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Massapequa, NY 11758, USA

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Rotary Honors Local Veterans

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:00:57 -0800

In celebration of Veteran’s Day, the Farmingdale Breakfast Rotary chose to mark the occasion by welcoming Lieutenant Colonel Gary Dolan, a heralded U.S. Army Ranger and Vietnam War veteran, to its ranks. Vice President Dan Aldieri said that his fellow members feel he is “a worthy representative” and that he “posesses qualities that exemplify the true spirit of Rotary in public, business, social ...

MHS Anti-drug Programs

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:10:37 -0800

As headlines on heroin addiction splash across the media—heightening parents’ fears and concerns on how to protect their children—there’s one centralized place where parents can turn for information and resources on how to keep their children safe. Massapequa Takes Action (MTA) is a group that connects school, parents and community to receive the education needed […]

Spreading toxic plume of water emanating from historic NY defence plant sparks concerns

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:15:55 -0800

BETHPAGE, N.Y. - A decades-long toxic cleanup around the former aerospace plant that helped land a man on the moon is getting renewed scrutiny after groundwater tests showed a potential carcinogen spreading ...

A sweeping regional response to confront growing threat of discarded pharmaceuticals entering landfills, bays and ...

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:26:16 -0800

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To confront and halt what experts are calling the growing environmental threat of discarded pharmaceuticals finding their way into our bays, estuaries and landfills, a Long Island wide program designed to capture and properly dispose of...

Nassau County PBA, SOA and DAI Host Food Drive to Assist Veterans in Need

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:47:00 -0800

­ MINEOLA, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 11, 2014 the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association, Superior Officers Association and the Nassau County Police Department Detectives ...

‘Heroin High': Part 2 (Aired 10/08/09)

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:52:28 -0800

MASSAPEQUA, Long Island (PIX11) - Eighteen-year-old Natalie Ciappa—a former cheerleader and honors student—fell into heroin use in her early teens, after being introduced to pills at a party. The painkillers are opiates, which get expensive to buy, so many Long Island teens were turning to the similar high of heroin, which was much cheaper to […]

‘Heroin High': Part 1 (Aired 10/08/2009)

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:49:04 -0800

HUNTINGTON STATION, Long Island (PIX11) - In 2009, I heard an alarming statistic from Caroline Sullivan, then a director at Daytop Village in Huntington Station, Long Island. She told me that paramedics were responding to three heroin overdoses a day in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Many of the ODs involved high school kids or people in their early 20’s. Even if they survived one heroin overdose ...