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Seaford welcomes two new businesses

The Seaford Chamber of Commerce and locally elected leaders welcomed two new businesses to the community — What a Girl Wants, a women’s clothing and accessory boutique, and the Selvin Law Firm — last week.


Catching em' all in Wantagh and Seaford

Wantagh and Seaford residents have been scouring local parks, libraries and streets for monsters all week — virtual ones, that is.

Community News

Girl Scouts honored for community service

Girl Scouts from Seaford and Wantagh were honored for their community-service achievements at an awards ceremony on June 16. Among the projects was a big one for Bellmore Presbyterian Church.

Police officers give public safety tips

Nassau County Police officers from the 1st and 7th precincts spoke about how residents can deter crimes at a public safety meeting on June 21 at Wantagh Public Library.

School News

Seaford school board honors departing trustee

While the Seaford Board of Education took care of a few important financial matters at its June 2 meeting, it was the people who have made significant contributions to the district who took center stage.

Beth Tikvah gets a makeover

Congregation Beth Tikvah in Wantagh held a large celebration last Sunday evening, dedicating the brand new sanctuary at the conservative temple after months of renovations. Dignitaries from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, clergy, congregation members and elected officials attended the event.

Community News

Four days of fun at Maria Regina

There was plenty of fun to go around at Maria Regina Church last weekend. The parish held its annual Family Festival from June 23 to 26 in the church’s back parking lot.

MacArthur H.S. Class of 2016

General knowledge...and then some

Gregory Matousek and Ashley Kim were together in physics class earlier this year when they were called to the principal’s office. They weren’t in trouble, though: MacArthur High School Principal Joseph Sheehan told them they were the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the class of 2016.

Youth Sports

Nothing lax about town sports clinic

About 130 children and teenagers grabbed their lacrosse sticks and traveled to Seaman’s Neck Park in Seaford last week for the first session of the Town of Hempstead’s annual Lacrosse Academy.

One Year Later

A year Nico will never forget

“It’s not a sad day at all today,” Lorraine Fiorello said in the living room of her Seaford home on May 17, one year to the day after her son, Nico, was injured in a swimming accident at Jones Beach. “It’s a day to party.”