Wantagh students travel back in history

Fifth-graders from Denise Allan’s Wantagh Elementary School class and Maria Brown’s Mandalay Elementary School class learned about historical figures during their Writers Workshop …

Miss Wantagh honors women

The Wantagh Elementary School auditorium was filled with smiling faces on March 25 as seven local women, joined by family members, friends and local officials, were recognized as outstanding women in …

Wantagh dad makes special snack packs

For 9-year-old Wantagh third-grader Molly Murray, the brown paper bag in which she carries a snack to school every day is more than just storage. “It makes me get out of bed sometimes,” Molly …

Candles melted for mental health in Wantagh

Eleven is an age that is often marked by change. Not quite children and not yet teenagers, many at this age begin to look around themselves and to reach out into the world. No group of sixth-graders …

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.