Neighbors

Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church spreads holiday spirit

Locals said they had plenty of fun at the Christmas craft fair and cookie walk, hosted by Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church on Dec 2.  Parishioners and volunteers spearheaded the event. …

School News

Wantagh HS National Honor Society inducts 81

Wantagh High School’s National Honor Society inducted 81 new members during a traditional candlelighting ceremony, held in the auditorium on Nov. 28. The evening featured words of wisdom from …

School News

Wantagh students gain STEAM at Makerspace fair

Wantagh Elementary School students and their families explored the various ways to design their own inventions during a fun-filled evening of creativity, showcased at the school’s annual Maker …

Honoring years of fire service

After nine years of serving in one leadership capacity or another, Wantagh Fire Chief James Bloomfield can finally kick up his feet and relax a little — although he’s far from …

When two become one

After 68 years of hosting religious services, Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow will merge its synagogue with Temple B’Nai Torah in Wantagh.  The early stages of the merger have already …

Editorial

Find peace through understanding this holiday season

In Arabic-speaking and predominantly Muslim parts of the world, Christmas is known as Eid al Milad, or the Festival of the Birthday, referring to the birth of Christ. Although not an essential part of Muslim tradition . . .

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A Hanukkah greeting from Rabbi Moshe Weisblum

Dear friends, On Tuesday evening, Dec. 12, Jews in America, Israel and around the world will come together to light the first candle of Hanukkah — the Festival of Lights. At its heart, …