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Schools/Sports

Please meet our grads and honor students

•Named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts are Mass­apequa residents Kerri E. Caulfield and Kathleen M. Zarnitz. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Dogs and cats have been domesticated for thousands of years with most breeds originating in other countries. More...

"Dishing the Dirt"

with the Amityville Parks Commission

July # Keep weeding! # Add mulch for weed control and to preserve moisture. # Dead head climbing roses to promote more blooms. More...

Obituaries

Leon, Massapequan and former Kiwanis president

Vincent Leon, a former resident of Massapequa, was a leader in his community. As a former president of the Kiwanis Club, he was responsible for the creation of the Kiwanis Fishing Bridge project, which was completed afterhis term of office. Mr. More...

Opinion

Editorial

In this case the means justify the end sought

News accounts documenting the five-week stale­mate in the New York State Senate paint a distorted picture of what is taking place in Albany. They dwell on what is not being done there when the real story is about what is. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Kevin Eastwood
Full Story

Public Commentary

Let's Not Make it Built-MORE Shores

Dear Editor: So, the high-profile headlines have faded. TheTown of Oyster Bay moratorium on predatory build More...

In the News

Members of the Massapequa Tea Party, a non-partisan group of residents protesting high taxation, joined with Tea Partiers in Rockville Centre at a demonstration at the Rockville Centre Train Station June 15. More...

Massapequa's Rob Whitenack drafted by Cubs

Rob Whitenack waited patiently in his room, watching a live stream of the Major League Baseball draft on his computer. As teams rolled through the initial rounds without calling his name, the SUNY Old Westbury pitching prospect didn't waiver. More...

 

People/Social

Grace Day school in Massapequa held its Mother's Day tea

Grace Day School in Massapequa recently held its annual kindergarten Mother's Day tea. More...

Grace Day School Garden Club members along with student volunteers help beautify the school grounds

Amityville and Massapequa residents, Pius, Joseph, Thomas and Kristian are members of Massapequa's Grace Day School's Garden Club. Theclub is moder­ated by Amityville resident and Grace par­ent, Christine Crema. More...

Seaman Nofi graduates U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center

Coast Guard Seaman Travis J. Nofi,a 2000 graduate of Farmingdale High School, Farmingdale, N. Y., recently grad­uated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 •The Harbor Lane Library offers the following ongoing programs: aerobics and toning classes on Mondays, 7:30 p.m.; tournament Scrabble, Mondays, 11 a.m More...

Events & Calendar

Post CALENDAR

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Farmingdale F.D. Water Witch Engine and Hose Company holds Spring Fling

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone (4th from right) recently attended the Farmingdale Fire Department Water Witch Engine & Hose Co # 1 Spring Fling Fundraiser, which helps support the Department. More...

Discuss drought-tolerant plants July 15

Newsday's Jessica Demeano, garden de­tective will discuss drought tolerant plants. She is a trained master gardener and has over 20 years experience in television, print, radio and online media. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of formation of CONFIGURATION M A NA G E M E N T SOLUTIONS LLC. Articles of Organization filed with the Secretary of State of New York SSNY on 04/27/2009. Office located in Nassau. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?