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Seaford students heed a lesson from MLK Jr.

The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired kindergartners at Seaford Harbor Elementary School to think about their own dreams. They studied the famous Civil Rights leader and learned …

Wantagh students get a visit from author Gordon Korman

Wantagh Middle School sixth-grade students recently had a virtual meet-and-greet with best-selling author Gordon Korman while reading his novel, “Restart,” about a boy who loses his …

Nassau Coliseum may see concert surge later this year

Nassau Coliseum may see a surge in the number of concerts that it hosts late this year and early next year, according to a report from the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency. The IDA …

Seniors hope to have one more go in ’21

Emily Van O’Linda, Vincenzo Buffalino and Jake Schneider, senior student athletes at Wantagh, Seaford and General Douglas MacArthur high schools, respectively, are faced with the possibility …

Fitness centers prepare for an atypical winter season

Local gyms have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but despite the steadily rising number of Covid-19 cases, fitness center owners and managers have done their best to remain optimistic, …

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 . . .