Honoring years of fire service

After nine years of serving in one leadership capacity or another, Wantagh Fire Chief James Bloomfield can finally kick up his feet and relax a little — although he’s far from …

School News

Kicks and tricks at Lee Road Elementary

As part of the Levittown School District’s Levittown Educators Against Destructive Decisions Week, Lee Road Elementary School students sat in on two assemblies with Joey Branford and Stephan …

Neighbors

Wantagh-Seaford Scouting Crew ventures North to Alaska

From high adventure to serving the community while making new friends and memories in the Venturing Program, Crew 577 is not just a Scouting Crew — it’s a community.   This past …

School News

MacArthur welcomes new assistant principal

The Levittown School District has appointed Anthony Allison as the new assistant principal to MacArthur High School, effective Aug. 23. The district brings in students from North Wantagh and …

Neighbors

A spooky day at the WLVAC headquarters

Dressed in assorted costumes, children from the community were on the search for candy last week. The Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps held its second annual Spooky Ambulance event for …

School News

Things are heating up at Lee Road

In an effort to prepare students for a possible fire emergency, members of the Wantagh Fire Department visited Lee Road Elementary School in North Wantagh on Sept. 28 to review the importance of fire …

Neighbors

Painting Jones Beach purple

Several thousand people came out to Jones Beach State Park on Oct. 8 to fight a disease that claims about 40,000 lives in the United States every year. The Lustgarten Foundation held its 17th annual …

Helping hands

Cheryl Schwartz, a Wantagh resident who has been a teacher at Mandalay Elementary School for 23 years, said that students in her first-grade class were only babies when Hurricane Sandy devastated the …

Police unions offer Help for Houston

Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall was a sea of blue on Sept. 6. Hundreds of members of the Nassau County Police Department’s unions, as well as Wantagh and Seaford residents, packed into the …

Taylor Capicchioni receives Youth Recognition

Taylor Capicchioni, of Levittown, received the Youth Recognition Award last month. The teen is a volunteer for the Wantagh Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps — an EMS organization that was …

“Teamwork makes the dream work”

It was a sea of black and gold on Nov. 5 as the Wantagh Arrows 11’s Senior Cheerleading Team took the mat at North Babylon High School. The youth cheer and dance squad — based in South …