Former NYPD Sergeant appointed to library board

The Seaford Public Library Board of Trustees has spoken – and John M. Scaparro, 57, of Seaford, has been chosen to fill the open seat on the library board. The seat was vacated after the …

New York American Water to be sold to Liberty Utilities for $608M

American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.

Wantagh native opens first business on Park Ave.

The scene of the grand opening of ‘Deja Brew’ a new coffee shop located on Park Avenue in Wantagh, provided some familiar faces. Local elected officials, Ultimate Fighting Champinship (UFC) …

‘Columbinus’ finishes run at EastLine Theatre

It took a year and a half for Hicksville’s Alix Black to bring her creative vision to the stage of the EastLine Theatre in Wantagh. Before making her directorial debut, Black researched a project …

Hardworking pair lead Realty Advisors to new location

Reality Advisors celebrated its official relaunch on Wednesday, Nov. 20, after moving from the Cherrywood Shopping Center in Wantagh to Park Avenue, one block away from the Wantagh Long Island Rail …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.