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BOCES vote set for Amityville School District residents

Residents in Western Suffolk BOCES will be asked to approve a $5.48 million capital improvement project for the construction of a permanent complex at its offices at 507 Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills. More...

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BOCES vote set for Amityville School District residents

Residents in Western Suffolk BOCES will be asked to approve a $5.48 million capital improvement project for the construction of a permanent complex at its offices at 507 Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Editor's Note: The column entitled "No Candy for Kitty " about a feline genetic defect that makes cats unable to taste sweets was awarded the Muse Medallion for the "Best Newspaper Article" in this year's Cat Writers Association (CWA) comp More...

Events & Calendar

POST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, December 7 Town of Oyster Bay Planning Advisory Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Town Board hearing room, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

An evening of holiday magic Dec. 11

The Long Island Mystics is the local chapter of the Society of American Magicians (S.A.M.). the S.A.M. was founded over 100 years ago by a group of new York magicians. Among those early founders was Harry Houdini. More...

ToBay announces free firewood available to residents beginning December 15

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Angelo A. Delligatti announced that beginning Saturday, December 15, the Town will have free firewood available for Town residents. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Don't get caught up in holiday rush

Singing Christmas Carols in the Village square, taking holiday home tours, watching children gaze up adoringly at Santa and whispering their list of wishes in his ear, sipping hot chocolate with neighbors and friends at the annual tree lighting cere More...

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Public Commentary

Babylon Town Supervisor asks Republic to be a good neighbor

The following is a copy of a letter sent to Michael Geiger, Republic Airport's Director by Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone It is extremely disappointing that Republic Airport is considering moving forward with additional hangar projects More...

Commissioners Unopposed in Water District Elections

In both the upcoming Massapequa and the South Farmingdale Water District election races, the incumbents are running unopposed. Both districts will hold their elections on Tuesday, December 12th. In Massapequa, Commissioner John F. More...

No. Massapequa FD holds Children's Rag-A-Muffin Parade

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, back row, third from right, and Council members Joe Muscarella, right; Rose Marie Walker, back row, fourth from right, and Elizabeth A. More...

 

People/Social

Nicholas Kunda of Massapequa volunteers in Africa

Nicholas M. Kunda of Massapequa, a senior at Arizona State University, spent five weeks this summer volunteering in Ghana, Africa. More...

David M. Pabon inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame

On October 13, David M. Pabon, a 1996 graduate of Massapequa High School, was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame by his alma mater, Binghamton State University. More...

Congratulations on the Baptism of Thomas James Donnelly IV

The baptism of Thomas James Donnelly IV was celebrated August 26, 2006 at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Bohemia. Thomas is the son of Thomas and Krista Donnelly of Bohemia. Godparents are Allison Marro and Sean Donnelly. More...

Obituaries

Jessica Merritt Griffiths: Descendent of original Farmindale family

Longtime West Islip resident Jessica Merritt Griffiths, a descendent of Englishman Thomas Powell who purchased 15-square miles of land, part of which became Farmingdale, died October 27, 2006 at her home. She was 82 years old. Mrs. More...

Margaret Kinney, 84, former North Massapequa resident

Margaret T. "Peg" Kinney, a former Farmingdale School District employee and North Massapequa resident, died November 13, 2006 in Stuart, Florida. She was 84 years old. Born February 24, 1922 in New York, New York to Thomas R. More...

Jeanne Stevens: Devoted East Massapequa mother of eight

Longtime East Massapequa resident Jeanne M. Stevens, who worked as an executive secretary for the Amityville Cemetery for many years, died November 13, 2006 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home in Amityville. She was 84 years old. More...

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