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Officers welcome fire chief to annual safety seminar

Officers of the Association of Fire Districts of Nassau County (AFDNC) welcome Chief Billy Goldfeder, to the 1st Annual Safety Seminar, sponsored by the organization. Shown left to right at the event are: Comm. More...

Digital Age Brings Sex To the Desktop

Looking for a prostitute? Gone are the days of trolling through red light districts. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets . .

Updating the search for the Westminster Kennel Club clubhouse in Babylon: A street discrepancy, an 8-letter difference, in a 1923 Babylon Leader edition creates a burning question concerning the Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) fire. More...


At the Library...

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •Both locations of the Massapequa Public Library will be closed Easter Sunday, March 23. More...


Ronnie Dillon, beloved family matriarch and friend

Former longtime Massapequa resident and loving family matriarch Raphelina "Ronnie" Dillon died Feb. 18, 2008 in Ormond Beach, Florida. She was 88, and dedicated her life to caring for her family and home. More...

Joseph Badamo: N. Massapequa Grand Knight

Longtime North Massapequa volunteer and retired U.S Customs Officer Joseph Badamo died Feb. 25, 2008. He was 84. "My husband was a very special, caring person who never had a bad word about anyone," said his wife of 58 years, Angelina. More...

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, BUDGET VOTE AND ELECTION OF THE FARMINGDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Public Hearing of the qualified voters of the Farmingdale Union Free School District of the Towns of Oyster Bay and Bab More...

Today's News: March 26, 2008

Police offer reward for information leading to arrest in hit and run
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News: March 25, 2008

Four felled by mysterious ailment in Massapequa
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Founder of Massapequa Post, Barbara Cahn, dies in Florida
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Massapequa Chamber of Commerce to host 60th anniversary dinner; honors three businesses

The Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas is gearing up to throw a huge party celebrating its 60th anniversary. Founded in September 1948, the Chamber has promoted local businesses and has helped improve the community by working together. More...

Sex Shops: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

The "hair salon" in West Babylon opened quietly in a strip mall on Sunrise Highway last summer. It was an unusual location, one customer reported, but it was open on a Monday, a day when most salons were closed, so she stopped in for a haircut. More...



Business Beat

Ridgewood Savings Bank announced the expansion of its successful "branch-on-wheels" concept by bringing its full-service Mobile Banking Center to the doorsteps of The Bristal Assisted Living At Massapequa, an assisted living facility at 400 County More...

Massapequa Park Village Merchants Association

Where commerce and community work hand-in-hand

Our very best wishes for a peaceful and happy Easter holiday. The Merchants Association Easter Bunny will be on Park Boulevard, March 20 through March 23, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Our bunny will be giving out free chandy to all the children. More...

Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: THURSDAY, March 20 •Town of Oyster Bay Planning Advisory Board Meeting: 7 p.m. Town Board hearing room, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay. More...

LI Yoga workshop

The Long Island Yoga Association will hold a workshop, Saturday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 407 Main St., Farmingdale. For more information call 631-261-1777 or visit www.longislandyogaassociation. More...

Amityville Public Library to hold public information meeting March 27

The Amityville Public Library will be holding a public information meeting Thurs., March 27, 7:30 p.m. to review the Library's proposed budget. All District residents are invited to attend. More...


A new era in Albany, New Yorkers hope

The swearing-in of Gov. David A. Paterson on Monday put to an end to a sad era of politics in New York State, one in which a man of great potential was pulled down by his own limits and frailties. More...

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Saving lives from alcohol abuse means attitudes must change Dear Editor: As the Chairman of the Underage Drinking Task Force and more importantly as the parent of two young children, I could not agree more with your editorial "Enforcement of ill More...


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