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Jeff Poplarski

Farmingdale College Foundation Awards Local Resident

Four members of the Farmingdale State College faculty and administrative staff are the 2015 recipients of Excellence Awards from the Farmingdale College Foundation. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that provides financial assistance in advancing the purposes and development of Farmingdale State College. The … [Read More...]


A Day In The Life Of A Lifeguard

The smell of coconut sunblock, nautical blue and white stripes, flip flops and colorful fruity drinks epitomize the start of summer. To Massapequa native Christopher Burke, the start of summer means one thing: saving lives. The 20-year-old has a special relationship with water. An avid swimmer and surfer, Burke has also … [Read More...]


Girl Scout Awarded Highest Honor

Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently recognized Tatyanna Soliwoda, a recent graduate of Seaford High School and incoming student at Adelphi University, for earning the Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award within the Girl Scouts Movement. In order to be eligible for a Gold Award, a Girl Scout must have … [Read More...]

Wining Take 5 Ticket Sold In Massapequa

The New York Lottery today announced a top prize winning ticket for the July 21 TAKE 5 drawing was sold at M & B New York Liquor at 940 Carmans Road in Massapequa. The winning ticket is worth $64,112.50. In addition to the $64,112.50 top prize for the July 21 TAKE 5 drawing, which was won by matching five out of five … [Read More...]

Salute to America - Astoria Federal the Sponsor 2015

TOB Honors Veterans At ‘Salute To America’ Concert

The Town of Oyster Bay’s Veterans Volunteer Awards took place on July 14, at John J. Burns Park as part of the “Salute to America” concert. The program, honoring veterans, included a musical performance by Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops Orchestra. “There is no greater recognition than to be acknowledged by one’s … [Read More...]


TD Donates $2K To YES Comm. Center

Your local TD Bank's Penny Arcade will serve as a designated hub to support YES Community Counseling Center. This upcoming "Green Friday" we are inviting people to participate in a community coin counting event and fundraiser. TD will match up to $2,000 in coins counted and donate it to YES. With 500 Green Friday events … [Read More...]

When Small Change Brings Big Impact

What do your pockets, the counter at the supermarket and the sidewalk have in common? Odds are you can find loose change scattered about, with little to no second thought given to it. What if we picked up all that change? Could it be enough to help those in need? Last year the TSA collected $76,000 in change left at … [Read More...]

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