Walking in a winter land of wonder

The Wantagh Chamber of Commerce recently converted the county park at the Wantagh Preservation Society into a bustling hub of holiday cheer, hosting its fourth annual Winter Wonderland celebration.

Library works with LI Cares, Theissen for holiday drives

Members of the newly formed Teen Thinkers Club at Wantagh Public Library — a group dedicated to carrying out charitable activities — rolled up their sleeves and immediately got to work with two holiday-driven projects.


D’Esposito in driver’s seat to House floor

He was an obscure candidate from Island Park who went up against a Republican powerhouse — and won. His name was Al D’Amato, who would go on to serve 18 years in the U.S. Senate before …

Star Boxing comes to Mulcahy's

You don’t have to dish out wads of cash for a late-night pay-per-view event to see an exciting night of boxing.

‘Operation Christmas Child’ returns to Wantagh High

Kayla Spisto, a sophomore at Wantagh High School, is doing her part to spread some holiday cheer to children of all ages.


Facing life — and death — with peace and love

John Casciani died last weekend. You don’t know him, but trust me, he wouldn’t want anyone to fuss over him. He came into this world quietly 88 years ago . . .

Randi Kreiss

No, Gwyneth, I will not buy your face cream

In this season of marathon shopping, I started wondering why I buy what I buy. There are millions of choices when it comes to our cosmetics and cars and food and OTC meds and clothing and shoes and . . .


Roosevelt’s address to the nation, Dec. 8, 1941

"Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy . . ."


The red wave that wasn’t, and the crime wave that isn’t

Despite expectations, Republicans ended up underperforming on Nov. 8. Although they narrowly captured the House, Democrats kept the Senate and even managed to flip multiple state chambers blue . . .