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Saturday, August 30, 2014
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I had been pedaling for an hour and a half when I stopped cold. The view, quite simply, stunned me. It was 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, and I was three-quarters of the way through a bike ride up and down the asphalt path that runs along the Wantagh and Ocean parkways, from Nassau County’s Cedar Creek Park, in Seaford, to the Town of Oyster Bay’s Tobay Beach Park, in Massapequa. The entire ride, from Cedar Creek to Tobay Beach and back, was 17.6 miles. more
Swimming is prohibited in the Atlantic Ocean today, Aug. 28, at Jones Beach State Park and several other South Shore beaches because of rip currents caused by Hurricane Cristobal. more
Marie Pisicchio is a numbers kind of a person. She spent 10 years in the classroom as a math teacher, and the past seven supervising the math department in the Wantagh School District. more
He is scanning the Atlantic, as he has for three months almost every summer since John F. Kennedy was president. Lee Hahn may be in between bites of a chicken sandwich. He may be loudly channeling Elvis. If the ocean is calm, he may have drifted into the observant-daydreaming state lifeguards master. If there are waves, he may be having a hard time sitting still, envying the off-hour guards on surfboards out past the break, catching rides while he can only watch. more
In 2010, people in Merrick, Bellmore, Wantagh and Seaford paid nearly five times more for tap water than people in East Meadow, Levittown, Lido Beach and Uniondale, according to an engineering firm working for the Water Authority of Southeastern Nassau County. The first four communities got their water from the company Long Island American Water. The second four got theirs from the Town of Hempstead ... more
The second year of Common Core testing showed improved results, but passing rates still fell well below past levels. more
Wantagh is proving, yet again, to be a town where everybody can get a chance to pursue their aspirations. More and more businesses are opening and on Aug. 19, three of them celebrated by cutting the ribbon with the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce. more
A group of 276 people came to Johnny Malone’s on Wantagh Avenue on Aug. 8 to show their love and support for the Gifford family. more
Children in Wantagh had a ball this summer taking part in the library’s annual summer reading program, so their reward was grabbing a ball and heaving it down the alley at AMF Wantagh Lanes. more
A pair of Nassau County legislators are vying for an open seat in the State Senate, with both candidates recently picking up major endorsements. more
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