Businesses in Seaford and Wantagh continued to open under the state’s Phase 4 rules last week, but the fanfare was somewhat muted. The two hamlets have relatively few of the businesses most likely to benefit, and many that were already open continued to operate under severe restrictions. Still, every move in the direction of business as usual was cause for relief.
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.
Levittown Schools recently named Jordan Margolis as East Broadway Elementary School’s principal. Margolis’ assistant principal for the upcoming school year will be Andrea Ferrari, who will also serve as the assistant principal at Abbey Lane.
Jackie Gordon, Democratic candidate for New York’s Second Congressional District, is fresh off her June primary victory. Gordon’s support stemming from public endorsements by fellow …
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.
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 …
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.
Seaford celebrated Juneteenth last Friday, as some 150 people from Nassau and Suffolk counties marched from Amityville Memorial High School to Cedar Creek …
“Peaceful protest."That sentiment reverberated through the streets of Wantagh and Levittown on June 20, as about 125 people marched in solidarity through the two hamlets.
As more Seaford and Wantagh businesses open under the guidelines for Phase II, one nagging question about recovery from Covid-19 remains unanswered: How safe are we, really?
Wantagh’s annual July Fourth parade may have been canceled, along with a host of other seasonal events that might have risked the health of the hamlet’s residents. But Ella Stevens, the organizer of the 65th Miss Wantagh pageant, along with last year’s Miss Wantagh court and this year’s contestants, were determined that the nearly six-decade tradition of crowning the winner on Independence Day would remain unbroken.
Nassau County has fewer than 50 miles of bike trails, compared to New York City, which has 450, and Suffok County, which has 370. So Nassau residents have long had a hard time finding a place to ride …
Earlier in the school year, Wantagh High School’s theatre department put on a production of “Rent: School Edition.”
For a third straight night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators convened in Merrick and Bellmore to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the systemic racism that is …
When the coronavirus pandemic hit Nassau County in March, many worried about their families’ health. They worried about keeping their jobs. They were told to stay inside and avoid contact with …
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.