Splattered paint in vibrant colors covered the tables in Wantagh High School art teacher Jacqueline Gallo’s classroom as she spoke about her five Advanced Placement art students who were selected to display their works in the 2018 Nassau County High School Student Juried Exhibit.
Seven standout high school athletes from Seaford and Wantagh high schools signed letters of intent late last month signaling their commitments to continue their playing careers next year at the college and university level. Lacrosse players dominated the field, which also included two soccer stars and one softball player. All seven said they were excited to have the opportunity to continue their academic and athletic careers in a range of settings as varied as the players themselves.
In an evening that was both festive and intimate, the choirs of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in East Meadow combined with the St. Vladimir Seminary Chorale on Dec. 8 for an evening of traditional …
To honor the memory 53-year-old Christine Aluotto, a charity event, “Concert for Chris,” will be held at the Sunset Grill in Seaford on Dec. 16 to benefit Christine’s 16-year-old daughter Katherine.
Elaine Gross, president of the Syosset-based nonprofit ERASE Racism, calls it “racialized school segregation.” Long Island comprises 125 school districts — some as small as one square mile — and 42 percent are all-white or nearly all-white, according to a 2017 ERASE Racism report. Meanwhile, 24 percent are majority African-American/Hispanic districts.
Long Beach residents called on members of the City Council and other elected officials at Tuesday’s council meeting to push South Nassau Communities Hospital to stick to its initial plan of …
Wantagh resident Vanissa Fernandez has been a member of United Healthcare Workers East for the past 10 years. As a recreational therapist at a nursing home in Woodbury, she and two colleagues are responsible for 48 patients.
Dozens of first responders, firefighters, police officers, parents, high school and college students and other community members came to the Wantagh Fire Department on Nov. 29 to hear Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder and his colleagues discuss the county’s fight against opioid abuse, as well as school safety and the school resource program against active shooters.
With all due respect to the opinion of American novelist Thomas Wolfe, the New York Islanders and their fired-up fan base have proven you wrong. You can, indeed, go home again.
The four full weeks of school between Thanksgiving and December break are often the most difficult and strenuous weeks of the year for Hewlett High School students. With multiple tests in each …
Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again?
In my two and a half decades of writing on the environment and pondering solutions to the pressing sustainability issues that our planet — and civilization — face, I never imagined that the answer to reversing our destructive course might lie in nutrition education.