As families in Seaford and Wantagh prepare to send their children back to classrooms and as parents slowly return to work, the effects of Covid-19-related stress on mental health have become a greater concern.
With the expiration of the weekly federal pandemic unemployment benefit on July 31, and legislation to renew the program stalled in Congress, many in Nassau County may need to tighten their belts …
State Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, the Republican candidate for the seat in the 2nd Congressional District, has been a candidate in four elections, and never lost. His perfect record led him to …
Thousands were still without power at noon on Wednesday in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias. Hundreds of trees blocked streets and damaged houses, as PSEG worked to restore service.
Seaford and Wantagh schools have held a series of meetings in the past six weeks to hammer out three broad approaches in response to the Covid-19 crisis: reopening; continuing distance learning; or a combination of the two.
Mount Sinai South Nassau, in partnership with Mount Sinai Doctors, will completely refurbish a 60,000-square-foot building on Wantagh Avenue and open the state-of-the-art medical facility in 2022.
The Town of Hempstead has come to an agreement with Wantagh business owners and its Chamber of Commerce to facilitate temporary street closures to promote expanded outdoor seating for the …
Fresh off of her June primary win, first-time candidate Jackie Gordon, a Democratic former Babylon councilwoman and veteran, kicked off her general election campaign in the 2nd Congressional District on June 13 with a celebratory videoconference.
The temperature was already almost 90 degrees early Monday morning as families dropped off their sons and daughters at Seaford’s Cuomo Field for a training session with the East Coast Football Club.
Just after midnight on July 7, Ryan Clifford steadied himself against the Montauk Point Light House with one hand as he limbered up for a feat no Long Islander had accomplished before — a 131-mile ultra-marathon across the length of Long Island to benefit Wantagh's John Theissen Children's Foundation.
Under the state’s Phase 2 reopening guidelines, which went into effect on June 7, churches, mosques and synagogues again opened to congregants, allowing up to 25 percent of their buildings' capacities, as assessed by county fire marshals.
A bill in the Nassau County Legislature would create a searchable database of all the contracts that were once used in the county to prevent people of color from moving into certain …
On July 5, more than 1,000 people gathered at Wantagh High School to show their support for law enforcement officials as part of the Blue Lives Matter movement.
Athletes of all ages are now taking advantage of open playing fields and some indoor sports facilities. During the first day of Express Lacrosse’s youth training clinic at Cedar Creek Park …
Seaford celebrated Juneteenth last Friday, as some 150 people from Nassau and Suffolk counties marched from Amityville Memorial High School to Cedar Creek …
Making a mask is simple, using a T-shirt and paper towel or coffee filter. Here's how, in four simple steps.
Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.
Nearly everyone has heard the term "mindfulness," but even during the most stressful of circumstances, most people have only a vague idea of how it might benefit them or what they might do to be mindful. Here are some easy steps.
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 . . .
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.