The sidewalk and street outside I Love Pizza, on Wantagh Avenue in Wantagh, became a hotbed of political ire when protesters gathered on Saturday to denounce the way the business handled an incident the previous weekend, in which a delivery driver called a Black customer a racial slur.
David DeRienzo, a senior at General Douglas MacArthur High School in Levittown, has a busy schedule, between working as a barista at a Starbucks in Seaford and leading his school’s Key Club as president. Adding to his list of to-do’s, the Eagle Scout candidate, a member of Troop 330, is taking on an extensive project in the garden at Temple B’nai Torah in Wantagh.
Most people know someone who has been affected by cancer. Among a group of childhood friends from Wantagh, everyone has at least one family member who either overcame or succumbed to the illness. And the group saw a friend survive leukemia when they all attended Wantagh Elementary School.
Last Hope Inc. Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, in Wantagh, hosted a St. Patrick’s Day-theme food drive March 19-21 to bring some luck to Long Island’s cats.
Wantagh school district officials are investigating an incident in which a Wantagh student athlete allegedly directed an anti-Asian remark at a visiting member of the Valley Stream South High School girls varsity tennis team last week.
Several of our members took to the streets of Wantagh on Tuesday evening, March 30, to run a mile-long tribute to honor the memory of Spring Valley Firefighter Jared Lloyd, who died in the line of …
The Easter bunny stopped by 7-year old Raylee Dean’s house in Levittown last weekend to have a tea party with her, her parents Melany and Ray and their dog Kobe. The Town of Hempstead arranged …
The first weekend of April was obviously a busy one for the Easter Bunny, but Peter Cottontail made some time to hop by the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Local children on Saturday …
Arizona Lindsey opens her song The Sinking Ship with an acoustic guitar and mezzo-soprano vocals that narrate an honest confessional about fighting suicidal ideation. “Remember these …
The Wantagh community is currently at a crossroad. The current version of the 2021-2022 Wantagh School District budget presented to the public is valued at about $83.5 million, a 2.82 percent change from last year’s budget. And the estimated tax levy to support this budget is approximately $64.1 million, representing a 4.80 percent change from the current tax levy.
The signs of the end of winter and the beginning of spring are unmistakable: warmer weather, later sunsets, birds chirping and, of course, potholes. As he walked his dog on March 10, Wantagh resident Billy Rahner noticed a pile of asphalt beside the sidewalk, along with shallow cracks and holes, at the corner of Northview and Centerview Avenue.
As vaccinations are administered and new cases of Covid-19 are beginning to fall, middle and high school students in the Wantagh Union Free School District will gain some semblance of normalcy – a full, in-person schedule.
With the Biden administration pushing a $2 trillion national infrastructure plan, what once seemed like a fantasy — high-speed rail for the Northeast — is slowly, steadily becoming a distinct possibility . . .
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .
I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.
Now that state lawmakers in Albany have legalized recreational marijuana, it’s time to ensure that public safety, public health and quality-of-life concerns are addressed as part of the rollout process.
We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .