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Wantagh

Wantagh
Beginnings: Wantagh took its name from the Indian sachem who led two Algonquian groups, the Delawares and the Mohegans. The Indian population declined steadily after European settlers arrived in 1650.


Photo: Merrick Avenue, Wantagh from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909
Beginnings: Wantagh took its name from the Indian sachem who led two Algonquian groups, the Delawares and the Mohegans. The Indian population declined steadily after European settlers arrived in 1650.


Photo: Merrick Avenue, Wantagh from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909
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  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...
  • Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden Announce Joint Tour

    '90s grunge is alive and well. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have announced a summer co-headlining tour, including support from Death Grips on most dates. It comes at a fitting time, as the 20th anniversary for both NIN's "The Downward Spiral" and...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • Fall Out Boy, Paramore ready to rock Virginia Beach in July

    Fall Out Boy, Paramore ready to rock Virginia Beach in July
    A big, summertime rock show at Farm Bureau Live was announced this week. Fall Out Boy and Paramore will visit the region's biggest concert venue July 22. Tickets go on sale starting Wednesday, Jan. 15, with an early bird lawn price of $10 plus fees...
  • More Tour Dates from Fleetwood Mac

    More Tour Dates from Fleetwood Mac
    Demand for Fleetwood Mac tour dates in Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles is such that the group has added an additional show in each of those cities, as well as 10 more U.S. dates. The extra Chicago date is June 14; the second Boston show will happen June...
  • Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid

    Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid
    California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
  • Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach

    Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach
    The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15. Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
  • Field finalized for FX’s inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter Live”

     
    A field of international fighters has been set for The Ultimate Fighter Live, which begins its inaugural season on FX March 9 with a special two-and-a-half-hour live premiere airing at 9pm ET/8pm CT (tape-delayed in Pacific and Mountain time zones at...
  • Neighborhood Looks To Defeat Goliath And God In Cell Dispute

    Neighborhood Looks To Defeat Goliath And God In Cell Dispute
    Can you hear me now? The Town of Hempstead can, and is looking to change it's laws when mobile phone companies come calling in residential areas. Neighbors opposed to plans to place 6 cell antennas on the Farmingdale Wantagh Jewish Center because of...
  • LIRR Issues Travel Advisories For Tuesday Morning

    LIRR Issues Travel Advisories For Tuesday Morning
    The MTA has issued a series of cancellations for the Long Island Rail Road, and warns that customers should anticipate significant schedule changes and delays during the Tuesday morning and evening rush hours. The cancellations are a result of damage...
  • LIRR CUSTOMERS ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUG. 26

    MEDIA ADVISORY: LIRR CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUGUST 26 MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect significant schedule changes and delays during Thursday's morning and...