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LATEST NEWS: Two arrested after shooting in Massapequa

Incident followed altercation near Central Avenue and Grand Boulevard

Nassau County Police arrested two men Sunday night charging them in a shooting incident... More...

CAR FIRE ties up traffic on Sunrise Highway

Police say vehicle was stolen

Amityville and Massapequa firefighters worked to put out a car fire that occurred shortly after 6 p.m., May 30. The vehicle was in the eastbound lane of Sunrise Highway at County Line Road. More...

Contamination from abandoned gasoline station fuels concerns

If Marc Sanzone didn't have an idea his yard was polluted after detecting the strong odor of gasoline fol­lowing each rainfall, he did after he saw moni­toring wells being put in in front of his home. The Department of Environmental Con­servation More...

Massapequa Schools in lockdown following bank robbery Thursday

The Massapequa School District locked down all of its schools at approximately 1 p.m. Thurs., May 27 fol­lowing a robbery at Bank of America, Sunrise Highway and Unqua Road. More...

Local Grads...

•Heather M. DeFlorio of Massapequa, daughter of Su­san and Joe DeFlorio, graduated magna cum laude from Hunter College in Manhattan with a master of arts de­gree in English and ado­lescent education. More...

Celebrating the South Shore Trolley

The Town of Babylon will be celebrating the 100th anniveThe 100th anniversary of Babylon trolleys will be celebrated Fri., June 11, and Sat., June 12 when the town will host one-hour bus tours along the historic trolley route of the Babylon Rail­roa More...

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Schools/Sports

Modell’s Sporting Goods supports Massapequa Coast Little League

Modell’s Sporting Goods recently made a $1,000 donation to the Mas­sapequa Coast Little League. In photo is Anthony Donofrio of the Massapequa Coast Little League at the April 30th Yankees vs. More...

Massapequa runners score in Unqua School 5 K run

Veteran Massapequa runners Glenn Morse and Marty Schimmele, each won trophies in the second annual Rocky’s Rockin’ 5 Kilometer Run, hosted by the Unqua PTA at the Unqua Elementary School on May 23rd. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Babylon, home of the clubhouse and kennels belonging to West­minster Kennel Club (WKC) from 1880 to 1904, was linked with “pooch prestige” from the get-go. More...

Keep your kids safe and drug-free

Heroin and prescription drug abuse have grabbed the headlines of our local papers on a very regular basis. Our children have dearly paid the price for a growing problem that is not going away. However, answers and re­sources are available. More...

Events & Calendar

Sen. Fuschillo helps residents shed the meds

Residents from all across the South Shore filled sev­eral barrels with their expired and unwanted medica­tions as part of a Shed the Meds program sponsored by New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick). More...

Albany Avenue Inaugural 5K Run

The Farmingdale School District invites the Farmingdale community to the Inaugu­ral 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at Albany Av­enue Elementary School on Sun., June 6. More...

Science of Spirituality and Meditation programs

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center, 79 County Line Rd., Amityville has scheduled two pro­grams for the near future. On Sat., June 5, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

Your right to know

Notice of Formation of IPR PROPERTIES, LLC. Ar­ticles of Organization filed with the Secretary Of State of New York (SSNY) on March 10, 2010. Office is located in Nassau County. More...

Massapequa Hall of Fame Director Jack Abate dies

Retired Massapequa School District employee

Retired Massapequa School District employee and professional actor and singer John "Jack" A. Abate More...

Today's News: Marc Gann named Bar Association President

Attorney is a Massapequa resident

Marc Gann of Massapequa, a criminal defense attorney at... More...

LATEST NEWS: Two arrested after shooting in Massapequa

Incident followed altercation near Central Avenue and Grand Boulevard

Nassau County Police arrested two men Sunday night charging them in a shooting incident... More...

LATEST NEWS: MPK Village and Merchants Association at odds over annual Street Fair

Village refuses permit citing association's status

The Village of Massapequa Park and the Massapequa Park Merchants Association are embroiled in a bit of a street fight. The issue: the Village’s annual fair along Park Boulevard... More...

IN THE NEWS

MHS Hall of Fame nominees wanted

Hall of fame President Mike Hanna announced that the Director’s Selection Committee is accepting new nomi­nations for future induction. Graduates and former students of Massapequa or Berner H.S. are eligible for consideration. More...

NMFD offers safe haven

The North Massapequa Fire District Board of Commis­sioners recently passed a board resolution to designate its two firehouses as official Safe Havens for abandoned newborns. Now, birth mothers are provided with another outlet to re­linquish More...

Parenting in the Massapequa Preserve

Theswan who lives in Brady Park Pond (Massapequa Preserve) has four baby swans, two who were born April 20 and two who were born May 1. She is shown protecting her litter on a berm-like nest. More...

Massapequa FD assists Bethpage FD at hazardous spill at Town skating rink

A week after local firefighters conducted a mock hazmat drill, they were called to the scene of the real thing. More...

 

People/Social

Massapequa HS students perform at Victorian high tea at Broadlawn Manor

Ladies at Broadlawn Manor, a senior community, hosted a Victorian high tea on May 16. More...

President’s Day for the Amityville Women’s Club held Apil 27th, 2010

President’s Day for the Ami­tyville Women’s Club was April 27. President Mary Ann Costa invited 20 presidents plus mem­bers of the Amityville Women’s Club bringing total attendance to almost 90 people. More...

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino attends the Senior Semi-Formal at Parkview Nursing Home

Assemblyman Joseph Saladino recently visited seniors at the Parkview Nursing Home in Massapequa for their annual Senior Semi-Formal. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

Massapequa 523 Central Avenue 798-4607 Massapequa Park 40 Harbor Lane 799-0770 More...

Obituaries

Joe Shields, taught English in Massapequa School District

Retired Massapequa English teacher and longtime West Islip Library Joseph “Joe” E. Shields, died May 10, 2010 in West Islip. He was 83. More...

Opinion

Editorial:

Parades remind us of what is best about our country

Prior to the September 11 terrorist attacks on our country, many of the parades down our main streets were thin in terms of marchers and thinner yet in terms of spectators standing at the sidelines and cheering the marchers on. More...

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Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

Constitutional rights are upheld by the ACLU, not subverted

Dear Editor: Re Mr. Kotz letter to the editor April 1, 2010 entitled, “America needs to pay attention to those who are under­mining the Constitution.” Mr. More...

Poll

Do you expect to spend more this holiday season than you did last year?