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BREAKING NEWS: Report: 15 Wantagh students test positive for Covid; seniors on remote learning

State to study NYAW takeover

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Feb. 3 that the state Department of Public Service will look into the feasibility of municipalizing New York American Water, the privately owned utility whose service and …

Seaford Manor student focus on reading

There was lots of action packed into Seaford Manor Elementary School’s 17-day Pick a Reading Partner program, coordinated by the PTA. This year’s theme was “Mindful Mario Kart: Race …

Seaford Harbor students find the joy in poetry

Kindergartners are becoming immersed in all different types of poetry in Brooke DeSanto’s class at Seaford Harbor Elementary School. The poetry unit kicked off with students writing an …

WHS student publishes music book

As a musician, Wantagh High School junior Julia Froese has witnessed among instrumental and choral peer-musicians a need for additional support and an injection of confidence to perform at their …

Seaford robotics club gears up for annual competition

Seaford High School’s robotics club is gearing up for its annual competition, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually this year. Every year, the team participates …


A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.


Vaccine distribution needs improvement

The rollout of New York state’s Covid-19 vaccine distribution has been, at times, disorganized, even chaotic, but in fairness, the state has received a mere 300,000 doses per week, while the need is significantly greater than that . . .

How to make a mask in four easy steps

Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.


New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .


Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.