Audit under way

After receiving claims of neglect, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos said he is auditing the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter in Wantagh.

Promoting positive behaviors

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.

Communtiy News

Last Hope strikes again

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.

Religion

Long Island Catholics celebrate Bishop Barres's installation

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 …

School News

Sumo wrestling for a cause at MacArthur

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.

Neighbors

A special time for tots at the library

Parents and guardians of Wantagh’s youngest residents are encouraged to stop by the library for a program dedicated to small children: Tot Time.

School News

Lee Road students sit down with service dogs

Fifth-graders at Lee Road Elementary School made some furry friends at an assembly program presented by one of their classmates.

Herald Newspapers 
seeking 2017 summer interns

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 …