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All In The Family: Great Grapes

On a clear, breezy day, you might catch the scent of fresh grape juice in the air if you are near the corner of Hicksville Road and Boundary Avenue. That delightful smell is courtesy of A&P Grape Distributors, a third generation owned family business. “We’re kind of ingrained in the neighborhood,” said Brooklyn-born … [Read More...]


LI Arts Festival

The month of October has been dedicated to the arts. Studio 5404, a not for profit art space located on Merrick Road in Massapequa introduced its beautiful studio and upcoming events to the public. The art studio, which opened in June 2013 and is the first of the south shore, has featured many local artists. The studio … [Read More...]

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National School Bus Safety Week

Educational Bus Transportation, a leader in student transportation throughout Nassau County and western Suffolk County, is advocating for safety awareness during National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20– 24. The theme of this year's industry-wide public education campaign, "At My Stop, You Stop,” highlights the need for … [Read More...]


Massapequa Student Has Some Sole

Jake Rosenblum may only be in 11th grade, but he already has a lot of leadership experience under his belt. The 16-year-old is the Student Body President at Massapequa High School, a member of the National Junior Honor Society, Peer AIDS Club, Model UN Club, and sits on the Shared Decisions committee. With such a busy … [Read More...]


Healing Power Of Art

Lorraine Hopes of Massapequa discovered the healing power of art many years ago. She now paints in memory of her late daughter, Laura. This work is entitled “Broken Hearts.”   … [Read More...]

Massapequa Teen A Hit On “The Voice”

Long Island went Hollywood for the second time in two weeks when Justin Johnes from Massapequa joined Team Blake on NBC’s popular singing competition “The Voice.” The 15-year-old chose to sing Passenger’s “Let Her Go” for his blind audition; as his family cheered him on backstage. After receiving praise from all four … [Read More...]


Cancer Advocate Heads To Capitol

Massapequa advocate Christy Manso joined more than 600 cancer patients, survivors, volunteers and staff from all 50 states as they united in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Leadership Summit and Lobby Day. Manso met with Jamie Tricarico, Legislative Director … [Read More...]

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