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Bideawee observes Pet Memorial Day

Dozens gathered at Bideawee Memorial Park in Wantagh on Sunday to remember beloved animal companions in observance of the 37th annual International Pet Memorial Day. Speakers honored their trusted …

Wantagh Schools enjoy smooth opening

With summer vacation and Labor Day Weekend in the all-too-recent past, Wantagh School District enjoyed a productive first day of classes on Tuesday, Sept. 3rd. Bright yellow buses and a cool …

MTA: Same issues a year later

For more than a year, the Wantagh and Seaford Long Island Rail Road stations and their surroundings have seen damage by vandalism, including broken windows and graffiti, as well as maintenance …

Pharmacist uses nature to heal

Finding comfort in a slow walk in an open field. Seeking solace in a short retreat along wooded trails. Escaping stress and anxiety in a bracing coastal breeze. Imagine sharing these experiences with …

Jones Beach turns 90!

For 90 years, everyone who has lived on Long Island for more than a few months or who has visited Jones Beach State Park has had a favorite story about it. The official anniversary of the …

Op-Ed

Multifamily housing caught in its own ‘Groundhog Day’

Remember Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day”? He played a TV reporter repeating Groundhog Day in Punxsutawney, Pa., again and again. I often feel the same when I look back at my 20 years of public meetings and debates about multifamily housing’s effects on Long Island schools.

Op-Ed

1969: watershed in a decade of change

By now, nearly every publication has written about the iconic moments in the summer of 1969 when humankind seemed to take a collective breath and move forward . . .

50 years on, and the space race still resonates

This past week marked the 50th anniversary of the safe return of the Apollo 11 crew after a 476,000-mile round trip to the moon. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins splashed down in the …