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Former MHS graduate thanks students for supporting United States Troops

U. S. Army Capt. and Massapequa High School graduate of 1993, Nicholas Auletta, spoke before a group of Babylon students recently, thanking them for their efforts in supporting American troops serving overseas. More...

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Unqua Elementary computer club gets down to nuts and bolts

Third and fourth grade students at Unqua Ele mentary School in the Massapequa School District have been expanding their knowledge about computers during an extra-curricular Computer Club facilitated by Unqua math teacher Bryan Piotrowski. More...

Woodward Parkway school students in Farmingdale perfect their trumpet skills

Erica Hartmann, a band teacher in the Woodward Parkway School in the Farmingdale School District welcomed a musical visitor into her class. More...

SMART Boards and math software engage Massapequa students

Teachers in the Massapequa Public School District have been using SMART Board technology, combined with "RM Math" software to deliver engaging and motivating lessons to district students in grades six through eight. More...

Library

At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library offers programs on an ongoing basis including aerobics and toning classes, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; Tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 1 More...

Obituaries

Rita Cousins: 37-year Massapequan

Longtime Massapequan Rita P. Cousins, who loved and cherished her family, died Dec. 23, 2007. She was 72 years old. She emigrated to Long Island from Northern Ireland in 1964 with her husband and settled in Brooklyn. More...

'Pequan Helen Lawrence

Loving mother and wife Helen B. Lawrence of Massapequa died Dec. 21, 2007. She was 79 years old and loved to garden. Born in Baldwin, she lived in Seaford for many years before settling in Massapequa and raising her family. More...

Opinion

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New recycling law for plastic bags in Suffolk should get notice by Nassau lawmakers

A new law passed in Suffolk County provides the mechanism to have consumers and supermarkets recycle plastic grocery bags. The bill, sponsored by S.C. Leg. More...

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Catholic Schools Light the WayÑ this year's National Catholic School Week theme

The 2008 theme for Catholic Schools Week is "Catholic Schools Light the Way." The theme focuses on the leadership that Catholic Schools provide our nation, producing graduates who light the way to a brighter future for all mankind. More...

Massapequa Schools ink 4-year contract with its principals, directors, associates

The Massapequa School Board approved a fouryear contract with the district's administrator's bargaining unit, calling for a 3.45, 3.45, 3.4 and 3.4 percent increase over the lifetime of the agreement. More...

Duffy helps team to great season

Senior Jillian Duffy of Massapequa helped the Allentown Pennsylvania's Muhlenberg College field hockey team to a successful season. Duffy finished her career as forward for the Mules with seven goals and four assists in her senior season. More...

MHS volleyball Player of the Year signs with College of Wm. & Mary

With the help of their guidance counselors, who have assisted Massapequa High School - Main Campus seniors in the processing of close to a thousand college applications to date, many students are already hearing from some of their top university pi More...

 

People/Social

The Long Island Tres Dias choir performs for the holidays

The Long Island Tres Dias interdenominational choir offered a series of concerts throughout the month of December 2007. Ray Turner, of Amityville, directed the choir, assisted by Debbie DeCillis of Seaford. The concerts were held at St. More...

Girl Scout earns Silver Award

Kelly Clifford earned her Girl Scouts Silver Award by running an Advent activity at Community United Methodist Church, Massapequa. More...

Kellys announce the birth of a son, Aidan

Nancy and Bill Kelly of East Northport are delighted to announce the birth of Aidan Liam Kelly. He was born on Nov. 28, 2007. Aidan weighted eight pounds, 10 ounces and was 22- inches long. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets . . .

Inscribed-"Blencathra Bell Boy (Thomas) / I belong to the Duke of Windsor"- it's not your typical dog tag; nor is it your typical price tag. This metal ID hangs from 1 of 5 leather collars that once adorned Pugs owned by the British royal couple. More...

Events & Calendar

National Fitness Challenge to benefit St. Jude's Hospital

Ladies Workout Express is offering free 10-week training for the Ab Crunch Challenge to be held Sat. March 29 and will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event is expected to raise $1,000,000 for St. Jude. More...

OLL School upgrades Science Lab

Our Lady of Lourdes School, Massapequa Park, announced the opening of its newly refurbished science lab, a facility equipped with the latest electronic learning tools and equipment to help students excel in the sciences. The lab, named the St. More...

Superintendent's Conference Day Moved to January 31

The Massapequa School District announces that its second Superintendent's Conference Day has been moved from Wed., Feb. 6 to Thursday, Jan. 31. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF NASSAU - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005-HE2, Plaintiff, AGAINST JAMES E. GERRITY, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

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