Danny Jenkins, a Seaford fixture, dies at 47

Daniel “Danny” Jenkins, 47, of Seaford, lived alone in an apartment on Jackson Avenue, but he was far from a loner. In fact, he was so well-known around Seaford that many locals …

Treasure trove at B’nai Torah

Steven Levinson, of Wantagh, likes antiques — a lot. So much so that he rises early most Saturdays to hit yard sales and garage sales, and he follows estate sales and moving sales with the …

Mandalay hosts first mental health summit

Since July 2018, New York state education law has required public schools to incorporate age-appropriate mental health education into the curriculum for all grades. As part of an effort to broaden …

Seaford singer opens up on stage

Angelina LaVolpe, 14, of Seaford, is rather quiet. She comes across as careful, introverted. Socially, she admits to being shy. But you would have a hard time believing all that after watching this …

Seaford district makes digital literacy a priority

In an era of misinformation and so-called fake news, Seaford schools are combating digital illiteracy with early lessons in online navigation. Four years ago, Library Media Specialist Joanna …


Getting NUMC off life support

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority decided to exempt the Nassau University Medical Center and NuHealth, the public-benefit corporation that runs the East Meadow hospital, from oversight in 2011, at a time when the facility was seemingly thriving.


A tuition freeze is worth considering

New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students.


When it comes to diversity, we could do better

February, known nationally as Black History Month, is an appropriate time to work toward closing the opportunity gap for people of color.


Let’s continue to pursue Dr. King’s dream

February marks another year of Black History Month, and it’s important for us to take note of how far America has come since black slaves were first brought to the country some 400 years ago.