Mitzvah Day activities inspire at Temple B'nai Torah in Wantagh

At Temple B’nai Torah in Wantagh, congregants of all ages came together to take part in a day of caring and service, Mitzvah Day, on May 19.

Seaford Harbor students learn computer science with innovative Lego set

Early this year, Katherine Black, a third-grade teacher at Seaford Harbor Elementary, received a $500 grant from the Jovia Financial Credit Union to purchase a Lego kit to teach her students about coding.

Wantagh's John Theissen Children's Foundation receives $50,000 PSEG grant

The newly opened John Theissen Children’s Foundation Family Fun Center in Wantagh has received a $50,000 Main Street Revitalization grant from PSEG Long Island.

Wantagh Elementary School mural a collective display of ambition

This year’s legacy mural at Wantagh Elementary School is complete, and every fifth grader contributed to the piece that will be admired for generations to come.

State Sen. Steve Rhoads honors Heroes at Nassau County Firematic Awards

State Senator Steve Rhoads attended the Nassau County Firematic Awards Ceremony to celebrate the extraordinary contributions of all the honorees, particularly those hailing from his Senate District.

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This is the best part: All of summer lies ahead

These are the best days of summer, when everything is possible. Here, pinned to this spot in time, there are no rampaging wildfires, no floods, no hurricanes, no Covid surge, no family feuds. Yup, the dangerous possibilities all lie ahead.

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Teaching our students not to hate

Lately, though, it seems the fabric of our entire educational structure, from elementary school all they way up to our highest institutes of learning, is unraveling as a result of a dispiriting and dangerous rise in hate, bigotry and antisemitism, the likes of which we have never seen so widespread.

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Hello, Harrison Butker? Women can be heroes, too

Countless trailblazers have incited change, but there is still an overarching prejudice against us. The struggle that we internalize may vary, but I think we can agree that some days, it’s just hard to be a woman.