It was one of the more tragic weeks we've encountered in recent memory in the Massapequa area. The victim was identified in a mysterious death, while a Massapequa Park man lost his life in a fire. There was a weapons arrest and concerns about LIPA's future.
Here's a look back.
The mystery around a body found in front of a home on Ocean Avenue in Massapequa deepened as the victim was identified as Irene Luetje, a North Massapequa woman who went missing in January.
Tere was another tragedy Wednesday, as an early morning fire keft a Massapequa Park man dead. Neighbors said bystanders tried to get the man to jump from the second floor of the burning home, but lost contact with him.
Four people were arrested early Tuesday after cops said they found a gun, burglar tools and ski masks in a suspicous vehicle on Sunrise Highway.
As LIPA officials try to find ways to improve their response following major storms like Sandy, Massapequa Park Mayor James Altadonna asked the utility's Chief financial officer some pointed questions about their upcoming agreement with PSE&G.
While there was way too much bad news this pat week, Massapequans were able to cheer the Chiefs Girls Basketball team, that advanced in the Class AA playoffs.