Guest Column: A Hanukkah Greeting

Dear friends, On Sunday evening, Nov. 28, the Jewish people worldwide will come together to light the first candle of Hanukkah — the Festival of Lights. This educational and uplifting …

Third annual winter festival comes to Wantagh

Community members are invited to walk through a winter wonderland with the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce at the organization’s third annual Winter Wonderland Fair this month. Slated for …

Foundation to host annual toy drive, gala

Last year, John Theissen – the founder of the John Theissen Children’s Foundation in Wantagh – lost two individuals who were instrumental in his life: his mother, Roberta Theissen, …

Wantagh Chamber of Commerce honors Seaford businesswoman

Linda Rhoads said that her mission when she opened her business was to cater to every body type. Rhoads, the owner of Uniquely Yours was last year selected as the 2020 recipient at the Businessperson …


This Thanksgiving, give what you can

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be one of the most difficult in a long time for many Long Island families who were adversely affected by the economic calamity brought on by the pandemic.

Randi Kreiss

Sticks and stones — words can never harm me

You cannot burn a book in 2021. You can burn the paper and the ink and the cardboard, but in our world of e-books, you cannot ever kill the words and ideas that an author created.

Jerry Kremer

Political mischief while you’re sleeping

To the relief of many in the political world, the 2021 elections are behind us. Whether your candidate won or lost . . .


Covid is still raging — get your shot ASAP

Let’s stop equating the coronavirus with the flu, please.