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Amityville School District

voters turn down budget proposal and capital improvement fund

The Amityville School Board will be meeting this week to decide what steps it will take in light of the defeat of its school budget last week. The budget went down 720 to 646. More...

Events & Calendar

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...

Obituaries

Robert Magee, 31-year Massapequa FD Member

Robert W. Magee was active in Massapequa More...

Martha Wuest, 50-year Massapequa Park Resident

Martha Wuest, who lived in Massapequa Park for 50 years, died April 24, 2005 at the Villa Teresa Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She was active in the Massapequa community and her home in Pompano Beach, Florida. More...

Anne Bihary, Longtime Farmingdale School Teacher

For 40 years Anne S. Bihary served her community as a teacher. For 38 of those years she worked in the Farmingdale School District after working first at an upstate private school. More...

Massapequa residents okay budget;

school proposal fails in Farmingdale

They may be close in proximity, but neighboring Massapequa and Farmingdale had election night results that couldn More...

Plainedge voters defeat budget; proposal

to reduce size of school board goes down

Following a tense, hour-long tally, the Plainedge School District announced that it More...

 

People/Social

Pequans in the

Fifth grader donates to Locks of Love

Amanda Geraghty, of Massapequa Park, a 10-year-old fifth grader at Birch Lane Elementary School, recently donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, an organization that provides wigs for children who are undergoing treatment for cancer and have More...

MPK graduate student receives Distinguished Performance award

Long Island University President David Steinberg greeted graduate student Jessica Bertalon at her reception for award recipients at the Tilles Center, C.W. Post Campus. More...

Casey Fitzsimons, Schwarting student awarded for Young Author’s Contest

Casey Fitzsimons, a fifth grader at Schwarting Elementary School in the Plainedge School District, is one of the winners of the Nassau Reading Council More...

Opinion

Editorial

The absent majority

The large number of school district budgets that went down in defeat last week is likely an indication that Long Islander More...

Public Commentary

Full Story

Post informs public; public responds

About a hundred residents attended a Massapequa Park Village Board meeting Monday night concerned about a proposal to limit large boats from being stored on residential property. More...

Poll

Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?