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Monday Night Football

Connetquot Central School District students in grades six through nine recently took part in a series of free football clinics, “Monday Night Football,” during the summer in an effort to improve basic skills, conditioning and work on team-building drills. Varsity football coach Mike Hansen and
Poets' Corner

I Have Too Many Cats

By: Gail Apple Gardner   I have too many cats this is true took another one in when I knew That my husband would really be mad so I tried to force tears and look sad First he said no but then he said yes he knows me I easily stress I know it’s not […]
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Kamp Kiwanis

The Kiwanis Club of Lindenhurst sponsored six children for a week of fun and adventure at Kamp Kiwanis in upstate New York.  Pictured are four of those happy Kampers – Tyler, Heidie, Gianna and Ayleen – along with Lindenhurst Kiwanians, Ralph Somma, Paula Vidal, Angela Petri, Garry Biggs and Chuck Hager.
Helping You Help Others

Helping You Help Others

July’s Charity of the Month   Coastal Steward Long Island is a local non-profit that is dedicated to restoring and preserving Long Island’s coastline through education, community action and raising public awareness. They hope to foster a caring connection between Long Island residents and their shoreline to create future generations of coastal stewards. Below is […]
In Step with Jamie Lynn

Inspiration 101

By: Jamie Lynn Ryan I recently had the opportunity to speak to a small group of high school students with an interest in writing during a one-week digital journalism camp held at Hofstra University. Not quite sure what to expect, I brought samples of our newspaper and magazine, along with a brief bio of myself, […]
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In the Mix

Fifth-graders at East Islip’s John F. Kennedy and Ruth C. Kinney schools celebrated the end of their elementary education at a PTA-sponsored fifth-grade mixer in June.  “It was wonderful to see the community united, and to see how much fun everyone had together,” said JFK Principal Deborah Smith. “The entertaining DJ even encouraged the future […]
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Exciting Transition

While attending an orientation at Robert Frost Middle School, Deer Park fifth-graders met with administrators and guidance counselors, who described a typical sixth-grade schedule and described how the incoming sixth-graders can successfully make the most of their middle school experience.  The students also went on a tour of the building led by National Junior Honor […]
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Athletes Develop Skills

Athletic facilities in the Massapequa School District are busy this summer, as hundreds of children are participating in the popular sports camp program. The camps began the last week of June and run through early August, with offerings in more than a dozen sports. Camps are led by district coaches with support from current and […]