Parents, students join Operation Shoe Drop in protest of school vaccine mandates

“Fight for my mommy’s right to choose!” one sign read. “We love our freedom of choice,” another stated. “Families should NOT have to choose between public …

Foundation to host annual toy drive, gala

Last year, John Theissen – the founder of the John Theissen Children’s Foundation in Wantagh – lost two individuals who were instrumental in his life: his mother, Roberta Theissen, …

Vaccine eligibility expands: Children ages 5-11 now in line for Covid-19 shot

 Wantagh and Seaford adults — and now children — are eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization of the …

Wantagh man arrested after police seize over 25 pounds of marijuana, hallucinogenic candy bars

A Wantagh resident was arrested this week after police uncovered over two-dozen bags of marijuana and other substances, according to the Nassau County Police Department.    Anthony …

Health officials: Legionnaires’ outbreak has run its course

The cause of the Legionnaires’ disease cluster that broke out on the Wantagh-Levittown border may have been eliminated, Nassau County health officials said. Mary Ellen Laurain, spokeswoman …

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .


Covid is still raging — get your shot ASAP

Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please.


L.I.’s future solar users are getting a raw deal

New York is headed in the wrong direction on solar power.