Six people — including three children — were rescued after two boats collided and they fell into the waters off of Jones Beach on Aug. 24, police said. The Nassau County Police Department’s …
The Forest City community in Wantagh is mourning longtime resident Rose D. Muraca, who died on June 28 — just 16 days before her 91st birthday.
With the first day of a new academic year just around the corner, Assemblyman Dave McDonough and the John Theissen Children’s Foundation are seeking donations of school supplies for local sick and underprivileged children from low-income families.
During the recent heat wave, Wantagh kids cooled off at the Forest City Community Pool.
About 75 North Wantagh residents have been experiencing power outages over the past four months due to overgrown trees in the area, according to PSEG Long Island.
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Police are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man whose body was found in the waters off of Wantagh Park on Thursday.
Melanie Schnaier, a Wantagh resident of 12 years, is an educational grant writer and a teacher. What better way to merge her two talents, she thought, than writing children's books?
“All kinds of history is made in the Town of Hempstead,” said Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, referring to both Belmont Park in Elmont and Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach. “But often, we don’t think about what kind.”
Ralph Brady, a 72-year-old Mount Sinai resident and published writer, is educating Long Islanders about their homeland’s rich history — one presentation at a time.
In Wantagh, summer reading isn’t just for kids.
A new way to eat pizza is coming to Wantagh. In the space that was formerly Friendly’s at the Willow Wood shopping center, Pie Craft will open in September. It is the pizzeria-restaurant’s second location, with its first in Island Park.
It was a cloudy day on June 27. At Wantagh State Park, the high tide and rough waves made it hard for smaller vessels to make it out into the Western Bays. Port Captain Gary Smith and six of his crew members, sporting rubber boots and cut-off shorts, worked hard to get their skiff away from the dock and into the bay off the Bellmore coastline.
Christmas arrived early this year at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church. Congregants from Wantagh, Seaford and Levittown celebrated Christmas in July on Sunday. Leaders of the United Church of Christ house of worship, situated on Wantagh Avenue, hosted a service, charity food drive and vendor fair with winter holiday flair for the community.
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.
As part of its "Bring Change" campaign, TD Bank in North Wantagh will serve as a designated hub to support the John Theissan Children’s Foundation. On Friday, September 2, TD is inviting people to participate in a community fundraiser event to support the organization. In addition to the community donation, TD will make a contribution.