Wantagh High School

Wantagh High School (file / credit: Wantagh Union Free School District)

Wantagh High School Student Wanting To Form Christian Club Claims School Told Her It Was Illegal

A student is fighting a Long Island school district after she said they will not allow her to have a Christian club.

11/18/2014

A threatening message found in a bathroom in Wantagh High School on May 1, 2014. (Twitter)

Wantagh High School Seals Lockers, Bans Backpacks In Wake Of Bomb Threats

The new rules went into effect Tuesday and officials say they will remain in effect for the rest of the school year.

05/27/2014

Wantagh High School (file / credit: Wantagh Union Free School District)

Wantagh Schools Evacuated After Threat Found In Boy’s Bathroom

Police on Long Island are investigating a threatening message left in a boy’s bathroom at Wantagh High School.

05/01/2014

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