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Farmingdale's Albany Avenue Students hold their own vote for president

On Wednesday, November 5, the Albany Avenue School in the Farmingdale School District held its student council elections. More...

Mustangs remember the less fortunate

Coaches, players and cheerleaders with the Massapequa Mustangs Youth Football League know how to apply aspects of teamwork and dedication for success on the gridiron. More...

Fairfield school enjoys "Morning Broadcast"

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, shown right, addressed students during an interview on the Fairfield Elementary School Morning Broadcast Show discussing the "It's your vote" and the Massapequa Triangle community project with student hosts More...

Library

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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

John Smillie, longtime 'Pequan

Longtime Massapequa Park resident John K. Smillie died Dec. 6, 2008. He was 62. Born in Queens, he lived in Massapequa Park for more than 40 years, most recently on Willow Street. Mr. Smillie was a member of the U.S. More...

Former 'Pequan Greg McGrath at 52

Gregory McGrath, who was born and raised in Massapequa Park, died suddenly Nov. 30, 2008 while home visiting his family for Thanksgiving. He was 52 years old and lived in Parkesburg, Pennsylvania. More...

Opinion

Garrett Quedens' death is a sobering reminder that foolish decisions can ruin lives

Editorial

Young people should be able to make some foolish mistakes and move on with their lives, hopefully smarter and wiser. That's the way life is supposed to work. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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MSD should adopt strict ballot procedures

Public Commentary

Dear Editor: As you know, when the last School Board election was held, one of the candidates, Gary Bennett, was informed that he lost the election by one vote. I understand that the count of votes on the voting machines was in his favor. More...

New Smokin' Al's restaurant in MPK stirs up heated debate

Since their opening, Smokin' Al's Famous BBQ on the corner of Park Boulevard and Merrick Road has served up ribs, pulled pork with sides of slaw to thousands of customers. More...

Educators: Seniors should not be in holding pattern

Massapequa looks for a new educational approach to final year of high school

A new approach to looking at senior year is being explored by the Massapequa School District. More...

Massapequa Fire Department swears in first members of the fire department

On Wed. Dec. 3 Massapequa Fire Department Chief Thomas Fitzsimmons swore in the first members of the fire department sponsored Explorer Post #630. Several fire department members will be counselors for the Explorer Post. More...

 

People/Social

Dulanto named Executive Director, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Foundation

Kathy Dulanto was recently appointed executive director, of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation. In her new position, Dulanto will be responsible for identifying and developing opportunities for financial support of The Foundation. More...

Awards given to 7th precinct Police Officer and Medical Technician

At its September meeting, the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce honored two local Nassau County Law Enforcement officers, recognizing them for their service during National Law Enforcement month. Honored at the Sept. More...

Army National Guard soldiers reenlistment

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Editor's Note: We are pleased to announce that Joanne and "Pets, Pets, Pets" have 5 nominat ions in the Dog Writers Association o f America (DWAA) 2008 Writing Competition. More...

Events & Calendar

Leg. Schmitt and Post 1066 remember veterans

Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt joined with the members of the American Legion Post 1066 for Veterans Day observances. More...

Historical societies co-host program on Grumman January 11

Lois Lovisolo, director of the Bethpage Public Library and former historian-archivist of the Grumman Corporation, will present a joint program for the Central Park Historical Society and the Farmingdale- Bethpage Historical Society on Sun., Jan 11, More...

Temple B'Nai Torah honors scouts at scout Shabbat

Temple B'nai Torah will celebrate its community Boy Scout and Girl Scout Sabbath honoring Scouts of Nassau County as part of its Friday evening family service on Feb. 6, 2009, 7:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices Your right to know

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF NASSAU HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2006-1, Plaintiff against DOUGLAS J. MORAN, SANDRA M. MORAN, MICHAEL MORAN, Defendant(s). More...

Poll

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