Established in 1965, the Tackapausha Museum and Preserve offers a variety of environmental education programs involving all aspects of Long Island’s natural history. Scores of Seaford children have attended Earth Day celebrations and “jungle bungle” events in recent years, but South Shore Audubon Society leaders said locals might not realize who keeps those programs going.
The Seaford Historical Society, with some help from Stop & Shop and the Long Island Children’s Museum, launched a new educational program that’s designed to appeal to youngsters’ curiosity: the Kids Summer Series.
Melanie Schnaier, a Wantagh resident of 12 years, is an educational grant writer and a teacher. What better way to merge her two talents, she thought, than writing children's books?
“All kinds of history is made in the Town of Hempstead,” said Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, referring to both Belmont Park in Elmont and Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach. “But often, we don’t think about what kind.”
Although school is still out for summer, plenty of youngsters have been seen on the grounds of Seaford Manor Elementary School in recent weeks.
Herald Newspapers is looking for an experienced journalist to report for and edit one of our newspapers covering communities on Long Island, New York. The focus of our paper is community news; on the …
About 200 children sprawled across the Seaford Manor Elementary School grounds last week for the annual end-of-summer carnival.
It was a cloudy day on June 27. At Wantagh State Park, the high tide and rough waves made it hard for smaller vessels to make it out into the Western Bays. Port Captain Gary Smith and six of his crew members, sporting rubber boots and cut-off shorts, worked hard to get their skiff away from the dock and into the bay off the Bellmore coastline.
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.
For as long as he can remember, Bobby Fehrenbach says, he has loved sports. The Wantagh native was a three-season athlete at MacArthur High School in Levittown. After graduating in 1984, he went on to play football at Pace University. For many, a sports career would end there, but for Fehrenbach it was just the beginning.
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.
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.
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.
Wantagh and Seaford residents have been scouring local parks, libraries and streets for monsters all week — virtual ones, that is.
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.