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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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  • No decision yet on Gavin DeGraw's upcoming shows, including Merriweather

    No decision yet on Gavin DeGraw's upcoming shows, including Merriweather
    Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized Sunday after being attacked in New York City. But his management does not yet know what will become of his touring schedule, which includes a stop in August at Merriweather Post Pavilion. DeGraw was "attacked by a group of...
  • Cops: Woman Had 4 Children in Car During Drug Transaction

    Cops: Woman Had 4 Children in Car During Drug Transaction
    A Long Island woman was arrested and charged after she drive another woman to an apparent drug transaction while having four children in the car, police announced Monday. According to authorities, Cynthia Carter, 49, of Bay Shore and Tamisha Kilpatrick,...
  • Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band

    Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band
    Buckle your seat belts. The engines are already cranking up on the spring and summer concert season. The amphitheater in Virginia Beach, the region's largest concert venue, today announced a pair of big shows: the Beach Boys and Dave Matthews Band. Fresh...
  • [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20

    [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20
    Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run. I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
  • Stevie Nicks to play Virginia Beach in July; tickets on sale April 6

    Stevie Nicks to play Virginia Beach in July; tickets on sale April 6
    Raspy-voiced rock singer Stevie Nicks hasn't been a regular visitor to Hampton Roads over the years, but she has made a bewitching appearance from time to time, stretching all the way back to the 1970s when Fleetwood Mac played Hampton Coliseum....
  • Neil Diamond 2012 North American Summer Tour Schedule

    Neil Diamond 2012 North American Summer Tour Schedule
    Neil Diamond takes his greatest hits on the road in highly-anticipated 2012 North American summer tour Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road...
  • Tickets on sale June 5 for John Mayer this fall in Tampa

     
    An announcement from our friends at Live Nation: John Mayer comes to Tampa’s Ford Amphitheatre with special guest Owl City on Friday, September 10. Tickets are $63.50 and $43.50 for reserved seats and $30 for the lawn. There is also a special Festival...
  • Long Island Teacher Re-Arrested For Alleged Love Affair With Student

    New York, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A Wantagh High School math teacher who continued an affair with a student despite a court order telling her to stay away has been re-arrested just hours after getting out of jail. Heather Kennedy was arrested at her home for...
  • 7 Seriously Injured After Jones Beach Boating Accident

    7 Seriously Injured After Jones Beach Boating Accident
    A 40-foot boat flipped over off the coast of Long Island, leaving seven people hospitalized, police say. Sources tell PIX News the boat hit something in marsh land only accessible from the Wantagh State Parkway. All seven boaters sustained serious...
  • 3 Dead, 4 Seriously Injured After Speedboat Rams Into Marshland

    3 Dead, 4 Seriously Injured After Speedboat Rams Into Marshland
    Three people were killed and four others seriously injured when their 40-foot powerboat plowed onto marshland on a moonlit Sunday night off Long Island's southern shore, authorities said. The Hustler speedboat was navigating a channel in an area dotted...