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Voters head to polls and approve school budgets handily

More than 99 percent of all school district’s in New York State approved their budgets on Tues., May 17, and locally voters approved all of their school budgets, all of which met the New York State Tax cap that sets a limit on the tax levies. More...

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Massapequa sixth grader wins grand prize in Black History Month essay contest

East Lake sixth-grader Jacqueline Paduano always loved to write, and her passion for the art shined through when she was awarded the grand prize of Optimum Community’s inaugural Black History Month essay contest. More...

Massapequa girls hoops fall to Baldwin in County final

Massapequa girls varsity basketball’s successful season has come to an end. More...

‘Pequa, Dalers and Plainedge shine at NYS D1 wrestling championships

Long Island wrestling has the reputation of producing some of the finest talent that the state can produce, and at the 2016 state finals, Long Island put on a show. 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 26 •Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Spiritual meditation program offered in series of presentations

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is offering programs entitled, Living from Our Core, part one and Meditation and the Nature of Mind, Consciousness and Thought, a four-part meditation series with speaker Andrew Vidich, PhD. More...

Audition for Nutcracker

Auditions for the children’s roles in New York Dance Theatre’s 2016 production of The Nutcracker will be held Sun., June 5, 1 p.m. at the Frank Ohman School of Ballet in Commack. More...

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Notice of formation of Vine & Dine, LLC. More...

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Toddler gorillas showcase at Bronx Zoo - Free Access

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The baby western lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) born at the Bronx Zoo in 2014 and 2015 are a year older and ready for summer. More...

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Free innoculations for your pets - Free Access

N.C. Exec. Edward P. Mangano, and N.C. Department of Health and the Town of Hempstead will partner to offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets. More...

Spring Weekend Events

Friday, May 27 •On Fri., May 27, at 1 p.m., the Harbor Lane Library will have Let’s Talk Senior Discussion Group. Massapequa Park, 40 Harbor Lane, 516-799-0770. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa HS teacher Kathleen Frontino named “Distinguished Teacher 2016”

Massapequa High School biology and forensics teacher Kathleen Frontino has been named a Distinguished Teacher of 2016 by the Harvard Club of Long Island. More...

Anthony Morano: Spirit of Community finalist recognized by Mayor Jeffrey Pravato

Mayor Jeffrey P. Pravato recognized Anthony Morano, a Massapequa Park resident and a senior at Massapequa High School, who was a Distinguished Finalist in the New York State 21st Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program. More...

N. Massapequa student to tour with Northwestern Symphonic Band

Alysha Daniel, of North Massapequa, a student at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, will tour with the college’s Symphonic Band in central Iowa performing a joint concert with the Marshalltown High School bands, giving a concert at The More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

In the movie, Michelle Pfeiffer was “Married to the Mob,” which caused her lots of trouble. More...

Opinion

Law to limit parole makes sense

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A story in this week’s edition discusses the hope of some of our lawmakers, and the families who have lost a loved one through a violent crime, that the state legislature will change the law to reduce the number of times violent offenders can a More...

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Like everything else in life, America has to position itself for recovery

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Good fishing requires positioning. Baiting your hook and dropping it in a place where there are fish is a start to successful fishing. More...