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Local outdoor dining window wanes

With the coronavirus pandemic taking a heavy toll on small businesses, local eateries have had to think outside the box — or dining room — to stay afloat. Many restaurateurs scrambled to …

Key Club and Kiwanis clean up

On an unseasonably beautiful 73-degree afternoon last Saturday at Jones Beach, the Wantagh Kiwanis and Wantagh High School Key Club joined forces on the boardwalk to do a bit of …

Seaford Avenue house fire extinguished

A second-story house fire had just begun to spread to other sections of a Seaford Avenue home in Seaford on Nov. 6 before local fire departments arrived on the scene. Seaford, Wantagh and Massapequa …

South Shore residents and officials voice opinions on election

At press time on Monday, former Vice President Joe Biden had tallied over 75 million votes in the presidential election — more than any other candidate in history — besting President …

Seaford High School beefs up weight room

At a Seaford School District Board of Education Meeting earlier this calendar year, faculty presented a powerpoint on what to do with extra capital from the budget. Updating technological …

TOH, Northwell to provide tests for first responders in Seaford

Northwell Health and the Hempstead Town Board have partnered to offer free Covid-19 testing to first responders in Seaford and Oceanside. The tests are available for first responders who work and …

Canine companions provide essential services

Luke Tordy says his service dog, Dragon, reconnected him with his life. Brigid Vogt says her dog, Lennon IV, brought a similar transformation. Such matter-of-fact statements are commonplaces from …

Seaford Kindergarten Registration

Seaford Harbor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year on Jan. 13 and 14. Seaford Manor Elementary School will be holding kindergarten registration on …

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .