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Wantagh High School

Wantagh High School was locked down Friday after police received a report of a possible gun on campus. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lockdown Lifted At Wantagh High School After Gun Scare

Police were called to Wantagh High School around 9:12 a.m. after a student told a school official that another student had said something about bringing a gun to school.

11/08/2013

Mel Turner (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. School Board Votes To Reinstate Fired Autistic Janitor

Mel Turner was fired from his part-time job in the Wantagh School District for allegedly making threatening statements.

09/21/2012

Custodian Mel Turner (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Parents, Students Rally Behind Fired Autistic Custodian

There is a call by hundreds of people for the rehiring of a Long Island high school custodian who was terminated for allegedly making threatening statements.

09/14/2012

Jason Cruz (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Bronx Man Arrested For Selling Heroin Near Wantagh Schools

Over the past few years, heroin has become a major problem on Long Island, where police tell WCBS 880 reporter Sophia Hall that many teenagers have become addicted to the drug.

10/06/2011

(AP Photo/Dan Gill)

Hempstead Residents Speak Out Against Cell Towers

WANTAGH, N.Y. (1010 WINS) –  Some Long Island residents are up in arms over the proliferation of cell phone towers near their homes and schools. 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan says more one hundred people showed […]

08/16/2010