MacArthur champs bound for NYIT

MacArthur High School Junior Jessica Budrewicz was one out away from pitching a complete shutout in the 2017 Nassau County Division A title game Island Trees last May. With her twin sister, Ashley, …

School News

Wantagh students celebrate Native American life

Wantagh fourth-graders at Forest Lake Elementary School participated in the school’s annual Native American Day on Jan. 11, and returned to their classrooms with a greater understanding of …

Neighbors

Wantagh Scout earns his Eagle rank

Frederick A. Parola, of Wantagh, officially became an Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor ceremony on Jan. 20 at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church. Parola’s Eagle Scout project was the …

Patrick Ryder named police commissioner

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Wednesday her decision to appoint Patrick Ryder, the acting commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department, as the department’s commissioner. For the past four years, the post had been filled by an interim commissioner.

Town board approves legislation banning hookah bars outside industrial areas

The Hempstead Town Board unanimously passed legislation last week banning new hookah lounges from being built near homes, schools and local community centers. The legislation, proposed by Councilman …

Editorial

A shifting vision of black America

Perhaps no show on American television addresses the perilous times in which we find ourselves more vividly than ABC’s “Black-ish,” which . . .

Calendar

    Art of narrative at the heckscher museum of art

    Wednesday, February 21

    The Art of Narrative: Timeless Tales and Visual Vignettes, explores storytelling in art from the 16th through 20th centuries, highlighting the Museum’s rich and varied permanent collection. …

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New reporter on the beat

Coming home to Long Island

Hello readers! My name is James Mattone, a 21-year-old journalist, and I am the new reporter for the Wantagh-Seaford Herald Citizens. I was raised in Franklin Square, but lived across the street …