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Town Of Oyster Bay Announces Annual ‘Toys For Tots’ Drive

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone joined with Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano to announce the annual kick-off of this year’s “Toys for Tots” collection drive, which will run through Dec. 15, in an effort to collect new, unwrapped toys to be used as gifts for children throughout the community. “Under … [Read More...]

Board Continues To Address Sixth Grade Move

Massapequa’s Board of Education attended a work session with Superintendent Lucille F. Iconis that included a panel of experts to address the social/emotional appropriateness of a sixth grade move into Berner Middle School. Iconis focused on which mindset the district wants to embrace, fixed versus growth. “A growth … [Read More...]


Vive La France, Believe For Beirut

There is not enough space in this paper to write about the sorrow, anger and grief that people are feeling after the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris, France, that killed at least 132 people and injured more than 300. The day before, a double suicide bomb attack killed 43 people in Beirut. A perfectly executed timing of … [Read More...]


A Queen With A Cause

“God made me a fighter since birth,” said Levittown resident and newly named Ms. Wheelchair NY USA 2016, Emily Sciarretta. Born at just 24 weeks, Sciarretta’s life has not been an easy one. At the age of 28, she was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation 1—a condition in which the bony space enclosing the lower part of the … [Read More...]


Massapequa Trots To Support YES

The sixth annual Turkey Trot benefitting the YES Community Counseling Center (CCC) of Massapequa took place bright and early at Brady Park on Nov. 21. The event was packed with runners both fast and slow, but all united with the desire to do good for their neighborhood. YES CCC is a valuable resource for Massapequa … [Read More...]


Events 11/26 – 12/5

Thursday, Nov. 26 Happy Thanksgiving! Libraries and schools are closed. Friday, Nov. 27 Black Friday Remember to shop local for those Black Friday deals and shop safe. Santa Claus Needed The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new Santa Claus. No experience necessary, outfit will be provided. Anyone … [Read More...]


Plainedge Wins Coveted County Title

BY BEN STRACK As Plainedge quarterback Davien Kuinlan scurried to the left sideline for a nine-yard touchdown less than three minutes into the Nassau III championship, he fielded some high fives, walked to the sideline and quietly sat by himself. After all the game was young and his dominating first drive was nothing out … [Read More...]

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