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Plainedge and Farmingdale Marching Bands on MSG Band Festival tomorrow

Premier show begins at 1:30 p.m.

Posted Wed., Nov. 24: The Farmingdale and Plainedge high schools will be featured on MSG Varsity’s The Marching Bands tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day. The premier show begins at 1:30 p.m. on Cablevision’s IO TV Channel 14. More...

'Twas the betwiching hour at Albany Avenue

Students from Albany Avenue in the Farmingdale School District celebrated Halloween with their annual parade, on Friday, October 29, led by the pre- K and kindergarten classes. Fourth-and fifth-grade students dressed in 1980s style. More...

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Schools/Sports

Lockhart Elementary School students go on a virtual treasure hunt

Massapequa’s Lockhart Elementary School students in Don Bresnihan’s sixth-grade science class, along with enrichment teacher Joanne Markowski, went on a “virtual” treasure hunt after spending time learning about satellites in More...

Maria Regina students join social network Shelfari

As part of a unit on social media, the enrichment students of Maria Regina School in Seaford have joined a social network called Shelfari. This network is a place where people can go to review, discuss and share opinions about books. More...

John H. West Elementary students meet Marine pen pal

Not long after arriving safely back home from defending our country, Staff Sergeant Andrew Exposito visit ed the students in Jenny Seaman’s fifth-grade class at John H. More...

Events & Calendar

Calendar of 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. FRIDAY, November 26 More...

Massapequa Chamber of Commerce hosts Tree and Menorah Lighting December 4

The Chamber of Commerce of the Massapequas will hold its Christmas tree and Menorah lightings, Sat., Dec. 4, 6 p.m. at Klestinec Park, Broadway and Clark Avenue, Massapequa. The snow date is Sat., Dec. 11. All are welcome to the festivities. More...

Good Shepherd Hospice Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting in Babylon Village December 7 and in Seaford December 14

Good Shepherd Hospice, in partnership with Astoria Federal Savings, invites the Long Island community to attend one of the upcoming Tenth Annual Lights of Love Christmas tree and Menorah Lightings. Each events begins at 6 p.m. More...

Opinion

Guest Editorial: Begin this holiday season with the right spirit

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt formally established Thanksgiving as the last day in November and Congress followed up two years later by making it a legal holiday, Americans have marked the day as a way of not only giving thanks but also of set More...

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Distracted driving is dangerous driving

Readers’ Voices: Letters and Commentary

As we all know, distracted driving has become a very serious problem for our state and our country. In New York State at least one out of five motor vehicle crashes has distracted driving listed as a contributing factor. More...

The holiday lights go on in Massapequa Park Village

HUNDREDS GATHER FOR EVENT TO KICK OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON
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Posted Sat., Nov. 27- Hundreds came out for the annual Tree and Menorah Lighting Celebration in Massapequa Park Village at 5 p.m. today, and there was plenty of cheer and good wishes to go around. More...

MPK Village installs new Trustee Tina Schiaffino

Posted Wed., Nov. 24- Saying that she exemplified the principles that are important to the Village of Massapequa Park, Mayor James Altadonna announced the appointment of Tina Schiaffino as the Village’s newest Trustee. More...

Mangano announces new domestic violence program to track offenders

Calling domestic violence a public health emergency, N.C. Exec. Edward P. More...

Getting into the "spirit" of things at St. William the Abbott School

There were lots of ghosts and gobblins wandering the halls of St. William the Abbot School in Seaford this Halloween. More...

MHS Child Study course offers preK program

Massapequa High School’s Family and Consumer Science Department, in conjunction with its Child Study course, will once again sponsor a preschool program for district residents. More...

 

People/Social

NMFD Annual Halloween Parade

It was nothing short of a spirited Halloween morning on Sunday, October 31, as princesses, pirates, and pumpkins strolled down the streets of Massapequa in the 36th annual children’s Rag-a-Muffin Cos- tume Parade, sponsored by the North Mass More...

MHS SADD hosts Safe Halloween

In the spirit of community partnership and tradition, the first floor of Massapequa High School-Main Campus was transformed into one of the largest, most anticipated, student-run events in the area: Safe Halloween. More...

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Pets, Pets, Pets

Lose your pets in the greatest city in the world? Furgettabout’em! The economic crisis has hit everyone, but now because of depleted revenue, more lost pets in NYC will be paying with their lives. More...

Library

It’s Happenin’ At Your Library

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Obituaries

Pat Fleisch, Massapequa resident, dedicated mother

Loving mother Patricia A. Fleisch who dedicated her life to caring for her daughter and disabled son, died Oct. 24, 2010 in North Massapequa. She was 74. More...

Beloved North Massapequa Salon Owner: Linda Ferrari

North Babylon resident Linda E. Ferrari lived her life caring for others. Described as loving and fun, the mother of five, grandmother and wife helped run a salon and her husband’s musical career as well as caring for her home. She died Nov. More...

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Public Notices - Your right to know

SUPREME COURT – COUNTY OF NASSAU DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS FORMERLY KNOWN AS BANKER’S TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED SEPTEMBER 1, 2007, MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. More...

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Should President Barack Obama grant amnesty to illegal immigrants through a Presidential executive order?