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Erin King Sweeney: politician, mother and more

Hempstead Town Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney starts every morning the same way.

Neighbors

Falling into fun at the Harvest Fair

Locals said that they had plenty of fall fun at the Seaford Historical Society’s 10th annual Harvest Fair on Sunday.

School News

Generals’ win caps a happy Homecoming

An overtime victory by the MacArthur High School varsity football team served as the perfect ending for the annual homecoming celebration on Saturday, Levittown District officials said.

Environmental leaders honored

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.

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.

Making a 'SPLASH' against trash

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.

Business

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.

Wantagh author aims to make reading fun

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?

A Pop-ular day in Wantagh-Levittown

In honor of National Popsicle Day, the Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps held a cool event outside of the Levittown Public Library on Aug. 27.

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Neighbors

Honoring loved ones at Jones Beach

Hundreds made their way to Jones Beach State Park on Saturday to remember loved ones, connect with others interested in a charitable cause and help educate others on the diverse needs of the brain tumor community at the third annual Long Island Brain Tumor Walk.