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Officials Name Smoking Spots

Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker recently announced the unanimous passage of a resolution to accept the donation of "No Smoking" signage from the Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island to place in Nassau County Parks. In recognition of the difficulties that smokers face with breaking the smoking habit, … [Read More...]


Scout Grabs Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently recognized Melanie Sheehan, a senior at Massapequa High School, for earning the Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award within the Girl Scouts Organization. In order to be eligible for a Gold Award, a Girl Scout must have completed two Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador Journeys … [Read More...]


New Massapequa Care Center

Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. (center) recently joined Legislator Michael Venditto to celebrate the grand opening of Premier Care located in Massapequa. Town Clerk Altadonna, on behalf of the entire Town Board, commended Premiere Care for committing themselves to grow and succeed in today’s competitive business climate and … [Read More...]


To The Moon And Back

Former NASA Apollo astronaut Fred Haise, at left, is shaking hands with Ernie Finamore, 88, of Massapequa Park, at a Summer of ‘69 Celebration Event held at the Long Island Cradle of Aviation Museum, on the 45th Anniversary of NASA Apollo 11 LEM landing on the moon July 20, 1969. Finamore, was a QCQuality Control inspector … [Read More...]


Women Run Down Awards

Women runners from the Massapequas were out in force for on July 12 for the 31st annual Runner’s Edge Long Island Women’s 5 Kilometer Run, and several of them went home with awards. Top local finisher was Victoria Kornieva of Massapequa Park, who finished in 19 minutes, 12 seconds, good for ninth place overall and … [Read More...]


Nominate A Senior Citizen

The Association of Generational Experts for Seniors (AGES) is accepting nominations for "Savvy Senior Citizens" through Sunday, August 31. "Long Island is made up of so many wonderful seniors who have not only made but continue to make tremendous impact within our communities," said Kevin Lawrence, AGES Chairman. "Each … [Read More...]


Art Therapy On Display

Art has proved therapeutic for one Massapequa Park resident. Katie, a member of the Old Bethpage-based Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), displayed her work at a recent art exhibit. FREE, a not-for-profit agency that supports more than 3,500 individuals with different abilities on Long Island, … [Read More...]


New Chamber Era

The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new leader into the fold when long-time member and local accountant Susan Martin was sworn in as president at an installation dinner held at The Riviera Restaurant of Massapequa on June 26. Martin, who assumed the duties of her two-year term on July 1, replaces … [Read More...]


Successful Fashion Sense

This Massapequan proves ambition is in fashion. Jaime Duncan, a 2014 graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), recently received a Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence from the State University of New York (SUNY) system. She graduated summa cum laude from FIT with a bachelor of science in fashion … [Read More...]


Intestines Found Non-Human: Police

When intestines were found on the bay side of Tobay Beach in Massapequa, many suspected the worst. But according to police, the entrails found at around 12:46 p.m. today came from an animal, not a human being. Initial reports said the guts were found in a garbage can, but police later said it discovered in the … [Read More...]

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