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Wantagh takes volleyball crown

The Wantagh girls’ volleyball team proved once again that they are the best in Nassau County. Shannon Sullivan and Sadie Reich combined for 17 kills and Sarah Rende had 25 assists as the …

Making friends through food

A Facebook page titled, “Quarantine Cook Off,” not only sets stomachs rumbling, but also builds friendships. From Wantagh and Seaford to as far afield as Jupiter, Fla., and Kansas City, strangers are sharing what they’re cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’s a community of food lovers that has led to contests, friendships and potential potlucks (once it’s safer to hold them).

Wantagh Wellness Project hosts community 5K

About three dozen people met at Wantagh Elementary School early last Saturday morning for the first 5K run of the Wantagh Wellness Project, a community group dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyle choices among neighbors.

Environmental Bond Act is reinstated on 2022 state ballot

A group of environmental activists, labor leaders and elected officials joined together at Wantagh Park, in Wantagh, to announce the reinstatement of the $3 billion Environmental Bond Act on the 2022 …

Theme parks are back in action

One of the most daunting attractions at WildPlay Element Parks Jones Beach, high above the boardwalk at the state park, is a zip line called the What’s To Fear Jump, a plunge from a 40-foot perch.

Combating hate through education

At the start of the roundtable, Jeong-eun Rhee, a professor at Long Island University Post’s College of Education, Information and Technology, began by calling out Long Island schools for being “the most segregated in the country.”

Warriors win at Homecoming

A vibrant spring afternoon and community pride was the backdrop for Wantagh High School’s annual Homecoming game and senior day, held on April 10 against the West Hempstead Rams.


The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .


‘Woke’ claims, anti-racism and the road forward

News sources are filled with reports of claims about “woke” universities and corporations, complaints about critical race theory and anti-racism training sessions . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.

Jerry Kremer

Saying farewell to a president who put Hofstra on the map

I take note of the impending retirement of Dr. Stuart Rabinowitz, the president of Hofstra University. Having been a trustee of the university for almost 30 years, I have come to understand . . .

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .