New charges in tanning salon peeping case

A Wantagh man arrested in March and charged with unlawful surveillance at local tanning salons was back in court on April 25 to face new charges stemming from the incidents. Jake Gabler-Colotti, …

Learning to paint from canine master of abstract brushwork

At first glance, 6-year-old Dagger DogVinci looks like any other black Labrador-golden retriever mix. He has a unique hobby for a canine, however: He loves to paint. “He’s got a wonderful …

U.S. Rep. King in Facebook posting tussle

Seventy Facebook users are threatening legal action against Seaford Republican U.S. Rep. Peter King, alleging that their First Amendment rights have been abridged. The 70, represented by the New York …

Prodigy stuns teachers, peers

Looking back on their school careers, many people have fond memories of certain subjects. Whether it’s the challenge of history or the enchantment of literature, nearly everyone can point to …

Local business insures Last Hope with love

“I’ve always had an affinity for animals,” Seaford insurance agent Victoria VanDeVen said as she spoke about her volunteer work for Last Hope Animal Rescue in Wantagh. “I …

Editorial

No matter the desperation, suicide isn’t the answer

When anyone, especially a teenager, dies by suicide, it is difficult to comprehend. We see the person, seemingly vibrant, alive, and we wonder how . . .

Jerry Kremer

Wanted: a presidential apology that will never happen

I haven’t seen an official announcement from the White House, but there’s a rumor that President Trump will declare a National Day of Apology, on which all elected Democrats and the media . . .

Randi Kreiss

Uncle Joe would have loved my Aunt Helen

You might think that there’s nothing more to say about former Vice President Joe Biden and the touchy-feely behavior that makes some women “uncomfortable,” but that’s only because you didn’t know my Aunt Helen.