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Theme parks are back in action

One of the most daunting attractions at WildPlay Element Parks Jones Beach, high above the boardwalk at the state park, is a zip line called the What’s To Fear Jump, a plunge from a 40-foot perch.

Combating hate through education

At the start of the roundtable, Jeong-eun Rhee, a professor at Long Island University Post’s College of Education, Information and Technology, began by calling out Long Island schools for being “the most segregated in the country.”

Warriors win at Homecoming

A vibrant spring afternoon and community pride was the backdrop for Wantagh High School’s annual Homecoming game and senior day, held on April 10 against the West Hempstead Rams.

State study: Public water is best option

According to a recent study ordered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and conducted by the state Department of Public Service, the municipalization of New York American Water’s Long Island infrastructure is not only feasible, but also in residents’ best interests.

Cops: Pedestrian fatally struck by garbage truck on Wantagh Avenue

A woman struck by a garbage truck while walking along the intersection of Wantagh Avenue and Laurel Lane has been pronounced dead by Nassau County police. According to county detectives, the truck …

Racist text sparks protest at Wantagh pizzeria

The sidewalk and street outside I Love Pizza, on Wantagh Avenue in Wantagh, became a hotbed of political ire when protesters gathered on Saturday to denounce the way the business handled an incident the previous weekend, in which a delivery driver called a Black customer a racial slur.

The ‘Last Hope’ for hungry cats

Last Hope Inc. Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, in Wantagh, hosted a St. Patrick’s Day-theme food drive March 19-21 to bring some luck to Long Island’s cats.

Editorial

The heartache of gun violence continues

A 49-year-old father of seven and grandfather of one, Ray Wishropp, was killed April 20 by a lone gunman in the manager’s office of the West Hempstead Stop & Shop over what Nassau County police say was an employee dispute.

Op-Ed

Give DACA recipients our full rights

For 19 years I have called the United States my home, my safe place and a country that I dearly love. Yet it continues to deny me recognition as one of its own as a result of my immigration status.

Randi Kreiss

College of hard knocks: the pandemic of 2020-21

Did we graduate yet? This was the college we neither applied to nor wanted to attend. This was the education we could have lived without.

Jerry Kremer

Say goodbye to those old party gangs

Once upon a time, partisan politics was a simple business. There were two major parties, and they both had simple strategies for staying in power. The voters were attracted to either . . .

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .