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Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing at State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that several Long Island State Parks will remain open during the nighttime hours for viewing of the Perseids Meteor Shower on the evening of Sunday, August 12th, 2018. Peak viewing times are predawn, August 13th, 2018. There will be no […]
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Champions

This Massapequa Coast 11U Williamsport baseball team for the second year in a row won District 31 & Section 4 Championships, this qualified them for the New York State Tournament. They placed 3rd overall in the state and also became Long Island Champions. 
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Summer Prep

Academic goals and social-emotional learning in a small group setting are emphasized in Smithtown Central School District’s six-week Extended School Year Program. This summer, 95 students in grades 1-8 are enrolled in the program housed at Smithtown Elementary School for six weeks. The theme for this year’s program is “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” and students […]
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Lava Lesson

Second-graders enrolled in the summer program at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District participated in a hands-on lesson on July 31. After learning about volcanoes, the students worked in small groups to create their own mini volcanoes. Using baking soda, vinegar, red food coloring and dish soap, the students even had […]
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Carnival Celebration

Massapequa School District’s Summer Recreation Program celebrated Carnival Day on Aug. 3, an annual event that both campers and counselors enjoy. Carnival Day was held at each of the program’s six locations. Activities included water slides, bounce houses, potato sack races, arts and crafts, limbo, face painting and more. High school and college-age counselors came […]
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All Sports Summer Camp

About 140 Connetquot school district campers, coaches and counselors took part in the 2018 All-Sports Camp experience held from July 9-Aug. 3 at both Edward J. Bosti and Edith L. Slocum elementary schools. At Bosti, physical education teachers Michael Konsevich and Michael Oldis put together a fun-filled program that taught the students basic skills in […]
In Step with Jamie Lynn

In Swim: A Note from Norty

By: Norton von Spudley   Hi there readers! This is Norton von Spudley, flitting in for my mommy, Miss Jamie Lynn Ryan, famed columnist and editor extraordinaire {she made me write that}. You may recall my name being mentioned from time to time in a handful of articles, but I’ve never been given the opportunity […]
Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

August’s Charity of the Month: Scanlon’s Traveling Salon   Scanlon’s Traveling Salon is run by Eileen Scanlon, a fellow New Yorker and Licensed Cosmetologist, whose mission is to cultivate a community based on kindness, respect and equality. With its catchy slogan, Where Style Comes to You, Scanlon’s Traveling Salon serves an abundance of people across […]