The Wantagh-Seaford PAL building at Cedar Creek Park closed down after an electrical fire last night caused significant damage.
Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast.
The Herald Community Newspapers won big in the New York Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, taking home 29 awards — 26 of them for editorial excellence. That was a record …
Wantagh residents Ron and Maryann Daly, a couple affected by Superstorm Sandy, are victims of a contractor that didn’t finish the job.
The Wantagh School District’s enrollment has shrunk by more than 820 students, or 22.5 percent, since the 2008-09 school year. Its proposed budgets, meanwhile, have gone up 21.65 percent — about $15 million — over that same time.
Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder has officially kicked into gear his Community Council, a police task force with a subdivision in each of the county’s 19 legislative districts.
Constantine E. Theodosiou, of Cedarhurst, details some of its history through postcards and images in his book “Jones Beach,” part of the Arcadia Publishing Postcard History Series.
Participants in Wantagh Little League’s 2018 season marched to Ciminelli Field at Wantagh Elementary School onto the hamlet’s streets on April 14.
In Seaford, 66 percent of the 3rd to 8th grade students opted out of New York State exams.
Wantagh’s “Raging” Al Iaquinta slid right into a MMA main event slot last weekend — his biggest fight to date — on just over 24 hours’ notice. In a long-awaited return, he helped deliver a bout with memorable moments, giving mixed martial arts fans a show they never expected.
In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .
Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .
Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .