Anton Media Group editors and staff earned six New York Press Association (NYPA) Better Newspaper Contest awards for 2016.
- Christy Hinko and Alex Nuñez earned second place in Best Real Estate/Home Section for “Real Estate Guide, Fall 2015” in Floral Park Dispatch. Hinko also earned second place in Sports Feature Photos for “Cooperstown: The All-American Town,” a glance at the baseball mecca in Floral Park Dispatch.
- Matt Bodkin earned first place in Editorial Cartoon for “Common Core” in Massapequa Observer.
- Jennifer Fauci earned second place in News Story for “An Entire Town Comes Together in the Wake of the Murder of a Young NYPD Cop” in Massapequa Observer and also earned honorable mention in Coverage of the Arts for “A Detailed Look Behind the Scenes of the World’s Greatest Kickline, The Radio City Rockettes” in Long Island Weekly.
- Stephen Romano earned second place in Sports Feature for “Bottom of the Ninth for Little League?” in Floral Park Dispatch.