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The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
Dozens of youngsters stampeded through the playground gates at Seamans Neck Park on April 15 when the Seaford Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt began. The business and community organization welcomed scores of local families to the annual event, held one day before the holiday. more
Behind the scenes access to the new NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. more
The Seaford Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual membership drive to help engage local businesses in community affairs and reach out to prospective entrepreneurs in the hamlet. Leaders said that residents may also join the organization and get involved. more
Throughout February, the Association for Career and Technical Education sponsored a national awareness campaign to recognize programs that prepare high school students for “high-wage, high-demand careers” in health care, information technology, law enforcement, hospitality and management. In the Wantagh-Seaford area, a slew of these programs are offered year-round at the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center in the Levittown School District. more
Research from the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, compiled from three years of publicly available water quality reports, found high levels of 1,4 dioxane in water serviced by the 39 water districts, including the Water Authority of Western Nassau, the Franklin Square Water District, New York American Water’s Lynbrook and Merrick Operations Districts, and the Town of Hempstead Water District. more
The Town of Hempstead is fighting a court decision that temporarily bars it from requiring gas station owners to provide free compressed air 24 hours a day so drivers can fill their tires. more
Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents had a cool time celebrating the season at the Levittown Community Council WinterFest. more
Seaford voters will decide in May on a proposition that would expand bus service for the middle and high schools to all district students who live south of Sunrise Highway. Citing concerns about children walking across the roadway to get to class, more than 170 residents signed a petition supporting the potential changes to the school district’s transportation system. more
Karen Cass, 56, has been an active member of Seaford community organizations for more than 40 years. But the waterfront hamlet — which she described as “something out of [the TV show] ‘Gilmore Girls’” — is more than just a place where she conducts business. more
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