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Local Wins Ellen’s 12 Days Of Giveaways Contest

On Monday, Dec. 15, the eighth day of Ellen DeGeneres’ 12 Days of Giveaways, 15 contest winners from markets across the country join “The Ellen DeGeneres Show!” Representing New York, Massapequa winner Catherine Day (third from right) attended with guest Jean Petter (far right). They won all of the 12 Days of Giveaways … [Read More...]

Holiday Charity Precautions

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and the Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs recently issued a Consumer Alert to prevent scammers from taking advantage of residents this holiday season. Residents are encouraged to be cautious of charities that: • Ask for donations over the phone. • Use a name that is very … [Read More...]

Michelle Petti-Saccone

Scary Santa

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LIHSA Students Perform In ‘Cracked’

April Lorenzi and Aleyna Spinelli, dancers from the Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) and students from Massapequa, performed in the world premiere ballet, “Cracked,” last weekend. “Cracked” is a new and exciting take on Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, presented through American Theater Dance Workshop … [Read More...]


The Healing Power Of Music

The holidays are all about spending time with family and friends, being thankful for food, warm clothing and a place to live—things some people take for granted. It is also a time to give back to others. Established in 2011 by Long Island native Nikki Egna, Piano for Patients was started so that students could exercise … [Read More...]


Student Art Show At Massapequa Perk

Students from Birch Lane and Fairfield elementary schools currently have their artwork on display at Massapequa Perk, located at 117 Front St., Massapequa Park. The opening for this exhibit was held on Dec. 10, and artwork from grades 1-6 will be available for viewing until Dec. 19. This is an annual exhibit put together … [Read More...]


Picture Worth Two Words: Thank You

When Lorraine Hopes of Massapequa was a victim of Hurricane Sandy, the first emotion that overcame her wasn’t sadness or frustration, but guilt. “I had been storing some of my mom’s things in my garage,” said Hopes, whose belongings along with her mother Sue Fischetti’s, were destroyed in Sandy. “Immediately after the … [Read More...]

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