Todd Winch begins first year as Levittown superintendent

For the first time in 30 years, school doors opened across Wantagh, Seaford, and Levittown, and Tonie McDonald wasn’t there welcoming students in.

A hike and history lesson on Jones Beach

Summer may be over, but Jones Beach State Park exists year round. And as long as the park is open, the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center always has something in store for you.

Animal shelter says to 'Adopt, don't shop'

On the lookout for a new, four-legged member of the family? Officials with the Town of Hempstead say you don’t have to look any further than its Wantagh-based animal shelter.

Professional wrestler from Wantagh hasn't forgotten his roots

It’s always great when a community like Wantagh gets to see one of its favorite sons or daughters make it big, and that’s the case for professional wrestler John Silver.

Mepham rolls past MacArthur

An early goal-line stand last Saturday triggered quite the turnaround for Mepham in its rematch with MacArthur from last season’s Conference II football playoff setback.After MacArthur …

Op-Ed

Why we need to go back to the moon

Ever since NASA started trying, unsuccessfully so far, to launch its unmanned Artemis I spacecraft . . .

Randi Kreiss

When Nazis killed 6 million, where was America?

I implore readers to watch the new six-hour, three-part series on PBS, “The U.S. and the Holocaust,” by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein.

Editorial

Banning books is un-American

Last week was Banned Books Week, a time to spotlight censorship and attempts across the country to take books off library shelves.

Op-Ed

So you think the governor’s a shoo-in in November?

Is it any surprise that Gov. Kathy Hochul’s once insurmountable lead in the polls is eroding when public opinion surveys are analyzed carefully?

A holiday greeting for Rosh Hashana

Former NASA Astronaut James A. Lovell said, “There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen and there are people who wonder what happened.  To be successful, you need to be a person that makes things happen.”