In recent elections, state and local policies have had an enormous influence on Nassau and Suffolk County campaigns that ultimately played a decisive role in determining control of Congress.