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An Unspoken Rivalry

It’s no secret that Massapequa is known for its athletic programs. The town’s two high schools, Plainedge and Massapequa, define premier varsity athletics; football in particular. A sport that unites all, football rallies fans of both the Red Devils and the Chiefs to defend their respective school. But can the Plainedge Red … [Read More...]

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Massapequa Language Teachers Awarded

Massapequa educators Janice Kincaid and William Anderson were recently honored before 325 of their colleagues during the 97th Annual Conference of the New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT). Kincaid, a veteran Spanish teacher at Alfred G. Berner Middle School and the first world language … [Read More...]

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Girl Scouts Honor 9/11 Hero

Plainedge Girls Scouts recently held a camporee in honor of 9/11 hero, Captain Kathy Mazza. The camporee was held at Girl Scouts of Nassau County Camp Blue Bay in East Hampton, New York. The older girls built benches to surround the campfire pits, while the younger girls decorated bricks to make the circle. The … [Read More...]

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Massapequa Resident Channels Broadway

Ciara Lunghi of Massapequa recently participated in Roosevelt Field’s Broadway by Design, a competition between fashion design students from Nassau Community College. Seven designers created a customized look for their model inspired by Broadway’s Pippin, Motown the Musical or Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella. They … [Read More...]

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Mercedes-Benz Under New Ownership

The Mercedes-Benz of Massapequa dealership located in Amityville, has recently undergone a change in ownership, now in the capable hands of General Manager Lance C. Cotten. A grand opening VIP party allowed guests to view all of the new 2015 models that Mercedes has issued for lease and purchase, highlighting the GLA … [Read More...]

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Honoring Fallen Soldiers

One of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history took place during the 1960s, when young people started protesting our country’s involvement in the Vietnam War. The terms “conscientious objector” and “draft dodger” were part of national conversation, as young men wrestled with a tough decision—fight or flight. … [Read More...]

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Local Vet Remembers Korean War

Every year on Nov. 11, war veterans are revered for their honor and bravery to America. When the Korean War began, there was no doubt that Massapequa resident John Volpe would serve his country. “I was in the Navy for four years during the Korean War,” said Volpe, who enlisted in 1952. “I enjoyed it and made some very … [Read More...]

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