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Fat Tuesday Fare At Big Daddy’s

In some early preparation of Mardi Gras on Feb. 9, I went to Big Daddy’s in Massapequa to find out how to celebrate what they call down in NOLA, Fat Tuesday. This Cajun/Creole/BBQ joint has a Mardi Gras flair all year long, but everything is amped up in the one week period before Ash Wednesday. “Mardi Gras is an excuse … [Read More...]

Massapequa Arsenal Wins McGuire Cup National Championship

So how good is Massapequa Arsenal of the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL)? They are so good that the only goal they gave up in the Boys-Under-19 McGuire Cup national championship game, from Steven May of St. Louis’ Scott Gallagher, was so spectacular that it was impossible for Massapequa keeper Dan Vitiello to make … [Read More...]

Magnetic Learning Tools

Tenth- through 12th-graders in Jen Candela’s forensics I class at Plainedge High School have spent the semester learning about all of the introductory topics and lessons in the forensics field. Students have conducted case studies, mock crime scene investigations and learned the basics to tools such as … [Read More...]

Theodore Roosevelt Council Opening Own S.T.E.M. Center In Massapequa

With STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) being a critical component in today’s young  people’s education, The Boy Scouts of the Theodore Roosevelt Council have initiated a new program to ensure its young Scouts are provided opportunities for an enriched education beyond their normal academic channels within … [Read More...]

Maragos: County Homeless Shelters Need Oversight

George Maragos, Nassau County comptroller, released an audit of the approximately $8 million annual County Homeless Shelter Program run by the Department of Social Services (DSS) together with the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD). During 2015, the county provided emergency housing to 896 individuals … [Read More...]

Plainedge School District Kindergarten Registration Information

Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year will be from Feb. 8 to 12 at the Plainedge School District board room, located at 241 Wyngate Drive, N. Massapequa from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointments are necessary for that week. Children must be five years of age on or before Dec. 1, 2016 in order to register for … [Read More...]

‘Seniors For Seniors’ Pet Adoption Program

Senior residents living in the Town of Oyster Bay who are looking for a “furever” friend can look no further than the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter. According to Councilman Joseph G. Pinto, adoption fees are waived for senior citizens through the town’s ‘Seniors for Seniors’ program.   “Oftentimes people … [Read More...]

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