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‘Invention Convention’

From the “Hurtometer” to the “Shampooch,” more than 70 fifth and sixth graders from Massapequa Schools’ academically gifted Magnet program dazzled parents and educators alike with innovations they created for the district’s first ever “Invention Convention,” which showcased students’ ingenuity. … [Read More...]

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Venturing Crew Takes On Icy Climb

Venturing Crew 130 is a high adventure group led and run by girls and boys (ages 14 and up) from the south shore area. Many are also Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts that are also members of Crew 130, a program of Boy Scouts of America. … [Read More...]

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Massapequa’s Mystery Writer

A Massapequa Park woman is using her love of science, history and the written word to begin an exciting new chapter of her life; that of a successful self-published author out to put a unique spin on the teen mystery genre. Born and raised in Queens, author Linda Maria Frank moved with her husband to a small apartment in … [Read More...]

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Freezin’ For A Reason

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto (center) and Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia (right) recently attended the Second Annual Town of Oyster Bay Polar Bear Plunge hosted by the Special Olympics at TOBAY Beach in Massapequa. Participants taking the plunge into ice cold water this year were “Freezin for a Reason” as all … [Read More...]

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‘Dog Tales’ Reading Program A Barking Success

If you didn’t think it was possible to combine a child’s love of dogs and reading, think again. The Massapequa Library has created a “Read to a Dog” program called “Dog Tales.” … [Read More...]

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Living The American Dream

When Verlia Brown was growing up in Kingston, Jamaica in the West Indies, she never dreamed that one day she would become a nurse in America. Not only did she fulfill that dream, she rose through the ranks to become the president of the New York State Nurses Association and met President Bill Clinton when he was in office. … [Read More...]

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Is Your Pet Prepared?

Tatyanna Soliwoda has a passion for helping others. The Seaford local is currently a senior at Seaford High School and has been a dedicated Girl Scout for the past 13 years. “I am pursuing my Gold Award, which is the highest award that a Girl Scout can earn,” said Soliwoda. “My goal for this project is to educate and … [Read More...]

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