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Seaford Schools Superintendent Dr. Adele Pecora may be from Massapequa, but she projects Seaford Pride. A thoroughgoing professional with nearly 30 years of experience, she has only the highest praise for the district and the community and communicates a determination to do well by both. more
Splattered paint in vibrant colors covered the tables in Wantagh High School art teacher Jacqueline Gallo’s classroom as she spoke about her five Advanced Placement art students who were selected to display their works in the 2018 Nassau County High School Student Juried Exhibit. more
Seven standout high school athletes from Seaford and Wantagh high schools signed letters of intent late last month signaling their commitments to continue their playing careers next year at the college and university level. Lacrosse players dominated the field, which also included two soccer stars and one softball player. All seven said they were excited to have the opportunity to continue their academic and athletic careers in a range of settings as varied as the players themselves. more
To honor the memory 53-year-old Christine Aluotto, a charity event, “Concert for Chris,” will be held at the Sunset Grill in Seaford on Dec. 16 to benefit Christine’s 16-year-old daughter Katherine. more
Elaine Gross, president of the Syosset-based nonprofit ERASE Racism, calls it “racialized school segregation.” Long Island comprises 125 school districts — some as small as one square mile — and 42 percent are all-white or nearly all-white, according to a 2017 ERASE Racism report. Meanwhile, 24 percent are majority African-American/Hispanic districts. more
Jay T. Korth recalled that his late father, Jay F. Korth, loved his family, the Village of Lynbrook and golf. more
Veterans and other community members came together at Mill River Complex Park on Dec. 7 to remember those who died in the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and honor brave heroes. more
“Somehow, when they should have been sunk in 15 minutes, this group managed to hold off the Japanese for two and a half hours,” said George Wells, gazing at a group of American ships sailing on a shelf on the second floor of Rockville Centre’s American Legion Post 303. more
The expression on the girls’ faces was one of determination. Most wore antler headbands and their Girl Scout vests, whose colors — blue, beige or green — signified their age. Gathered in the … more
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council members unanimously approved the appointment of candidate Donna McNaughton to succeed Michael Zangari, who re-signed on Nov. 20 because of an illness. She … more
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