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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...]


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...]


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...]


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...]


Firefighters Turn Up The Heat

Fairway Market in Westbury played host and sponsor to the fourth annual barbecue competition of the Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center on July 1 to test the grilling skills of Nassau’s bravest, while delivering a message of summer BBQ safety. Six teams from Westbury, Bethpage, East Meadow, Malverne, … [Read More...]


Local Stars In City Play

Deborah Rupy has starred in more than a dozen plays over the last several years, but she has a special place in her heart for her upcoming show, The Caretaker of Corofin. “This story is based off something that happened to me when I was in college studying in Ireland,” Rupy, a Hicksville resident, said. “It’s stuck with … [Read More...]


More Than A Meal

Local food bank Island Harvest is helping to alleviate the issue of hunger on Long Island and Park Avenue Elementary School students recently voiced their gratitude to the charitable group. The Kids Weekend Backpack Program, started and run by Island Harvest, supports nearly 1,700 students across Long Island in 26 … [Read More...]

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