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On this November's ballot: Should public officials, guilty of violating public trust, lose their pensions?

New York State voters will have an opportunity to approve a change to the NYS Constitution permitting the reduction or revocation of a public pension for an official convicted of a felony related to a violation of the public trust.  More...

Massapequa School Board holds first budget meeting; next meeting March 2

The Massapequa Board of Education held its first budget discussion at a Feb. More...

Winter Weekend Events

Friday, February 24   More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Please meet the 2016 local scholars

•John Carroll, of Massapequa, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 at Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts.  More...

LI runs for prostate cancer and Massapequa athletes win awards

Congratulations go to Massapequa athletes Anita Von Himmel, Robert Modica, Eddie Modica and Toni Gleason, each of whom won an award in the Integrated Medical Foundation Blue Ribbonve Kilometer Run for Prostate Cancer®, held at Syosset-Woodbury Commun More...

Joe and Michelle Greico of Massapequa score in 24th annual Rob’s Run

Congratulations go to Massapequa runners Joe Grieco and his sister Michele Grieco, both of whom scored with awards in the 24th annual edition of New York Blood Center’s Rob’s Run a five Kilometer Cross Country race held in the trails in and around St More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

My friend’s two cats- Pitty Pat and Margaret- are not thrilled about each other, but do share affection for a particular condiment- olives. They knock them off the table, swat them and rub against the top of the olives too. More...

Obituaries

Providence (Zee) Sarcia, Massapequa resident, caregiver

Throughout her life, Providence (Zee) Sarcia cared for others. As a young girl, she helped the family during the Great Depression, and later took a job as a seamstress. More...

Opinion

Road improvements can’t be willy nilly

If we were to survey residents about their concerns with local government, we are sure that taxes and the condition of roads would be a priority. Yet, one impacts directly on the other.  More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Eastwood’s cartoon on the Vatican wall challenged by readers

Dear Editor:  I didn’t get Kevin Eastwood’s cartoon about the Vatican at first. He seems to be saying that it is hypocritical of Catholic priests--or is this supposed to be Pope Francis?--to urge the U.S. More...

Nassau residents approve BOCES purchase of Carman Road School

By a vote of 2,184 to 223, Nassau County residents approved Nassau BOCES’ public vote to purchase the Carman Road School in Massapequa Park for $9 million. More...

MPK Village street fair set -one day only

Massapequa Park’s Annual Street Fair will become a one-day event. In a change from previous years, the 2017 renewal will be held on Sun., Aug. 6 only. Traditionally the fair was held on both Saturday and Sunday.  More...

 

People/Social

Checking your roof should be a “top” priority

It may not be a sexy item to consider, but inspecting the condition of your home’s roof is something all homeowners should check off their “to do” list. More...

Simplify your life—de-clutter your home

(NAPS)—Even the cleanest home will look messy if it’s not properly organized. Jule Eller, director of trend and style at Lowe’s, says there are a few simple ways to declutter your home and make your space look tidy. More...

Reducing The Risk of Accidents in the Bathroom

(StatePoint) You may think of your bathroom as a relaxing oasis. Unfortunately, bathrooms are actually the site of 200,000 injuries annually nationwide, according to the National Safety Council. More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Events & Calendar

Breaking News - 10:41 AM

March 2 Massapequa School Board meeting cancelled - Free Access

The Massapequa School Board meeting originally scheduled for Thurs., March 2 has been cancelled. Budget presentations #1 and #2 will be given at a meeting on Thurs., March 16. More...

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, February 23   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Plainedge School District to survey students to determine any interest in breakfast program

The Plainedge School District will be conducting a survey of parents and guardians of the students in kindergarten through fifth grade, who attend the Schwarting, East Plain or JH West Schools, to determine if there is any interest in a school breakf More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF SALE Supreme Court County Of Nassau Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Successor by Merger to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., Plaintiff AGAINST Linda M. More...