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Tiger Scouts of Den 3 visit Massapequa High School

In March, Tiger Scouts of Den 3 were treated to a demonstration of how Massapequa High School's newspaper is produced and a tour of the school's radio station. More...

FSD adopts revised budget; approves proposition to address soaring transportation costs

An unprecedented hike in the District More...

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Amityville School District Art Show at Sunrise Mall

April 4th - 10th, 2005

A display of the varied art work of Amityville School District students was exhibited at the Sunrise Mall the week of April 4-10 and featured hundreds of pieces of paintings, drawings, ceramics and glass. More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
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Saladino holds press conference with student journalists

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino (R,C,I-Massapequa) recently held a press conference with Farmingdale High School student journalists at the Farmingdale Public Library. More...

St. David's Men's Club holds meeting

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New Yorkers gets stronger FOI law

Good news this week that Governor George Pataki is signing a new and strengthened freedom of information law (FOI) for New York; a measure that will address some of the unconscionable delays in getting information that some within the public have exp More...

Public Commentary

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Social Security plan should be individual decision, not dictated by the government

Mr. Howell thinks that President Bush deserves credit for his handling of Social Security. I think he should have done it completely differently. More...

Proposal to reduce size of Plainedge School Board on ballot

Candidate seeks to limit board to five members

Should the Plainedge School Board be reduced from seven to five members? That is the question coming before voters in that district May 17. The proposition will be on the ballot together with the District More...

MPK Village survey outlines residents' views and concerns

Results are in from a survey sent to Massapequa Park residents and business owners in December 2004 by Mayor James Altadonna and the Village Board. More...


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A business beat item that appeared in the April 27 edition on The Best Ever Low Carb Cakes contained two errors. The owner More...

Tattoos in violation for children under 18

With warmer days and summer clothes coming into fashion, many teenagers are considering dressing their bodies with a colorful tattoo. More...



Postal Marines deliver smiles and motivation

Corporal James R. Buckley, a 22-year-old native of Massapequa, is nearing the end of his seven-month deployment here in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, yet mail call still excites him. More...

Pat Comiskey inducted into Long Island Junior Soccer League Veterans Hall of Fame

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Local Business owner Norma Recco

"Human Beings caring for other Human Beings"

The New York State Association of Health Care Providers is in its 30th year. The nonprofit trade association chartered in 1974 was organized at a grass roots level. More...


John J. Marchesano of Farmingdale

John J. Marchesano, of Farmingdale, died March 19, 2005. More...

Ida Kavic of Massapequa

Ida Kavic, of Massapequa, died March 25, 2005. More...

Katherine Farrell, Massapequa centenarian, dies

Katherine Farrell, 100, of Massapequa died April 7, 2005. She was born Katherine Casey in County Longford, Ireland and came to the United States at the age of 16 to further her education. More...


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