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Village officials still wrestling with voting machine issues

A bill to allow local Villages, schools and fire districts to use the old lever-type voting machines has been introduced into the New York State Legislature. More...

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Schools/Sports

Unqua School staff take on the Harlem Wizards March 2

The Harlem Wizards will match up against Unqua School staff in an evening of basketball and show­manship on March 2, 7 p.m. at the Massapequa High School Gym, 4925 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. This family event is a fundraiser for the Unqua School PTA. More...

P'edge School Board seeks public input during search for Superintendent

With the announcement that school superintendent Christine P'Simer is retiring at the end of June, the Plainedge School Board is beginning its search for her replacement. More...

Payne, Woll and Haag are spelling bee winners at McKenna Elementary School in Massapequa

In January, McKenna Elementary School held it's second annual spelling bee sponsored by the PTA. More...

Events & Calendar

Scout Pack 590 holds Pinewood Derby Race

Cub Scout Pack 590 held their an­nual Pinewood Derby Race in Mass­apequa’s Lockhart Elementary School on January 15th. Fun was had by all the scouts, their families, leaders and visiting dignitaries. More...

Volunteer A AT now for dune stabilization project March 19

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Venditto in­vites fellow DO John you to join him and Town officials, along with Town “ crews and other concerned indi­viduals, on Sat., March 19, 10 a. More...

Temple B’nai Torah plans Purim play March 19

Temple B’nai Torah has set plans for its Purim Shpiel (play) 2011. Purim will be celebrated on Sat., March 19, 7:30 p.m. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices -

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: NAS­SAU COUNTY. L&L AS­SOCIATES HOLDING CORP., Pltf. vs. DIANA M. BOSSERT, et al, Defts. In­dex #10-006715. Pursuant to judgment of foreclosure and sale dated Sept. More...

Man robs Party City in Massapequa

POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC'S HELP

Posted Tues., Feb. 22- A man walked into Party City in Massapequa on Monday, passed a threatening note to a 25-year-old cashier and verbally demanded that she hand over money. More...

Woman arrested for grand larceny

FARMINGDALE TARGET STORE ONE OF SEVERAL SHE ALLEGEDLY DEFRAUDED

Posted Mon., Feb. 21- An Inwood woman was arrested and charged by Nassau County Crimes Against Property Squad detectives for grand larcenies throughout Nassau County between Nov. 16, 2010 and Feb. More...

MPK Village board listens to residents' appeals for stop sign

Prior to the Massapequa Village Board Meeting of Jan. 24, several residents appealed to the board for a stop sign at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Monroe Street. More...

Volunteer firefighter recovering from accident

The first thing that Eric Devine thought of when his vehicle was struck and flipped over five times at the inter­section of Broadway and Front Street was that he was going to die. The sec­ond thing he thought of was that he was paralyzed. More...

 

People/Social

Lions Club scholarship offered to ’pequa students

The Massapequa Park Lions Club will be sponsoring its an­nual scholarship for graduat­ing seniors. The applicant must be a high school senior residing in Massapequa or Massapequa Park. More...

Army Reserve Spec. John M. James returns home

Army Reserve Spec. John M. James is returning to the U.S. after a deployment to Iraq serving in sup­port of Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn, or Af­ghanistan serving in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is the son of Matthew R. and Mary C. More...

Massapequa Senior Center Wednesday morning art classes

The art group at the Massapequa Senior Center meets every Wednesday when the Massapequa Public Schools are in session. For information con­tact: Instructor Patricia Stippell 799-5304 or by email patriciaart@opton­line.net. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Libby spent too long on the lam. Over the last ten months workers in a Hauppauge indus­trial corridor spotted this hun­gry Golden Retriever mix for­aging for food outside various businesses. More...

Obituaries

Mary O’Friel, former Massapequa Park resident, mother of six

Mother of six sons and former Massapequa Park resident Mary Josephine Driscoll O’Friel died Jan. 20, 2011 in Torrance, California. She was 76. “She was a selfless mother with a huge heart,” said her son Daniel. More...

Opinion

Noting change over the years with a bit of nostalgia

What happened to mail? I don’t mean junk mail, bills and advertisements. I mean personal, handwritten let­ters. Am I the only one who cherishes this kind of unique mail? More...

Readers Commentary

Man’s best friend can be found at your local animal shelters

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