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Seaford Avenue house fire extinguished

A second-story house fire had just begun to spread to other sections of a Seaford Avenue home in Seaford on Nov. 6 before local fire departments arrived on the scene. Seaford, Wantagh and Massapequa …

South Shore residents and officials voice opinions on election

At press time on Monday, former Vice President Joe Biden had tallied over 75 million votes in the presidential election — more than any other candidate in history — besting President …

Seaford High School beefs up weight room

At a Seaford School District Board of Education Meeting earlier this calendar year, faculty presented a powerpoint on what to do with extra capital from the budget. Updating technological …

Wantagh High School closed for two weeks

In September, school districts across Nassau County opened up their doors for the academic year with strictly enforced social distancing guidelines. For local districts, such as Wantagh, Seaford and …

Garbarino takes strong lead against Gordon in 2nd CD

In an election night that not many will soon forget, Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino, a Suffolk County Republican, took a commanding 54.32 percent lead in the race to succeed U.S. Rep. Peter King in New …

TOH, Northwell to provide tests for first responders in Seaford

Northwell Health and the Hempstead Town Board have partnered to offer free Covid-19 testing to first responders in Seaford and Oceanside. The tests are available for first responders who work and …

Canine companions provide essential services

Luke Tordy says his service dog, Dragon, reconnected him with his life. Brigid Vogt says her dog, Lennon IV, brought a similar transformation. Such matter-of-fact statements are commonplaces from …

Bricks build pathway to solvency

The coronavirus pandemic has hit most area businesses hard, but local, mostly small nonprofit organizations, like the Seaford Historical Museum, have suffered even more.

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

How soap destroys the coronavirus

Hand washing with soap and water remains one of the most effective defenses against the coronavirus — provided it is done correctly.

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.

Editorial

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 . . .