Wantagh’s local connection to the New York Open was not through the competitors, but through 14-year-old ball person Rachael Write.
First steps were taken last week in a county audit of the Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh.
In 2017, Wantagh, Seaford and the surrounding communities of East Meadow, Levittown, Massapequa and North Bellmore had 29 total fatal overdoses and 204 non-fatal overdoses, according to the Nassau County Police Department.
Wantagh High School senior Jonathan Loew, chasing his second Nassau County Division I wrestling championship, put Massapequa’s 195-pound wrestler Marco Musso into a cradle hold during the match’s third minute.
Senior Julianna Kissane ignited a 16-point run in the final three minutes of the first half as seventh-seeded Wantagh extended its lead over No. 10 South Side to 21 and never looked back on the way to a 67-50 victory in a Nassau Class A girls’ basketball playoff matchup last Friday.
The Wantagh Fire Department successfully delivered a healthy baby boy on the Southern State Parkway near the Wantagh State Parkway on Feb. 15.
A Seaford man who tutors children at home was arrested on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 for allegedly trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl in New York City.
Democrat DuWayne Gregory, the Suffolk County Legislature’s presiding officer, announced last week that he planned to run for Congress in November — for the seat held by Rep. Peter King, a …
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, …
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.
Perhaps no show on American television addresses the perilous times in which we find ourselves more vividly than ABC’s “Black-ish,” which . . .
Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Cate Blanchett, Earthflight is a totally immersive experience, taking the audience on an incredible flight across the world on the wings of birds. Filmed in …
New reporter on the beat
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 …