Crime Watch

A Wantagh woman has been indicted in Queens on charges of official misconduct for allegedly receiving “rewards” and “gratuities” while working as a Port Authority officer at JFK Airport.

TOH animal shelter to become college training center

In a unique partnership with LIU Post, the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh will become a training center for veterinary college students, who will treat cats and dogs in residence at the shelter under the supervision of leading doctors and professors in the field.

New Farmers Market coming to Wantagh

Wantagh is getting its own Farmers Marke, beginning Sunday, July 29. The market will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. every Sunday through Nov. 11.

County executives endorse King opponent

The Democrat running against Republican Congressman Peter King of Seaford, gained three more significant endorsements last week when both Democratic County Executives – Laura Curran and Steve Bellone – and an immigrant advocacy group, endorsed Liuba Grechen Shirley for the 2nd Congressional seat.

A ‘cop’s cop’ dies at 89

Alfred Klages, of Seaford, never brought his work home with him when he was a member of the New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit.

Randi Kreiss

Nipping sexism in the bud, all over again

Does the latest sexist outrage mean we have to start burning our bras again?

Scott Brinton

Nutrition 101, or how to save the planet

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.