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MASSAPEQUA SENIOR AWARDS 2014

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Plainedge H.S. sports marketing students go behind the scenes at Madison Square Garden

The Plainedge High School sports marketing students received a “behind the scenes” look at the newly renovated Madison Square Garden. More...

New York Retired Volunteer Firefighters Assoc. seeks new members

The New York Retired Volunteer Firefighters Association (NYRVFA) is currently seeking new members who wish to stay connected with the companies and firefighters with whom they served. More...

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Hot Laps

Riverhead Raceway competitor Rob McCormick started the New Year off right by capturing second place in the Hangover 150 Enduro Race at Showtime Speedway in Florida on Jan. 1, 2015. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets

Get ready! The 139th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is less than three weeks away. In recent years there have been two press conferences - one in January and one in February - with previews of new breeds and what to expect in the show. More...

Obituaries

Andrew Koop, U.S. Coast Guard veteran and former Amityville School District employee

Andrew C. Koop, a longtime resident of Amityville Village and graduate of Amityville High School, Class of 1937, died in Goffstown, New Hampshire, Jan. 19, 2015. He was 95 years old. Mr. Koop was born in Brooklyn, the son of Henry C. More...

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Public Notices

Notice is hereby giventhat a license, number 1283637, for beer,wine and liquor has beenapplied for by the undersigned to sell beer, wineand liquor at retail in a restaurant under the AlcoholicBeverage Control Law at312 Jericho Tpke, Syosset,NY 11791, More...

Winter WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, January 30 •Family anonymous Self Help Program 8 p.m. St. Rose of Lima RC Church Merrick Rd. and Bayview Ave., Massapequa. For info., call 516- 799-4049. More...

 

People/Social

Sen. Venditto honors local Massapequa resident Kelly Hastings, MFD Junior Explorer

New York State Senator Michael Venditto, (R, C, I- Massapequa) recently honored Kelly Hastings of the Massapequa Fire Department Junior Explorer Post 630 at the annual installation dinner of the Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association. More...

Farmingdale elementary school students sing at winter concert

More than 200 students at Farmingdale School District Woodward Parkway Elementary School recently performed several songs from all around the world to entertain family and friends during the annual Winter Concert.The three-day concert featured the sc More...

Eric Harrison honored for achieving Eagle Scout rank

Senator Michael Venditto (R-8th Senate District) recently honored Eric Harrison Worme of Massapequa for attaining the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. 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, January 29•Amityville Rotary Weekly meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Now accepting applications for DEC’s Summer Camp Program

The New York State Department of En-vironmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting online applications for its 68th Annual Summer Camp Program, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced.  The 2015 camp season begins June 28. More...

“Wonders of the Rainforest” at Tackapausha Museum

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced a family-friendly Wonders of the Rainforest program will take place at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve, Sat., Jan. 31, 1 p.m. More...

Opinion

Give in to the forces of winter and enjoy the glory of snow

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By the time you are reading this newspaper, the storm will be over and we will be in the midst of cleaning up and clearing out. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

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Public corruption has reached a tipping point

On Wednesday afternoon, all eyes were on Gov. Cuomo’s “2015 Opportunity Agenda” – a presentation outlining his policy vision andfinancial plan for the coming year. ByThursday morning, that presentation was a distant memory. More...