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Today's news, June 7, 2008: Military vehicle exhibit at American Airpower Museum June 22nd

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New restaurants­- and fare- coming to MPK

Two new restaurants under the same ownership will open in the sites of the former Butera's restaurant and pizza pub in the Southgate Shopping center next month. More...

Scouts in the News

Wolf Cub Scouts from Pack 590 in Massapequa recently visited the Village of Massapequa Park to learn how local government works. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

McKenna turns 50

Massapequa Park's McKenna Elementary School is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. They are looking for pictures and memorabilia to commemorate the occasion. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Babylon has a new doggone mystery, and this time the puzzle has nothing to do with Westminster Kennel Club or canine archaeology. More...

Events & Calendar

Lerner Police Appreciation Run to be held Thurs. June 26

Runners, walkers and wheelchair athletes from the Massapequas, of all ages and levels of ability, are invited to join with David Lerner Associates and the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) for the 17th annual David Lerner Associates Long Isl More...

Deborah Hospital Foundation Annual Craft Fair/Duck Race

The Deborah Hospital Foundation will once again sponsor its 14th Annual Craft Fair/Duck Race to be held Sat., June 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Babylon Town Hall Park and Pond, 200 Sunrise Hwy., Lindenhurst. More...

Bideawee Pet Appreciation Day to be held June 7

Bideawee, one of the nation's oldest humane animal organizations, is hosting Pet Appreciation Day, Sat., June 7, noon to 3 p.m. at its Wantagh location. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and education with your family and furry friends. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES- Your Right To Know

IDS PATENT HOLDING, LLC, a domestic Limited Liability Company (LLC) filed with the Sec of State of NY on 3-6-08. NY Office location: Nassau County. SSNY is designated as agent upon whom process against the LLC may be served. More...

Today's news, June 9, 2008: Local churches help the Gulf Coast

The churches of Long Island united to help the victims of the Gulf Coast during the President More...

Today's news, Sun., June 8, 2008: MHS senior named Presidential Scholar

MassapequaSenior Alec Slatky has been recognized for excellence in leadership, citizenship, artistry and academics by the United States Education Department. More...

MASSAPEQUA REMEMBERS

MEMORIAL DAY, 2008

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Assemblyman Saladino honors Women of Distinction

The First Annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony, hosted by Assemblyman Joseph Saladino, was held at the Farmingdale Library on Sun., May 18th. Six local women were honored for their contributions and commitment to our communities. More...

Memorial Day In Massapequa 2008

"Massapequan's Remember"

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People/Social

Local folks Make the News

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Massapequa resident Jack Schultheis celebrates 100th birthday

Longtime Massapequa resident Jack Schultheis celebrated his 100th birthday on April 14, 2008. He wasborn April 14, 1908 in Marburg Germany, came to the United States in 1924and settled in Ridgewood, Queens. More...

Jaime Leigh Taussig weds Robert Mangan

Jaime Leigh Taussig and Robert Todd Mangan were married October 7, 2007 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Lindenhurst. The reception was at the Watermill in Smithtown. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Milton Welt: MPK Ophthalmologist and active Lion

Former longtime 'Pequan Dr. Milton Welt died in the Newtown Memorial Hospital in Newtown, New Jersey on May 16, 2008. He was 93 years old and spent many years as a local volunteer. More...

Obituaries:

Obituary notices are printed without charge, as space permits. Family members and funeral directors may submit obituary notices to us at 1045 B Park Blvd. MPK, 11762 or may call (516) 798-5100. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Schools should prepare for next year's budget now

With one exception, all school districts in our readership area have had their budgets, adopted, and are on to another year of educating young people. More...

Out in force this year

Large and enthusiastic crowds greeted those who marched in the Memorial Day parades last week. The responses from the public in the parades we covered in three communities were better than it has been in years. More...

Public commentary

State aid and the public's ability to pay cannot keep pace with new school spending

Dear Editor: The price of gasoline is over four dollars a gallon, food items are all going up and there isn't a thing we can do about it. But the blockbuster expense, our local school tax is also going up, and we can do something about that. More...

Poll

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