Nearly 13 years ago, Katherine Killian and Nora Toscano became friends in kindergarten at Wantagh’s Forest Lake Elementary School. Now they will lead Wantagh High School’s Class of 2023 — Killian as valedictorian and Toscano as salutatorian.
More than 100,000 customers across Nassau County’s South Shore communities may face a steep increase in their private water bills if Liberty Utilities’ planned rate hikes are approved.
When you think summer, especially in Wantagh and Seaford, you probably think of swimming, tanning, concerts, vacations, and so on. But with summer approaching, it’s always good to see what’s happening at our local libraries. And with a library card, it turns out there’s a lot — and it’s not just books and movies.
More than 80 professionals shared tips with Seaford Middle School eighth graders on May 11 on how to have successful careers.
Fifth graders at Wantagh Elementary School got a glimpse of the future on May 8 when they met with student ambassadors from Wantagh Middle School.
The results for the Wantagh 2023-24 school budget are in, and the budget has passed. Adam Fisher and Tara Cassidy have been re-elected to the Board of Education.
Twenty Wantagh High School students said they experienced the honor of a lifetime when they accompanied the country’s greatest heroes to the National World War II Museum. Juniors and seniors were paired with World War II veterans for a trip to the museum, in New Orleans, April 19-21.
Seaford High School senior Billy Kind said he was so excited that he couldn’t fall asleep just hours after pitching a perfect game in an 11-0 win over Locust Valley on April 25. For his achievement, Kind was named Newsday’s Athlete of the Week on April 28.
You could say it’s come full circle at Temple B’Nai Torah, as its production of “The Music Man” closed after a successful run for the past two weekends.
The Roosevelt School District has accused both Wantagh and Lynbrook students of engaging in racist behavior in sports games in February, and has filed a notice of claim against both school districts.
In politics, the word “tax” is dirtier than the most graphic four-letter words you can think of. Any politician who plans to last in office longer than his loafers knows that you only say “tax” . . .
He called us the “Herald Firing Squad.” That was fair, I guess. When Republican congressional candidate George Santos first visited our Garden City office last fall . . .
In “Hamlet,” Polonius said to Laertes, “Neither a borrower nor a lender be . . ."
I can’t help writing about the state of Florida, because it seems more detached from America than any of the other 49 states.