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FOWL BALL

Dunning pitches LI Ducks to tight victory

The Ducks were in need of a win. After dropping two of three at home against the Sugar Land Skeeters over the weekend, they looked upon starting pitcher Jake Dunning to get them back on track. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Last week a group of Nassau Community College students brought donations to Last Hope, and then took a private tour. When kittens licked them, they were surprised their tiny tongues felt like sandpaper. Why would that be? More...

Library

AT YOUR LIBRARY THIS WEEK

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

Obituaries

Daniel Mormando Sr., 60-year East Massapequa resident, chef, tinkerer and family man

Daniel Mormando Sr., a longtime resident of Amityville/East Massapequa, and a devoted family man, died Dec. 1, 2017.  More...

Opinion

Reduced participation at the polls for school elections is a concern that must be addressed

A dramatic decline in the number of voters who headed to the polls to vote on their school budgets and elect school board trustees raises concern. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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PUBLIC COMMENTARY: NYS tax cap must be made permanent while GOP controls the Senate

New York State’s property tax cap, which has saved over $7.6 billion for School property taxpayers in just the first four years since its inception in 2012, is on the verge of becoming extinct. More...

Library and school budgets okayed; voters reject Massapequa School District's aquatic center bond

Residents headed to the polls Tues., May 15 to vote on their school budgets, elect school trustees and consider other propositions on the ballots.  Following are the local results:  •Amityville School District voters approved their bud More...

Memorial Day Parade in MPK

Sgt. Peter F. Colleran Post #7763 Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post #1066 are once again jointly conducting the Memorial Day Parade and Service in the Massapequas.  More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 25 •On Fri., May 25 at 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Let’s Talk. Join us for the library’s discussion group for senior citizens. All are welcome - no registration necessary. More...

 

People/Social

LI veterans join forces and visit military memorials in Washington

It was an unforgettable scene at Islip MacArthur Airport as teenage U.S. Naval Sea cadets lined up in Honor Guard formation to help send off 50 World War II and Korean War veterans on a memorial trip to Washington DC. More...

Make every day Memorial Day

US Code, Title 36, Subtitle 1, Part A, Chapter 1, section 116 designates Memorial Day a federal holiday to be celebrated on the last Monday of May. More...

Massapequa law teacher earns national recognition by American Lawyers Alliance

Daniel Bachman, a social studies teacher at Massapequa High School, has been named the American Lawyers Alliance Teacher of the Year. He was recognized for his work with the law program and mock trial team. 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, May 24   •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Bethpage Memorial Day Air Show at Jones Beach

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce that tickets to the Jones Beach Chalet at the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park are now available. More...

Saladino, Hand announce beaches open weekends beginning May 26

Town of Oyster Bay residents anxious to get their summer started a little early this year can visit certain Town of Oyster Bay beaches on weekends beginning Sat., May 26. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Invitation to Bidders BOARD OF EDUCATION Amityville Union Free School District PUBLIC NOTICE: is hereby given for separate sealed bids for: Additions and Alterations at Amityville Memorial High School. More...