Wantagh’s Winter Wonderland wonderful once more

It is hard to imagine a better setting for a holiday “Winter Wonderland” event than a spacious community location with hundreds of locals gathered under glistening snowfall with hot food, …

Longtime Wantagh Fire Commish seeks reelection

Commitment comes in many forms, and a longstanding commitment to community is exactly what William K. Field IV, 65, has exuded over the past 47 years. Field, of Wantagh, joined the Wantagh Fire …

Locals shine as CYO basketball season begins

Nothing brings a community’s children together like organized youth sports. Gathering to learn sportsmanship, a work ethic and a high moral standard in a safe and fun environment for sports is the …

Rep. Rice endorses Buttigieg for president

U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice announced on Nov. 26, that she was endorsing South Bed Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president. With the announcement, Rice, a Garden City Democrat whose 4th Congressional …

An Orthodox tradition in Seaford

Driving past the small wooden structure on Hicksville Road in Seaford, it appears at first glance that it could be almost anything. A preschool, perhaps, or a church of some kind — Pentecostal? …

Op-Ed

Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.

Editorial

Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.

Op-Ed

Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.