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Town Clerk Labriola honors local scout

Oyster Bay Town Clerk Steve Labriola and Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla recently visited with John Curcio as he organized and assisted with fixing a fence at Wantagh Park as part of his project working towards the coveted rank of Eagle Scout. More...

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Hearing scheduled on improvements to south Farmingdale water district

Proposed improvements to the South Farmingdale Water District will be the subject of a Tuesday, August 24, public hearing by the Oyster Bay Town Board, according to Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone. More...

Massapequa Federation of Teachers holds awards ceremony

On June 8, the Massapequa Federation of Teachers (MFT), a union representing over 650 teachers and secretaries, sponsored its annual awards ceremony. More...


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, August 5
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FSD issues public service call to fill vacancy on Board of Ed

School Board of Education Trustee Marie Colalucci has announced her decision to retire from the Board of Education. More...

Local folks in the news

Comptroller Weitzmann discusses Nassau's new Rx card

Nassau County Comptroller Howard Weitzmanm right, and Massapequa resident Brian Bailey talk about the benefits of the new NassauRx prescription discount card during the Comptroller's recent informational visit to the Massapequa LIRR station. More...

Dominican Sisters celebrate 150 years of service

For a century and a half, the sisters of Saint Dominic have helped the poor, educated the young and tended to the needs of the elderly. More...



Annual Stand for Children Day held

Town Clerk Steve Labriola and Councilwoman Rose Marie Walker join with the Child Care Council of Nassau County and their annual Stand for Children Day held at the Margo O More...

Scholars in the News

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Massapequa girl scout troop wins National Award for best Community Service Project

Girls Scout Troop #2403 of Birch Lane School, Massapequa Park, has won a national award in Colgate-Palmolive More...


Emil Coppola, Massapequa Community Leader

When Nassau County announced that it was going to sell a piece of land in East Massapequa for the construction of a BJs Wholesale Food store, Emil Coppola, a longtime civic leader, went into action, effectively working to defeat the proposal. More...


The promise of August

Midsummer, when waves rise from scalding sidewalks and spill on to the beaches More...

NYS passes landmark anti-terrorism laws

The New York State Senate and Assembly recently passed landmark anti-terrorism legislation, which I co-sponsored, that will dramatically increase the protections afforded to all New Yorkers, as well as the resources available to law enforcement offic More...

Reader: A vote for Bush is a vote for the downfall of USA

The Beacon on July 15, 2004 published a letter "A vote for Bush is a vote for American security". More...


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