Community News

Pumpkin decorating goes digital at Birch

To celebrate Halloween and increase their technology proficiency, fourth-graders at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District created digital jack-o-lanterns. The students used Google Slides on their Chromebooks, and were able to customize their pumpkins by selecting the mouth, eyes, accessories and other components. They also wrote short stories about
Community News

A familiar face fights fire with local heroes

Sirens blared in the distance and flashing lights quickly came into view as the Bellport Fire Department swiftly responded to a couch burn demonstration at Kreamer Street Elementary School in the South Country Central School District. As part of the Fire Prevention Month event, students across grade levels gathered outside of the school building as […]
Community News

A noteworthy duet of music and technology

An energized audience of sixth-grade students filled the auditorium at Samoset Middle School in the Sachem Central School District for a recent assembly led by Brent Daniels, an award-winning composer, producer, sound designer and recording artist. Daniels, whose most recent work has appeared in numerous notable movie trailers, wowed students with his ability to improvise

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert October’s Charity of the Month is: The Maurer Foundation                      The Maurer Foundation is a local nonprofit organization that has been serving the community for over 20 years. Their mission is to save lives through breast health education that focuses on breast cancer […]
Community News

Timothy Hill’s Open House

Timothy Hill is a non-profit organization that offers group home and transitional living programs that are dedicated to creating hospitable, Christ-centered communities, where lives are renewed and restored through love. Timothy Hill opened up its doors for the first time in 1980 and has been a safe haven for hundreds of children during desperate times […]
Community News


Turn in Unused or Expired Meds for Safe Disposal Massapequa Takes Action Coalition has rescheduled its bi-annual Drug Take Back Day to Saturday, November 3rd from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Massapequa High School East Driveway – District Office Parking Lot. Residents and parents can help prevent prescription drug misuse by turning in unused […]