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Newly elected Senator John Brooks named to agriculture and mental health committees

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Although certain types of cats have exotic names like “Bombay” or “Bengal,” these two plus about 28 additional cat breeds originated in the United States. More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice.  THURSDAY, January 19   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Black History Month celebration highlights for LI State Parks

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce Black History Month 2017 at your Long Island State Parks.  The month-long celebration highlights some of America’s notable African Americans an More...

Jones Beach bandshell proposals for summer 2017 season

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Long Island Region, is requesting proposals to provide programs at the Bandshell at Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh on pre-selected Monday nights during the summer of 2017. More...

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Public Notices

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Notice of formation of Hyaline Alpha Capital LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on (date filed). Office located in Suffolk County. More...

Breaking News - 1/19/2017 10:07 AM

Newly elected Sen. John Brooks holds first press conference - Free Access

Following his surprise victory over incumbent Republican New York State Sen. Michael Venditto in November, Sen. John Brooks iheld a press conference on Monday outlining some of his priorities and what he views as the needs of his district. More...

Residents to MPK Village Board: Fix our roads! Board considering plan to expand road projects

The Massapequa Park Village Board held its first meeting of 2017 and an organized group of residents living on Glengariff Road and Brooklyn Avenue attended to complain about the condition of their streets.  More...

Residents urged to keep fire hydrants clear of snow this winter

Long Island experienced its first snowstorm of the year, and it’s likely that it will see more before the end of the winter season. More...

 

People/Social

Ellie Egher, M.H.S student, wins first place in PTA Reflections contest

Ellie Egher, a student at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus, won first place in the high school literature category for the 2016 PTA Reflections contest.  More...

Please meet local scholars:

•Kyle Fehn of Massapequa and Ryan Schenck of Farmingdale were inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society at Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts.  More...

Islanders talk teamwork at Birch Lane Elementary School

Students at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District learned about teamwork and cooperation from people who know a little something about being part of a team, as three players from the New York Islanders visited on Nov. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Adames, East Massapequa resident, corrections officer and veteran

Gladys Adames, a resident of East Massapequa and the mother of Juan Leon, an Amityville School District trustee, died Dec. 16, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital, Bethpage. She was 62 years old.  Ms. More...

Opinion

Spirit of law to protect youthful offenders should be considered

A story that made the news last week was about a 17-year-old Massapequa youth who was charged with defacing public property. He spray painted swastikas on a wall and bench in Brady Park in Massapequa Park.  More...

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MSD voters should reject those who support district reconfiguration plan

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

Dear Editor: More...