Longtime Wantagh Fire Commish seeks reelection

Commitment comes in many forms, and a longstanding commitment to community is exactly what William K. Field IV, 65, has exuded over the past 47 years. Field, of Wantagh, joined the Wantagh Fire …

Suez execs share action plan for odor remediation

For residents of Seaford and Wantagh, Cedar Creek Park is normally a place to run with their dogs, let their children blow off steam and enjoy the sea breezes. But since May, odors from the …

Seaford students share Thanksgiving bounty

A half-century ago, high school and middle school students typically enrolled in six or seven classes, went out for a sports team or two and played in a garage band or joined their church choir. In …

‘Columbinus’ finishes run at EastLine Theatre

It took a year and a half for Hicksville’s Alix Black to bring her creative vision to the stage of the EastLine Theatre in Wantagh. Before making her directorial debut, Black researched a project …

New York American Water to be sold to Liberty Utilities for $608M

American Water Works Co. announced in a release Wednesday that it would sell its New York operation to Liberty Utilities for $608 million cash. The deal follows years-long criticism from Nassau County ratepayers, lawmakers and watchdog groups that have questioned the private company’s rate structure, water service and infrastructure management.


Making room for mental health in schools

"I’m going trick-or-treating with Freddy Brown this Halloween dressed as Chucky.” I said this to my mom as I left my therapist’s office at the Bio Behavioral Institute in Great Neck.


Americans are underserved, not overtaxed

In November 2017, President Trump proclaimed that Americans “are the most heavily taxed people in the world.” As an applause line it was an instant winner, and the president has continued to use it ever since, to thunderous ovations.


Nassau should take the Climate Smart Pledge

The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge.