Newsman Mark Treske dead at 59

Mark Treske, former assistant editor of the Freeport Baldwin Leader and the Wantagh Seaford Citizen, died at his home in Valley Stream on Nov. 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 59.

Neighbors

Bringing in the harvest at Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church

Locals said they had plenty of fun at the first-ever harvest fair, hosted by Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church on Oct. 28.  The Pixie Nursery School and parishioners spearheaded the …

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

Lee Road Elementary School tackles teamwork

Lee Road Elementary School, in North Wantagh, celebrated the 10th year of its Get-A-Voice Character Education initiative on Oct. 24. The school — which is part of the Levittown School District …

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 …

Casting a light into the dark

Jones Beach State Park was a sea of purple on the morning of Oct. 22 as more than 4,000 people came together at Field 5 to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  The …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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“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 …