April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, April 20   •On Fri., April 20 at 4 p.m., the Central Avenue Library will have Maker Kits for Kids. You will spend 45 minutes using Ozobots, littleBits and Keva planks. More...

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Schools/Sports

Massapequa artists communicate and critique at Birch Lane

Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet aren’t the only artists that students at Birch Lane Elementary School in the Massapequa School District look up to. They also want to emulate their older peers at Massapequa High School.  More...

Sixth-graders at Berner are clued in to Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was the theme of a breakout activity for sixth-graders at Berner Middle School in the Massapequa School District. More...

Harry Potter inspires friendly competition

The fictional-turned-real game of Quidditch came to Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa School District, as children competed in Harry Potter-inspired competitions during their physical education classes.   More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 516-798-4607  Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 516-799-0770   More...

Opinion

It’s time MSD trustees lead by example

The feud between two Massapequa School Board trustees, Gary Baldinger and Brian Butler, as reported on Page 3 of this week’s paper, is a sad instance of a breakdown in respect and civil discourse that should never be. More...

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President Donald Trump plans to make drugs affordable again

PUBLIC COMMENTARY:

During his State of the Union address, President Trump pledged to drive down drug prices.  That’s a worthy goal. More...

Spinosa and Begandy take oaths of Office in MPK Village

The Massapequa Park Village Installation and Organization meeting was like a gather of friends and family. More...

Massapequa School trustees embroiled in squabble over alleged harassment

Massapequa School District Board of Education Trustee Brian Butler recently filed a criminal complaint against Trustee Gary Baldinger following what Butler described as “a threat of physical assault” against him, and has reached out to Ne More...

 

People/Social

Plainedge grad completes basic training for national guard

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Patrick T. More...

Oyster Bay recognizes local women during National Women’s History Month

The Town of Oyster Bay recently recognized several women during National Women’s History Month.  March was designated by Congress as Women’s History Month in 1987 to celebrate women of character, courage, commitment and achievement.& More...

FHS student Briant DeFelice signs on with LIU Post

Farmingdale High School senior Briant DeFelice signed his commitment letter to play football at Long Island University Post with the LIU Post Pioneers. The Pioneers are a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II team. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

April 15, the traditional Tax Day that conjures up so much anxiety, just passed. By the waytime’s up. Your taxes are late if you didn’t file for an extension. What does this reminder have to do with dogs or cats? 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, April 19   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Massapequa Fire Department to hold annual blood drive Monday

The Massapequa Fire Department is holding its annual blood drive in remembrance of Heather Pendergast, daughter of Penny Pendergast and Ex-Chief Thomas Pendergast of the Massapequa Fire Department. More...

American Legion Post 1634 encourages community to wear a red poppy on National Poppy Day

Wear a poppy to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice and support the future of veterans, active-duty military and their families for generations to come.   More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

PUBLIC HEARING CALENDAR NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING BY THE ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 246, Article III, Section 246-18-E of the Code of the Town of Oyster Bay, notice is hereby given that More...