James McDermott, a 53-year-old North Wantagh resident, said that his five siblings weren’t surprised when he became a police officer 33 years ago. After all, they had watched him patrol the halls of MacArthur High School, making sure his classmates weren’t bullied.
The U.S. Army Transport ship Dorchester was attacked by a German U-boat along a strip of the Atlantic Ocean commonly referred to as “Torpedo Junction” on the morning of Feb. 3, 1943. As the American transport ship sank, four chaplains with different ideological and spiritual beliefs sang hymns, and provided hope and life jackets offering their own to others in need to the crew and passengers of the doomed vessel.
In October 2014, Maureen Mele asked the Seaford Board of Education why the district did not have a bowling team. Her children — Mike, 16, Marissa, 13, and Matthew, 9 — had bowled in the …
Local advocacy groups, religious leaders and residents rallied outside of U.S. Rep. Peter King’s Massapequa office on Feb. 3 to condemn the Seaford Republican’s support of President Trump’s immigration order, which has been halted by a temporary restraining order.
The Wantagh wrestling team took two-time defending county champion Long Beach down to the wire in the Nassau dual meet finals and is now seeking to thrive on the tournament stage this weekend.
After receiving claims of neglect, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos said he is auditing the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter in Wantagh.
Jonas Salk Middle School Principal John Zampaglione recalled that when the district launched the RISE character education program in 2006, administrators suggested that teachers incorporate the concepts of respect, integrity, safety and staying healthy, and empathy into their lessons. More than a decade later, he said, those words are used daily in classrooms throughout the Levittown school, and plastered on bulletin boards around the building.
Local folks said that they had fun bowling for a cause at on Feb. 4. Families flocked to Levittown Lanes for a charity bowl-a-thon benefitting Last Hope Animal Rescue.
The night before Bishop John Barres was to be installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, hundreds of men, women and children from across Long Island lined up around St. Agnes …
The MacArthur High School gymnasium was packed with students, faculty, administrators and alumni who were ready to watch teens from Levittown, North Wantagh and Seaford bounce around on Jan. 18.
Parents and guardians of Wantagh’s youngest residents are encouraged to stop by the library for a program dedicated to small children: Tot Time.
Fifth-graders at Lee Road Elementary School made some furry friends at an assembly program presented by one of their classmates.
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …