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Wantagh Wellness Project hosts community 5K

About three dozen people met at Wantagh Elementary School early last Saturday morning for the first 5K run of the Wantagh Wellness Project, a community group dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyle choices among neighbors.

Environmental Bond Act is reinstated on 2022 state ballot

A group of environmental activists, labor leaders and elected officials joined together at Wantagh Park, in Wantagh, to announce the reinstatement of the $3 billion Environmental Bond Act on the 2022 …

Theme parks are back in action

One of the most daunting attractions at WildPlay Element Parks Jones Beach, high above the boardwalk at the state park, is a zip line called the What’s To Fear Jump, a plunge from a 40-foot perch.

Combating hate through education

At the start of the roundtable, Jeong-eun Rhee, a professor at Long Island University Post’s College of Education, Information and Technology, began by calling out Long Island schools for being “the most segregated in the country.”

Warriors win at Homecoming

A vibrant spring afternoon and community pride was the backdrop for Wantagh High School’s annual Homecoming game and senior day, held on April 10 against the West Hempstead Rams.

State study: Public water is best option

According to a recent study ordered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and conducted by the state Department of Public Service, the municipalization of New York American Water’s Long Island infrastructure is not only feasible, but also in residents’ best interests.

Cops: Pedestrian fatally struck by garbage truck on Wantagh Avenue

A woman struck by a garbage truck while walking along the intersection of Wantagh Avenue and Laurel Lane has been pronounced dead by Nassau County police. According to county detectives, the truck …

Scott Brinton

The story that haunts me all these years later

I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.


Maintaining a teacher’s freedom to teach

It was recently reported that a group of Rockville Centre parents accused a high school social studies teacher of criticizing police during class, and wanted her to be reprimanded. The district superintendent . . .

Randi Kreiss

Why are young girls mean to one another?

Time-travel with me. The year was 1957. We had just moved to Cedarhurst from Queens, and it was the first day of class at Number Three School on Broadway.

Jerry Kremer

Some of us are killing our friends without bullets

We Americans have experienced a horrible year since the coronavirus invaded out shores. We’ve been confined to our homes, prohibited from traveling . . .