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Local physician Cynthia Paulis pursues career as writer

Massapequa resident and writer Cynthia Paulis, M.D. More...

MFD volunteers respond to auto accident

On Sunday, April 25, the Massapequa Fire Department responded to a report about an auto accident with a flipped vehicle at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and O’Connell Street. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

Massapequa Girls Track has great showing at Penn relays and Invitational

The Massapequa girls track team sent three relay teams to compete in the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania recently in front of 50,000 people. More...

MHS DECA Club holding fundraiser May 23

TheMassapequa High School DECA club will be holding a fundraiser to raise money for Angela’s House, a local group home for holding fundraiser May 23 More...

Senior Expo/luncheon on June 4

The 33rd Annual Senior Expo and Luncheon will be held on Friday, June 4 at the Melville Marriott. The Senior Expo with seminars and exhibits will be from 8:30 a.m. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Last Saturday evening a friend called when she encountered a terrible surprise while pulling out the lawn furniture. Nestled in the back of the dark shed was a dead cat. More...

Events & Calendar

This Week’s events

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, May 6 •Ladies Auxiliary of the Massapequa Fire Dept. More...

Audubon Society to hold bird walk May 9

Hempstead Lake State Park will be the location for the South Shore Audubon Society bird walk on Sun., May 9, 9:30 a.m. to noon. All are welcome. More...

Multi-denominational choir to perform at Seaford United Methodist Sunday May 16

The Good News Gospel Choir will perform at the Seaford United Methodist Church Sun., May 16, 10:30 a.m. The public is invited to hear this multi-denominational choir. More...

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Public Notices

Your right to know

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING AND ANNUAL ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND PUBLIC HEARING PLAINEDGE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT TOWN OF OYSTER BAY COUNTY OF NASSAU, NEW YORK NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of More...

Massapequa Park Village to lay off personnel

Mayor says he can't approve a tax increase this year

Layoffs for full and part-time employees as well as some seasonal workers are part of the plan under the 2010-11 Massapequa Park Village. These... More...

Plainedge School spending up 2.86 percent

District looks at layoffs as it faces declining enrollment

The Plainedge School District adopted its 2010/2011 budget, increasing spending by 2.86 percent, the lowest budgetto budget increase for the district since 1998 . More...

Massapequa Schools adopt budget for coming year

$3.5M in reserves helps bring in 2.48% tax levy increase

The Massapequa School District adopted a new budget for next year that calls for an estimated general fund expenditure of $178.2 million, an increase of 3.55 percent or $6.1 million over the current expenditures $172.07. More...

New Nassau Law helps returning service men and women

The Nassau County Legislature recently passed a law that would ease the financial burden on servicemen and servicewomen who are returning from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan to their jobs at the county. More...

 

People/Social

Members of Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter met for the Annual Philanthropic Luncheon

Col. Gilbert Potter Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Amityville Historical Society to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. More...

Legislator Peter J. Schmitt congratulates Massapequa Girl Scout on achieving Gold Award

Devon Marie Esposito, a Girl Scout with Massapequa Troop 2081, recently worked on her Gold Award project. More...

Legislator Rose Marie Walker attends “Over the Hill Gang” Anniversary Awards

Nassau County Leg. Rose Marie Walker attended the “Over the Hill Gang” 35th Anniversary Awards Night on Fri., March 5 at the Farmingdale Knights of Columbus. More...

Library

It's Happenin' At Your Library

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Obituaries

Doug Brink: Massapequa resident, foreman and sales representative

Henry Douglas Brink IV, who was described by those who knew him as affable and well liked, died suddenly April 10, 2010. He was 50 years old and a resident of West Babylon and later Massapequa. More...

Angelina Diana: former Massapequa Park resident, at 97

A gourmet cook of Italian heritage, Angelina Diana always shared her recipes with her family. One that never got passed down, however, was for her home-made Italian bread. More...

Opinion

Charter Schools are a brace against poor performing schools

Some say the passage of a bill in the New York State Senate to double the cap on the number of charter schools allowed in New York from 200 to 460 is a poke in the eye to the New York Teachers Union. More...

Local governments go where Washington fears to tread

The nation’s toughest bill on illegal immigration signed into law last week by Arizona Governor Gov. Jan Brewer has raised considerable controversy and many questions. We think that’s great. More...

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