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Rain doesn't stop Kayla Knight from being crowned Miss Wantagh

Kayla Knight, 16, is all smiles after being

(Credit: Marlo Jappen)

Rain following the Wantagh Fourth of July parade did not dampen the spirits of the eight teens in gowns and sashes waiting to hear who would be crowned Miss Wantagh.

The ceremony was held in the auditorium of Wantagh Elementary School Friday. The pageant winner is usually crowned outside the school, but due to the weather forecast it was held indoors for only the second time in the pageant’s...

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