Surrendering its first points of the postseason and falling behind for the first time in 2016, Wantagh did anything but panic against East Islip in Saturday’s Long Island Class III football championship in front of more than 5,000 spectators at Hofstra.
Esta Lachow and Gina Interdonato have become the head elves of the Levittown School District. The community members coordinate one of the largest holiday-giving projects in the area — the Adopt-A-Family program.
The race in the 8th Senatorial District has come down to a mere 33 votes, according to the latest numbers from the Nassau and Suffolk County boards of elections. Incumbent Republican Sen. Michael …
Spearheaded by the stingiest defense on Long Island, Wantagh captured its first Nassau County football championship since 2004 with a workmanlike 13-0 victory over Roosevelt in the Conference III title game Friday night at Hofstra.
Samantha Spoto, a 24-year-old from Oceanside, said that she is considering using a form of birth control that “will last longer than a Trump presidency” — long-acting reversible …
Wantagh Fire Department leaders hosted their first firematic awards ceremony on Nov. 7 to recognize members for their community and meritorious services.
While some Wantagh and Seaford residents said that they were happy to see Donald Trump elected president of the United States last week, they also expressed concern about the increasing political divide nationwide.
To commemorate Fire Prevention Month and offer local folks safety tips, Wantagh Fire Department members hosted an open house on Oct. 22.
Wantagh High School students and faculty were decked out in orange clothing on Oct. 19. They weren’t wearing the autumnal color to celebrate Halloween early, however; rather, teens and adults were showing their commitment to stopping bullying.
Emma Carey, 17, never expected to be crowned Miss Wantagh — a teen representative of the community and a voice for her peers –– when she met government officials. She took interest in the program because she wanted to participate in community events and, most important, help local folks in need.
Pink washed over MacArthur High School’s football field on Oct. 14, as ribbons, balloons and sparkling decorations lined the fence and bleachers. Dozens of students, faculty and Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown residents wore shirts in various shades of the color as well, all in support of Pink Out — the Generals’ annual breast cancer awareness football game and fair.
The Wantagh Preservation Society offered residents a glimpse of the community’s past at their 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday.
For both the Wantagh and Seaford Kiwanis clubs, the arrival of a new school year means that the season of giving has also begun. The two groups will be busier than ever in 2016-17, leaders said, hosting fundraising events and kick-starting new initiatives while keeping the organization’s mission in mind — help all youngsters of the world, one child at a time.
After 54 years of dispatching for the Wantagh Fire District, Roger Harwood, of Seaford, retired this year from a job that he said offered him friends, family and a sense of purpose.
Volunteers and supporters of Last Hope Animal Rescue will be celebrating the nonprofit’s 35th anniversary at a gala . The event will be held at the Coral House in Baldwin at 6 p.m. on Oct. 27.
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Members of the shuffleboard team from the Wantagh Senior Center had plenty to celebrate on Nov. 17. The group of local seniors defeated their peers from East Meadow to take home the championship for the seventh year in a row.