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A Dining Destination

New eateries make Post Avenue a foodie’s dream Westbury is on its way to becoming a dining destination. This year we have seen the emergence of several new cafes and the return of an old favorite. We now have two new places where we can get ice cream and frozen yogurt, and cafes where we can savor food from the Dominican … [Read More...]

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Book Fairs Provide Enrichment

For many kids, reading might not be the first thing on their summer “to-do” lists. This causes a problem for teachers, who must help students readjust to learning once they return to school in the fall. But Westbury’s SEPTA is helping eliminate that gap with their summer book fairs, which provide reading material to … [Read More...]

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Scout Receives Gold Award

Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently recognized Diani Williams, a recent graduate of Westbury High School and incoming student at Nassau Community College, for earning the Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award within the Girl Scouts Movement. In order to be eligible for a Gold Award, a Girl Scout must have … [Read More...]

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A Gym For People Of All Ages

Mark Doyle has been a gym rat for most of his life. Big Al’s Family Fitness, located at 51 Frost St. in Westbury, offers the retired professional all he could ask for in a gym including state of the art Cybex machines, elliptical machines, treadmills and stationary bikes. “I am a general workout type of guy and I’m not … [Read More...]

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Crazy For Code

Local youngsters will soon become masters of the web, thanks to a new coding class at the Westbury Memorial Public Library. Matthew Kates, an information technology aide at the library, is currently teaching a four-week class for teens on the basics of HTML and CSS. The class meets once a week for an hour, and by the end … [Read More...]

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Retirees, Volunteers Honored

The Carle Place Union Free School District and the board of education paid tribute to retirees, volunteers and a corporate ally during the June 11 board of education meeting. Retirees were presented with certificates and thanked for their service by Superintendent David Flatley. District volunteers were recognized with … [Read More...]

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A Passion For Poultry

Jimmy Madonna still remembers the first customers that walked into his dad’s Chicken Delight store on Post Avenue  50 years ago. “I was 10 years old and at the counter. The first customers were a father and son, they looked like they were blue collar workers,” Jimmy recalled. “After that, it took off a lot.” Decades … [Read More...]

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