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Catching em' all in Wantagh and Seaford

Wantagh and Seaford residents have been scouring local parks, libraries and streets for monsters all week — virtual ones, that is.

Neighbors

Building a local baseball community

Major League Baseball players just had their annual All-Star break, but local youngsters have been playing the game all month thanks to the Levittown Seaford Wantagh Athletic Association.

Neighbors

Miss Wantagh pageant turns 60

The 60th Miss Wantagh Pageant, held at Wantagh High School on July 1, has celebrated a commitment to service since 1956. It is the only surviving pageant on Long Island.

Police officers give public safety tips

Nassau County Police officers from the 1st and 7th precincts spoke about how residents can deter crimes at a public safety meeting on June 21 at Wantagh Public Library.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Town touts animal shelter success story

An 8-year-old dog is loving life with his new owner. Although Duffy, an American bulldog, is battling cancer, no one would know it from his friendly and playful demeanor.

Wantagh water rescue in Sloop Channel

The Nassau County Marine Bureau rescued two swimmers on Monday, July 4, after a boat was found drifting in the Sloop Channel by marker eight in Wantagh, police said.

Neighbors

New home gives veteran a new start

Matias Ferreira, a Marine Corps veteran who has recovered from severe injuries he suffered while deployed in Afghanistan, is receiving a new house from the non-profit organization Homes for Our Troops.

Stepping Out

The Kings of Warped Tour

Self-made rock band We the Kings will be performing at Vans Warped Tour on Saturday, July 9, for the sixth time since 2008. The band will be playing songs from their new album “So Far,” just released on June 17, and other previous hits, on the main stage at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh.

Neighbors

Wantagh resident going the extra mile

“Never Stop Pedaling” is what 62-year-old Phil Kingsbury would title a book about his life — if he weren’t diligently preparing to ride for a world record and a cause.

Beth Tikvah gets a makeover

Congregation Beth Tikvah in Wantagh held a large celebration last Sunday evening, dedicating the brand new sanctuary at the conservative temple after months of renovations. Dignitaries from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, clergy, congregation members and elected officials attended the event.

Entertainment

Long-time fans gather at concert pre-party

If you asked concertgoers what brought them to Jones Beach Theater on June 4, the answer was simple: Backstreet Boys.

Upcoming Events

Sign up for the Purple Ribbon Run

Registration is now under way for the Purple Ribbon Run, which will be held on Saturday, July 23 in Wantagh. There will be a half-mile fun run for children at 8 a.m., and the 5K run and walk starts at 8:30 a.m. The race finish and end is at the Forest Lake Elementary School.