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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....