In a week where there was a shocking arrest as part of a Long Island wide heroin sweep, we also had a bust in the vandalism incidents that blanketed Massapequa a few weeks ago.
On the political front, we learned about two potential candidates for the Massapequa School Board as we approach budget season. We also remembered a solemn anniversary.
Here's a look back:
When law enforcement officials announced Tuesday that a major heroin ring had been busted on Long Island, there was a Among those arrested was Dana Sollecito, 23, an employee of , who allegedly sold the drug in the parking lot of the restaurant. Also among those charged by the U.S. Attorney included a former Suffolk County Marine Bureau officer.
There was another arrest announced on Tuesday that impacted Massapequa. A Farmingdale teen was chargedthat left more than 20 vehicles damaged on a Sunday morning.
The began in earnest this week as the Massapequa Committee for Education and Fiscal Responsibility announced support for two challengers to the seats currently held by Board President Maryanne Fisher and Secretary Thomas Caltabiano. Although no candidate had officially filed to run, MCEFR Vice President Joseph Marsh and treasurer Dianne Sheffield announced plans to do do.
Finally, the Village of Massapequa Park marked a sad anniversary as the friendly fire was remembered.