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Pets, Pets, Pets

Cats are like potato chips. It is hard to have just one. That said- there is a right and wrong way to introduce a new cat to your feline residents. More...

Library

Post LIBRARY

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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. THURSDAY, December 3 •Massapequa Bd. of Ed. More...

S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedule to be changed in 2010

The Town of Oyster Bay’s S.O.R.T. recycling collection schedule will be changed starting Jan. 4, 2010, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Holiday tree lighting ceremony at Planting Fields Arboretum Dec. 11

The New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced that the fifth Annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay will take place Fri., Dec. 11. More...

Today's news: 12/07/09

The Festival Lights

This Friday marks the first day of Chanukah, an 8-day holiday that marks the miraculous victory of the Jews, led by the Maccabees, against Greek persecution and religious oppression. More...

Massapequans to gain new waterfront access

Coming soon, residents in the Massapequa area will notice two substantial improvements, courtesy of the Town of Oyster Bay: a new waterfront park and improved roads. More...

Operation SPLASH: saving our waterways one at a time

A newly formed local chapter of a Long Island not-for-profit organization, Operation SPLASH, is looking for volunteers and support to further its goals: cleaning up the waterways and shorelines of the South Shore. More...

 

People/Social

Verizon pioneers partnership benefits Unqua students

At Unqua Elementary School in the Massapequa Public School District, the study of geography took on a whole new meaning when students had the opportunity to partner with Verizon Pioneers. More...

American Indian History

Fourth-grade students at the Albany Avenue School in the Farmingdale School District participated in a special “Journey into American Indian Territories.” The program, funded by the Albany Avenue PTA cultural arts division arranged for t More...

Ames Campus students learn about making good choices

In an ongoing effortto help students understand the long-term impact of the many choices they are faced with making and how the habits they form affect their future success, the Massapequa Public School District presented Making High School Count at More...

Obituaries

Donald Cardwell: former East End Civic Association President

Longtime Massapequa resident and local leader Donald A. Cardwell died Nov. 2, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was 94 and had lived on Clocks Boulevard for more than 62 years. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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They sounded the alarm

Instead of talking about prosecuting Michaele and Tareq Salahi, the brazen couple who crashed President Barack Obama’s first State Dinner, Congress should be organizing an award’s ceremony for them. More...

Restaurant trip left bad taste in this writer's mouth

Dear Editor: I have worked in Massapequa and Massapequa Park for the past 32 years, and lived in Massapequa for 30 years. I always believed it was important to patronize the home town establishments to help build a strong community. More...