Wantagh budget passes, Fisher and Cassidy re-elected to Board of Education

The results for the Wantagh 2023-24 school budget are in, and the budget has passed. Adam Fisher and Tara Cassidy have been re-elected to the Board of Education.

Wantagh High students reflect on life-changing WWII museum visit

Twenty Wantagh High School students said they experienced the honor of a lifetime when they accompanied the country’s greatest heroes to the National World War II Museum. Juniors and seniors were paired with World War II veterans for a trip to the museum, in New Orleans, April 19-21.

Seaford varsity pitcher is truly one of a Kind

Seaford High School senior Billy Kind said he was so excited that he couldn’t fall asleep just hours after pitching a perfect game in an 11-0 win over Locust Valley on April 25. For his achievement, Kind was named Newsday’s Athlete of the Week on April 28.

Wantagh's Temple B’Nai Torah performs classic musical 'The Music Man'

You could say it’s come full circle at Temple B’Nai Torah, as its production of “The Music Man” closed after a successful run for the past two weekends.

Roosevelt files notice of claim against Wantagh, Lynbrook

The Roosevelt School District has accused both Wantagh and Lynbrook students of engaging in racist behavior in sports games in February, and has filed a notice of claim against both school districts.


How they avoid saying the dirtiest word

In politics, the word “tax” is dirtier than the most graphic four-letter words you can think of. Any politician who plans to last in office longer than his loafers knows that you only say “tax” . . .


The George Santos of then, now, and what might’ve been

He called us the “Herald Firing Squad.” That was fair, I guess. When Republican congressional candidate George Santos first visited our Garden City office last fall . . .

Randi Kreiss

Books are an exception to the lending rule

In “Hamlet,” Polonius said to Laertes, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be . . ."

Jerry Kremer

Something’s going wrong in Florida

I can’t help writing about the state of Florida, because it seems more detached from America than any of the other 49 states.