WWII pilot’s remains a match

“It wasn’t like it is today,” Tom McTigue recalled. “People were lining up to enlist.”McTigue, 92, of Wantagh, is a Yorkville, Manhattan, native. The neighborhood that …

Theissen re-ups for another year of giving

“It’s not about me.” So saying, John Thrissen kicked off the 28th Annual John Theissen Children’s Foundation Toy and Fund Drive on Monday, Nov. 11 that will run through Dec. 23. Formerly …

Candidates jockey for King’s seat

It’s hard to replace a King, or at least it will be after U.S. Rep. Peter King retires from public office when his current congressional term ends next year. King, 75, an-nounced his retirement …

Hardworking pair lead Realty Advisors to new location

Reality Advisors celebrated its official relaunch on Wednesday, Nov. 20, after moving from the Cherrywood Shopping Center in Wantagh to Park Avenue, one block away from the Wantagh Long Island Rail …

Wantagh native opens first business on Park Ave.

The scene of the grand opening of ‘Deja Brew’ a new coffee shop located on Park Avenue in Wantagh, provided some familiar faces. Local elected officials, Ultimate Fighting Champinship (UFC) …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.