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Toga Day at Massapequa’s Fairfield Elementary

Dressed in Grecian togas and grape leaf crowns, Massapequa’s Fairfield Elementary School sixth graders celebrated Toga Day, a fun, interactive school tradition in which students bring to life the ancient civilizations they learn in the classroo More...

Massapequ student Elizabeth Schafer awarded third place in Design-A-Card contest

Elizabeth Schafer, a ninth-grade student from Yoshana Silver’s Spanish class at Massapequa High School- Ames Campus, was awarded third place in the high school category of this year’s AATSP-LI Design-AFernández Card contest. More...

Mike DiTrani recognized for serving as president of Massapequa Little League

Village of Masssapequa Park Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato recognized Mike DiTrani, who recently stepped down as president of Massapequa International Little League. Pravato thanked DiTrani and his family for his leadership and service to the community. 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, July 23 More...

Councilwoman Alesia reminds residents of “One Town, One Book” underway

Special events scheduled thtroughout summer to commemorate “Alice in Wonderland” anniversary

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced that the One Town, One Book: Oyster Bay Reads program is underway in the Town of Oyster Bay. More...

Science of Spirituality Meditation Center announces wellness workshops

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is offering a two-part workshop including: •Becoming the Love that We Are as Soul; Importance, Technique and Practice of Meditation •Putting Love into Action; Importance and Practice of Leading More...

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Massapequa's remember Korean War - Free Access

Event held in Massapequa Park today

July 26:Veterans organizations from throughout Nassau County gathered today to recognze the 62nd anniversary of the end of the Korean War. More...

Summer Weekend Events

Saturday, July 25 • S.T.O.P. collection will be held at the Old Bethpage Solid Waste Disposal Complex, 101 Bethpage Sweet Hollow Road in Old Bethpage. For info., call 516-677-5943 or visit www.oysterbaytown.com. More...

 

People/Social

Assemblyman Saladino attends Blue & Gold Ceremony for Scout Pack 5

New York State Assemblyman Joe Saladino recently attended the Blue and Gold Ceremony for the cub scouts of Pack 5 in Massapequa. More...

Farmingdale State College dean wins prestigious Fulbright Award

Dr. Lorraine Greenwald, dean of international education and programs at Farmingdale State College, has been selected by the J. More...

Anthony Uberti named director of advanced practice for Good Samaritan Hospital

Massapequa resident Anthony Uberti, PA-C, has been appointed director of advanced practice professionals at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

During the advance excitement about the publication of Harper Lee’s long lost book, her masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird, the book and movie got so much attention. More...

Obituaries

June Lester, former Lindenhurst resident and parishioner of St. John’s Lutheran Church

June Lester, a resident of the Bristal Assisted Living in Massapequa and a former longtime resident of Lindenhurst, died June 4, 2015. She was 92 years old. Mrs. More...

Meeting for Widowed Men & Women to be held July 20

St. Monica’s Guild of Suffolk for Widowed Men and Women will meet Mon., July 20, 1 p.m. at the West Islip Library, 3 Higbie Ln., West Islip. For information, call 631-581-0466. More...

Opinion

Cuomo’s minimum wage proposal for fast food workers leaves critical workers behind

GUEST EDITORIAL

by Stephen D. Wangel More...

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Why not celebrate Christmas in July?

Dear Editor: Do you ever wish we could celebrate Christmas more than one time a year with the songs, stories, movies and decorations that are so much a part of the holiday? Well, we can. More...