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WEEKEND EVENTS

Friday, August 22 • Line Dancing with Sherry Palencia at the Massapequa Harbor Lane library 516-799-0770. •Teen Summer reading club closing party at the Massapequa Central Avenue library at 3 p.m. For information call 516-798-4607. More...

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Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Do you know that we have a fabulous and free Facebook network on Long Island for lost pets unlike any other? When an animal lover’s pet is missing, the search is heart wrenching and overwhelming. More...

Hot Laps

Twin 50’s for the NASCAR Modifieds and the INEX National Qualifier for the Legend Stock Cars highlighted the Riverhead Raceway program on Aug. 9, 2014. More...

Obituaries

Robert F. Blaesi, Massapequa resident, Army veteran, bus driver

Robert F. Blaesi, a resident of Massapequa, died July 9, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, LI. He was 65 years old. Mr. Blaesi was born on Feb. 2, 1949 in Mineola to Martin and Dorothy (Fisher) Blaesi. More...

Opinion

It will take more than law enforcement to solve drug problems in this country

A stunning reminder of the extent of the drug problem in our area came last week as Suffolk County announced the arrest of 22 subjects charging them in running a major drug ring on the South Shore of Long Island. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS - by Kevin Eastwood

Full Story

Oyster Bay Town Board should not pierce the state’s tax cap

Dear Editor: Regarding John Venditto and the Town of Oyster Bay piercing the property tax cap for the second year in a row: More...

Breaking News - 1:54 PM

Sergio's among 9 restaurants named in copyright lawsuit

By Carolyn JamesTwo local restaurants are among nine named in a lawsuit brought by The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). More...

MFD battles three-alarm blaze on Lois Place

Sun., Aug. 17, 2014: The Massapequa Fire Department assisted by the South Farmingdale and Wantagh Fire Departments responded to a house fire on Lois Place in Massapequa just after 10 p.m. yesterday. More...

 

People/Social

Danielle Lippman graduates U.S. Air Force training

Air Force Airman Danielle G. Lippman, a 2010 graduate of Massapequa High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Last chance for late general tax payers, says Receiver Stefanich

Receiver Stefanich advises Town of Oyster Bay property owners who missed paying their 2014 general taxes by the Aug. 11 deadline that they can still avoid additional interest and fees beyond the standard two percent late payment penalty. More...

Premier Care opens in Massapequa

N.C. Leg. Michael Venditto along with members of the Nassau County Police Medic Association recently attended the grand opening of Premier Care in Massapequa. More...

Library

At Your Library This Week

Massapequa523 CentralAvenue516-798-4607Massapequa Park40 Harbor Lane516-799-0770 More...

Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

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, August 21 More...

Dress your best for Good Sam’s 52nd Annual Ball Puttin’ on the Glitz Sept. 12

Good Samaritan Hospital Supporters will be “Puttin’ on the Glitz” at the 52nd Annual Ball on Fri., Sept. 12 from 7 p.m. More...

DHPAC presents Vanilla Fudge Farewell Tour September 5

The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center is pleased to present the Vanilla Fudge Farewell Tour, Sat., Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at just $40 to see one of the most in- fluential rock bands to hail from Long Island. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICEMASSAPEQUA WATERDISTRICTPUBLIC HEARING ONTHE PROPOSED REVENUES AND EXPENSESFOR 2015NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that, pursuant toTown Law §215, a public hearing will be held atDistrict Headquarters located at 84 Grand Avenue, More...

Poll

Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?